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ERS 4000 Series

Intelligent Stacking for the Network Edge

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Intelligent Stacking for the Network Edge

The Ethernet Routing Switch 4000 Series are next-generation, high-performance, feature-rich Ethernet Switch platforms specifically optimized for the Wiring Closet demands of the mainstream Enterprise.  ERS 4000 Series products deliver the agility to perform equally in conventional IP and Ethernet Fabric-based networking solutions.

The ERS 4900 models leverage the latest advances in network switching architecture design to maximize hardware performance and software capability. These products represent a clear evolutionary step for the ERS 4000 Series, particularly in terms of value and future-ready flexibility, and have been optimized for the Enabled Edge role.

The new ERS 4900 products are an important part of this strategy, integrating Fabric Connect capabilities into a form-factor that is cost-effective, flexible, and reliable. ERS 4900s can be deployed standalone, or configured as a Stackable Chassis system of up to eight units/400 ports, supported by up to 416Gbps of virtual backplane bandwidth.

Supporting modern Enterprise applications requires a flexible and highly reliable infrastructure, and the ERS 4900 products deliver against this challenge. These are highly strategic products, fit-for-purpose for conventional Routed IP connectivity requirements and future-ready for the evolving and emerging software- defined needs of tomorrow. Boasting equal competency for both IP- and Fabric-based networking give businesses the flexibility to satisfy all common deployment scenarios, with the added advantage of an easy transitioning between the two.

  • Deliver high-performance, resilient Ethernet connectivity for Wiring Closet and Network Edge deployments. Featuring stacking technology with twice the virtual bandwidth of leading competitors, superior energy efficiency, and ease of operation, the ERS 4000 can address the most demanding converged edge requirements.
  • Consolidate voice, video, and data on a single infrastructure that supports PoE/PoE+, plug-and-play for IP Phones, and sophisticated QoS. These Ethernet Switches help ensure that your network is ready for advanced collaboration applications or technologies.
  • Non-blocking, wire-speed switching architecture
  • Integrated design that is optimized for low latency and high Quality-of-Service (including QoS-aware Stackable Chassis interfaces)
  • Feature-rich support for conventional VLAN, Private VLAN, Multi-Link Trunking, Spanning Tree technologies
  • Stackable Chassis technology supporting scalability up to 8 units/400 ports, and Auto-Unit Replacement for Software Image and Configuration
  • Fabric Connect technology supports L2 Virtual Service Networks (VSNs), IP Shortcut Routing, IP Multicast-over-Fabric Connect, ETREE, and Fabric Attach
  • IP Routing includes support for Static, RIP/RIPng, OSPF, ECMP, VRRP, Routing Polices and Source- based Routing, and PIM-SM/PIM- SSM
  • Up to 2 field-replaceable, hot-swappable AC internal Power Supplies, available in 250W and 1,025W ratings for – respectively – non-PoE and PoE applications.
  • Integrated internal Fans providing side-to-side airflow
  • Industry-leading warranty:
    • Lifetime Hardware Warranty, providing Next Business Day shipment of replacement hardware
    • Lifetime Software Warranty, providing access to Updates and Upgrades.
    • Lifetime Basic Technical Support
    • 90-Day Post-Purchase Advanced Technical Support

Convergence-Ready Switches for the Wiring Closet and Network Edge

Stackable Chassis technology on the ERS 4000 Series lets you start small and expand the network as needed. Stack up to eight Switches for enhanced network availability. You’ll have simplified management, and up to 384Gbps of virtual backplane capacity.

The ERS 4000 simplifies convergence and consolidation of voice, video, and data on a single infrastructure. This includes powering network devices, using plug and play to set up IP phones, and sophisticated QoS capabilities.

The ERS 4900 models support Fabric Connect. This lets Fabric-based services extend from the Data Center to the Network Edge, providing a consistent enterprise-wide virtual network that is more adaptive, reliable, and simpler to operate.

  • Smooth implementation: Our Stackable Chassis technology combines a non-blocking internal switching fabric with a high-speed backplane to deliver more than twice the virtual backplane capacity of leading competitors’ solutions. These Switches support unit hot swapping and auto-configuration that minimizes disruption to other switches and traffic.
  • Solid performance: Designed to keep the most demanding collaboration applications running optimally, the ERS 4000 Series supports both PoE and PoE+, sophisticated QoS, and plug and play for IP phones.
  • Superior energy efficiency: The ERS 4000 Switches are, on average, 36% more energy-efficient than competitive solutions. They support an Energy Saver technology that can dim power consumption for both the Switch and IP Phones by 25% during off-peak hours without losing telephony connectivity.
Highlights
Pay-as-you-grow resilient Stacking
Convergence-ready for advanced communications
Choice of PoE or PoE+ to support PDE devices
Simplified network operations
Extend Fabric Services to the Network Edge
Lifetime Warranty
Deployment Scenarios
Access switches for midsize/midstream campus networks
Supported Technologies
Stackable Chassis
Fabric Connect
Fabric Attach
Standardized IPv4 and IPv6 Routing
Product Components
ERS 4950GTS
48-port Gigabit RJ45 and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4950GTS-PWR+
48-port Gigabit RJ45 with PoE+ and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4926GTS 24-port Gigabit RJ45 and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4926GTS-PWR+
24-port Gigabit RJ45 with PoE+ and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4850GTS


48-port Gigabit RJ45 including 2-port Combo Gigabit SFP, and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4850GTS-PWR+ 48-port Gigabit RJ45 with PoE+ including 2-port Combo Gigabit SFP, and 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4826GTS

24-port Gigabit RJ45 including 2-port Combo Gigabit SFP, and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
ERS 4826GTS-PWR+

24-port Gigabit RJ45 with PoE+ including 2-port Combo Gigabit SFP, and 2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+
Base Software License
Separately orderable:
• Advanced Software License
• Second AC Power Supply for HA Power
• Ethernet Transceivers, as required
System Characteristics
Non-blocking Switching Fabric, up to 188Gbps
Stackable Chassis capacity:
• 4900 – 52Gbps per Switch, up to 512Gbps
• 4800 – 48Gbps per Switch, up to 384Gbps
24 or 48 Access ports of Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
Uplink ports:
• 4900 – 2 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
• 4800 – 2 Combo ports of Gigabit SFP and 2 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Available with or without PoE/PoE+
Physical Attributes
Power: up to 2 AC Power Supplies
Height: 1RU
Connectivity:
• 10 Gigabit SFP+ sockets also support 1 Gigabit Ethernet Transceivers
• Gigabit RJ45 ports also support 10/100Mbps

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