K-Series

A cost-effective, flow-based modular switch

  • Versatile, full-featured flow-based switching capabilities
  • High-performance/capacity in a small form factor
  • Unique CoreFlow2 ASICs for deep visibility and control

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Versatile, high-density switching for campus-edge to small core environments.

The Extreme Networks K-Series® is the most cost-effective, flow-based switching solution in the industry. Providing exceptional levels of automation, visibility, and control from the network edge to the small enterprise core, these flexible, modular switches significantly reduce operational costs while still offering premium features.

Designed to address the challenges associated with a growing demand for access to new applications and services, the K-Series protects businesses’ traffic and supports changing operational needs. This includes the consumerization of IT and “bring your own device” programs that require more robust location, identification, visibility, and overall management capabilities.

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Cost-effective flow-based switching for your enterprise network.

  • Versatile, high-density edge to small core switching with flexible connectivity and power options reduces cost of ownership
  • Integrated visibility, granularity, and control delivers significant cost savings and premium security for mission-critical networks
  • Easy to deploy access controls and prioritization provides more robust location, identification and overall management capabilities including support for “bring your own device” programs
  • Advanced automated network provisioning maximizes the efficiency and reliability of supporting new IT services

Granular intelligence in a small form factor.

Business alignment
  • Ensures each end-user receives the information, services, and applications needed to achieve their business goals through extensive network visibility and control capabilities
  • Green and efficient power system modularity drives down power and cooling costs by providing optimal incremental power consumption
  • Consistent end-user experience and network protection by effectively allocating critical network services while blocking suspicious traffic
Operational efficiency
  • Flexible-density, small form factor chassis provides up to (216) 10/100/1000 ports with (8) 10Gb uplinks in a standard rack, significantly reducing footprint costs
  • Management automation and built-in resiliency features drive down operational costs and maximize uptime
Security
  • Reduces risk and simplifies network administration with built-in (not bolted-on) security
  • Protects business traffic from malicious attacks and maintains information confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Extends network access control and security to existing edge switches and wireless access points, meeting the challenges associated with the consumerization of IT
Support and service
  • Industry-leading customer satisfaction and first-call resolution rates

 

Performance and Capacity
 
K10
K6
Switching Fabric Bandwidth440Gbps280Gbps
Switching Throughput299Mpps (Measured in 64-byte packets)190Mpps (Measured in 64-byte packets)
Routing Throughput299Mpps (Measured in 64-byte packets)190Mpps (Measured in 64-byte packets)
Address Table Size32,000 MAC Addresses32,000 MAC Addresses
VLANs Supported4,0964,096
Transmit Queues1111
Classification Rules8,196/chassis8,196/chassis
Packet Buffering4.5GB3.0GB
Physical Specifications
 
K10
K6
Chassis Dimensions
(H x W x D)
H: 31.02 cm cm (12.219”)
W: 44.70 cm (17.60””)
D: 35.546 cm (14”)
7U
H: 22.15 cm (8.719”)
W: 44.70 cm (17.60”)
D: 35.546 cm (14”)
5U
Host Memory and Flash1Gb DRAM
32MB flash memory
1Gb DRAM
32MB flash memory
Environmental Specifications
 
K10
K6
Operating Temperature+5° C to +40° C (41° F to 104° F)+5° C to +40° C (41° F to 104° F)
Storage Temperature-30° C to +73° C (-22° F to 164° F)-30° C to +73° C (-22° F to 164° F)
Operating Humidity5% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing5% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
Power over Ethernet Specifications
 
K10
K6
Power Requirements100 to 125 VAC, 12 A or 200 to 250 VAC, 7.6 A; 50 to 60Hz (Max per power supply)100 to 125 VAC, 12 A or 200 to 250 VAC, 7.6 A; 50 to 60Hz (Max per power supply)
System PowerAutomated or manual PoE power distributionAutomated or manual PoE power distribution
Per-port enable/disable, power level, priority safety, overload, and short-circuit protectionPer-port enable/disable, power level, priority safety, overload, and short-circuit protection
System power monitorSystem power monitor
PoE Power:
400W per power supply (100 to 125 VAC) 2,400W Max. 800W per power supply at (200 to 250 VAC) 4,800W Max.
PoE Power:
400W per power supply (100 to 125 VAC) 2,400W Max. 800W per power supply at (200 to 250 VAC) 4,800W Max.
Standards ComplianceIEEE 802.3af
IEEE 802.3at
IEEE 802.3af
IEEE 802.3at
Agency and Standard Specifications
 
K10
K6
SafetyUL 60950-1, FDA 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11, CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN 60825-1, EN 60825-2, IEC 60950-1, 2006/95/EC (Low Voltage Directive)UL 60950-1, FDA 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11, CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN 60825-1, EN 60825-2, IEC 60950-1, 2006/95/EC (Low Voltage Directive)
Electromagnetic CompatibilityFCC 47 CFR Part 15 (Class A), ICES-003 (Class A), EN 55022 (Class A), EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, AS/NZ CISPR-22 (Class A). VCCI V-3. CNS 13438 (BSMI), 2004/108/EC (EMC Directive)FCC 47 CFR Part 15 (Class A), ICES-003 (Class A), EN 55022 (Class A), EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, AS/NZ CISPR-22 (Class A). VCCI V-3. CNS 13438 (BSMI), 2004/108/EC (EMC Directive)
Environmental2002/95/EC (RoHS Directive), 2002/96/EC (WEEE Directive), Ministry of Information Order #39 (China RoHS)2002/95/EC (RoHS Directive), 2002/96/EC (WEEE Directive), Ministry of Information Order #39 (China RoHS)