Summit X460 Series

Intelligent, cost-effective edge switching

  • High-Performance and Highly Scalable Switching and Routing
  • High Density, Small Form Factor
  • Flexible IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE-plus)

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Summit® X460 series – the scalable advanced aggregation and edge switch with the revolutionary modular operating system, ExtremeXOS®.

The Summit X460 series is based on Extreme Networks® revolutionary ExtremeXOS, a highly resilient OS that provides continuous uptime, manageability, and operational efficiency. Each switch offers the same high-performance, non-blocking hardware technology, in the Extreme Networks tradition of simplifying network deployments through the use of common hardware and software throughout the network. The Summit X460 switches are effective campus-edge switches with IEEE 802.3at PoE-plus and can also serve as aggregation switches for traditional enterprise networks. The Summit X460 series is also an option for DSLAM or CMTS aggregation, or for active Ethernet access. The Summit X460  can also be used as a top-of-rack switch for many data center environments with features such as high-density Gigabit Ethernet for concentrated data center environments; XNV™ (ExtremeXOS Network Virtualization) for centralized network-based Virtual Machine (VM) inventory, VM location history, and VM provisioning; Direct Attach™ to offload VM switching from servers, thereby improving performance; high-capacity Layer 2/Layer 3 scalability for highly virtualized data centers; and intra-rack and cross-rack stacking with industry-leading flexibility.

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High-Performance and Highly Scalable Switching and Routing

Summit X460 offers core-class intelligent switching and routing with exceptional port density and high-performance stacking technology powered by the ExtremeXOS® modular operating system.

High Density, Small Form Factor

Extreme Networks® Summit X460 provides high density for Gigabit Ethernet in a very small 1RU form factor for up to 52 ports in one system and 416 ports in a stacked system using backward compatible 40Gbps SummitStack™ or new high-speed SummitStack-V80 running at 80Gbps and at distances up to 100m between switches. In addition, Summit X460 supports the new SummitStack-V capability to utilize 10GbE ports as stacking ports, enabling the use of standard cabling and optics technologies. SummitStack-V provides long-distance stacking capability of up to 40 km.

Summit X460 offers optional 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for six ports in one system and 32 ports in a stacked system, with the industry standard SFP+ interface. For emerging demands from data, storage, voice, and data convergence, Summit X460 provides highly scalable Layer 2/3 switching and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)/Hierarchical Virtual Private LAN Service (H-VPLS) by supporting up to 32,000 Layer 2 MAC addresses or 12,000 IPv4 and 6,000 IPv6 Longest Prefix Match (LPM) routing tables. Summit X460 switches also support Provider Bridges (PB, IEEE 802.1ad).

High Availability and Simplicity

Summit X460 enables enterprise campus, data center, and Carrier Ethernet edge, aggregation and core backbone deployment in AC-powered and DC-powered environments. Summit X460 simplifies network operation with ExtremeXOS modular OS, available across Extreme Networks Ethernet switches. The ExtremeXOS operating system provides high availability and simplicity with one OS everywhere in the network.

AVB Support

Summit X460 supports IEEE Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standards to enable reliable real-time audio and video transmissions over Ethernet, for high-definition and time-sensitive multimedia streams with assigned Quality of Service (QoS). ExtremeXOS leverages AVB to identify and reserve network resources for A/V traffic streams and supports synchronous streaming capabilities to ensure reliable and high-quality A/V transmissions over Ethernet.

High-Performance Switching and Routing

  • 52-port, 48-port, or 28-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connectivity in a 1RU form factor
  • Optional two-port 10GbE in Slot A to provide 20Gbps uplinks
  • Optional four-port 10GbE in Slot B to provide 40Gbps uplinks
  • Optional in Slot B is Voice-grade SummitStack™ 40Gbps or SummitStack-V80 80Gbps high-speed stacking or SummitStack-V, longer distance stacking
  • Flexible IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE-plus) to meet the growing demand of converged network applications
  • Advanced Layer 2/Layer 3 switching and MPLS/H-VPLS support Comprehensive Security Management
  • User policy and host integrity enforcement, and identity management
  • Universal Port Dynamic Security Profiles to provide fine granular security policies in the network
  • Threat detection and response instrumentation to react to network intrusion with CLEAR-Flow Security Rules Engine
  • Denial of Service (DoS) protection and IP security against man-in-the-middle and DoS attacks to harden the network infrastructure

Environmental Specifications

  • EN/ETSI 300 019-2-1 v2.1.2 – Class 1.2 Storage
  • EN/ETSI 300 019-2-2 v2.1.2 – Class 2.3 Transportation
  • EN/ETSI 300 019-2-3 v2.1.2 – Class 3.1e Operational
  • EN/ETSI 300 753 (1997-10) – Acoustic Noise
  • ASTM D3580 Random Vibration Unpackaged 1.5G

Operating Conditions
Summit X460-24t, X460-48t, X460-24x, and X460-48x

  • Temp: 0° C to 45° C (32° F to 113° F)

Summit X460-24p, X460-48p

  • Temp: 0° C to 40° C (32° F to 104° F)
  • Humidity: 10% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Altitude: 0 to 3,000 meters (9,850 feet)
  • Shock (half sine): 30 m/s2 (3G), 11 ms, 60 shocks
  • Random vibration: 3 to 500Hz at 1.5G rms

Packaging and Storage Specifications

  • Temp: -40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)
  • Humidity: 10% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Packaged Shock (half sine): 180 m/s2 (18G), 6 ms, 600 shocks
  • Packaged Vibration: 5 to 62Hz at velocity 5 mm/s, 62 to 500Hz at 0.2G
  • Packaged Random Vibration: 5 to 20Hz at 1.0 ASD w/–3 dB/oct. from 20 to 200Hz
  • Packaged Drop Height: 14 drops minimum on sides and corners at 42 inches (<15 kg box)

Regulatory and Safety
North American ITE

  • UL 60950-1 2nd Ed., Listed Device (US)
  • CSA 22.2 #60950-1-03 2nd Ed. (Canada)
  • Complies with FCC 21CFR 1040.10 (US Laser Safety)
  • CDRH Letter of Approval (US FDA Approval)

European ITE

  • EN 60950-1:2007 2nd Ed.
  • EN 60825-1+A2:2001 (Lasers Safety)
  • TUV-R GS Mark by German Notified Body
  • 2006/95/EC Low-Voltage Directive

International ITE

  • CB Report & Certificate per IEC 60950-1 2nd Ed. + National Differences
  • AS/NZX 60950-1 (Australia/New Zealand)

EMI/EMC Standards
North American EMC for ITE

  • FCC CFR 47 part 15 Class A (USA)
  • ICES-003 Class A (Canada)

European EMC Standards

  • EN 55022:2006+A1:2007 Class A
  • EN 55024:A2-2003 Class A includes IEC 61000-4-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11
  • EN 61000-3-2,8-2006 (Harmonics)
  • EN 61000-3-3 2008 (Flicker)
  • ETSI EN 300 386 v1.4.1, 2008-04 (EMC Telecommunications)
  • 2004/108/EC EMC Directive

International EMC Certifications

  • CISPR 22: 2006 Ed 5.2, Class A (International Emissions)
  • CISPR 24:A2:2003 Class A (International Immunity)
  • IEC 61000-4-2:2008/EN 61000-4-2:2009 Electrostatic Discharge, 8kV Contact, 15 kV Air, Criteria A
  • IEC 61000-4-3:2008/EN 61000-4-3:2006+A1:2008 Radiated Immunity 10V/m, Criteria A
  • IEC 61000-4-4:2004 am1 ed.2./EN 61000-4-4:2004/A1:2010 Transient Burst, 1 kV, Criteria A
  • IEC 61000-4-5:2005 /EN 61000-4-5:2006 Surge, 2 kV L-L, 2 kV L-G, Level 3, Criteria A
  • IEC 61000-4-6:2008/EN 61000-4-6:2009 Conducted Immunity, 0.15-80MHz, 10V/m unmod. RMS, Criteria A
  • IEC/EN 61000-4-11:2004 Power Dips & Interruptions, >30%, 25 periods, Criteria C

Country Specific

  • VCCI Class A (Japan Emissions)
  • ACMA (C-Tick) (Australia Emissions)
  • CCC Mark
  • KCC Mark, EMC Approval (Korea)

Telecom Standards

  • ETSI EN 300 386:2001 (EMC Telecommunications)
  • ETSI EN 300 019 (Environmental for Telecommunications)
  • NEBS Level 3 compliant to portions of GR-1089 Issue 4 and GR-63 Issue 3 as defined in SR3580 with exception to filter requirement
  • MEF 9 compliant
  • MEF 14 compliant
  • IEEE 802.3 Media Access Standards
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3z 1000BASE-X
  • IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-X
  • IEEE 802.3at PoE Plus