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Unique CoreFlow2 architecture delivers tens of millions of flows for deep visibility and control.

Adaptive networks begin with a Terabit-class, convergence-ready, modular and standalone switch family that provides high-performance scalability along with granular visibility and control over users, services, and applications to meet the demands of today’s businesses applications. Optimized for use with key technologies including voice and video, virtualization, and cloud computing, the S-Series® from Extreme Networks is the only industry solution robust and flexible enough to support the ever-changing landscape of today’s campus connectivity and enterprise data center environments.

CoreFlow2 Technology Brief

Available in the following configurations:

  • 8-slot chassis offering up to 576 ports of Gigabit Ethernet or 128 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 6-slot chassis offering up to 432 ports of Gigabit Ethernet or 96 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 4-slot chassis offering up to 288 ports of Gigabit Ethernet or 64 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 3-slot chassis offering up to 216 ports of Gigabit Ethernet or 12 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1-slot chassis offering up to 72 ports of Gigabit Ethernet or 16 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • S-Series Standalone (SSA) system with 48 ports of Triple Speed Ethernet or 48 ports of Gigabit Ethernet SFP connectivity and 4 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ connectivity

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Granular policy control without impacting performance or user experience.

  • Industry-leading flow-based switching architecture via CoreFlow2
  • Multiple chassis and modular design for flexible configuration to meet any price/performance requirements
  • Greater than 9.5Tbps backplane capacity with 2.56Tbps switching capacity and 1920Mpps throughput
  • Built-in hardware support for 10/100/1000, 1GE, 10GE, 40GE, emerging protocols (IPv6). and large-scale deployment protocols (MPLS)
  • Scalability from 48 to 576 ports with QSFP, 10GBase-T and SFP+ connectivity options
  • Industry-leading port-type flexibility with available PoE+
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
  • CoreFlow2 architecture intelligently manages millions of users and applications
  • 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
  • Versatile high-density solution with highly flexible connectivity
  • Automated network provisioning for virtualized, cloud, and converged voice/video/data environments
  • High availability redundancy features including self-healing maximizes business continuity for critical applications
  • Management automation and built-in resiliency features drive down operational costs and maximize uptime
  • Terabit-class performance with granular traffic visibility and control
  • 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 Port Density
Chassis Slots---13468
System Switching Capacity40Gbs120Gbs120Gbps320Gbps360Gbps1.28Tbps1.92Tbps2.56Tbps
System Switching Throughput30Mpps90Mpps90Mpps240Mpps360Mpps960Mpps1440Mpps1920Mpps
Total Backplane Capacity---320Gbps525Gbps3Tbps7Tbps9.5Tbps
Maximum 10/100/1000 Base-TX Class 3 PoE
or 1000Base-X SFP (MGBIC) ports per system
484848 (No PoE)72216288432576
Maximum 10GBase-X SFP+ ports per system4442496112168232
Maximum 40GBase-X QSFP+ ports per system---6-243648
SSA Performance and Port Density
Part Number SSA-T4068-0252SSA-T1068-0652ASSA-G1018-0652SSA-T8028-0652SSA-G8018-0652
Port Type RJ45RJ45SFPRJ45SFP
Port Quantity4848484848
Port Speed 10/100/1000Gbps10/100/1000Gbps1000Gbps10/100/1000Gbps1000Gbps
Uplink Port Quantity44444
Uplink Speed10Gb10Gb10Gb10Gb10Gb
PoE Support802.3af, 802.3at802.3af, 802.3at---
Switching Capacity 40Gbs120Gbs120Gbs120Gbs120Gbs
Switching Throughput30Mpps90Mpps90Mpps90Mpps90Mpps
AirflowSide to SideSide to SideSide to SideFront to BackFront to Back
I/O Module Specification: S130 Class Modules
Part NumberST4106-0248SG4101-0248
Used inS3/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS3/S4/S6/S8
Port TypeRJ45SFP
Port Quantity4848
Port Speed10/100/1000Gbps1000Gbps
PoE Support802.3af, 802.3at-
Option Module Slots1, (Type1)1, (Type1)
Module I/O Throughput30Mpps30Mpps
I/O Switching Capacity40Gbps40Gbps
I/O Module Specification: S140 Class Modules
Part NumberST2206-0848SG2201-0848SK2008-0832SK2009-0824
Used inS3/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS3/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS3/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS3/S4/S6/S8 Chassis
Port TypeRJ45SFPSFP+10GBase-T
Port Quantity48483224
Port Speed10/100/1000Gbps1000Gbps10Gbps10Gbps
PoE Support802.3af, 802.3at---
Option Module Slots2, (Type 2)2, (Type 2)--
Module I/O Throughput120Mpps120Mpps120Mpps120Mpps
I/O Switching Capacity160Gbps160Gbps160Gbps160Gbps
I/O Module Specification: S180 Class Modules
Part NumberSK8008-1224SK8009-1224SL8013-1206
Used inS4/S6/S8 ChassisS4/S6/S8 ChassisS4/S6/S8 Chassis
Port TypeSFP+10GBase-TQFSP+
Port Quantity24246
Port Speed10Gbps10Gbps40Gbps
PoE Support---
Option Module Slots---
Module I/O Throughput240Mpps240Mpps240Mpps
I/O Switching Capacity320Gbps320Gbps320Gbps
I/O Fabric Module Specification: S130 Class
 Wiring Closet, Distribution Layer, Small Network Core
Part NumberST4106-0248-F6
Used inS1A/S4/S6/S8 Chassis
Port TypeRJ45
Port Quantity48
Port Speed802.3af, 802.3at
Option Module Slots1, (Type 2)
Module I/O Throughput45Mpps
I/O Switching Capacity60Gbps
Fabric Throughput (Each)240Mpps
Fabric Throughput (Load Sharing Pair)480Mpps
I/O Fabric Module Specification: S180 Class
Part NumberST8206-0848-F8SG8201-0848-F8SK8008-1224-F8SK8009-1224-F8SL8013-1206-F8
Used inS1A/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS1A/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS1A/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS1A/S4/S6/S8 ChassisS1A/S4/S6/S8 Chassis
Port TypeRJ45SFPSFP+10GBase-TQSFP+
Port Quantity484824246
Port Speed10/100/1000Gbps1000Gbps10Gbps10Gbps40Gbps
PoE Support802.3af, 802.3at----
Option Module Slots2, (Type 2)2, (Type 2)
Module I/O Throughput120Mpps120Mpps240Mpps240Mpps240Mpps
I/O Switching Capacity60Gbps160Gbps320Gbps320Gbps320Gbps
Fabric Throughput (Each)960Mpps960Mpps960Mpps960Mpps960Mpps
Fabric Throughput (Load Sharing Pair)1920Mpps1920Mpps1920Mpps1920Mpps1920Mpps
Physical SpecificationsDimensions (H x W x D)Rack Units
S8-Chassis63.96 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (25.19” x 17.60” x 18.63”)14.5U
S8-Chassis-POE472.87 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (28.69” x 17.60” x 18.63”)16.5U
S8-Chassis-POE877.31 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (30.44” x 17.60” x 18.63”)17.5U
S6-Chassis88.70 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.35 cm (34.92” x 17.59” x 18.64”)20U
S8-Chassis-POE497.50 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.35 cm (38.39” x 17.59” x 18.64”)22U
S4-Chassis40.00 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (15.75” x 17.60” x 18.63”)9U
S4-Chassis-POE448.90 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (19.25” x 17.60” x 18.63”)11U
S3-Chassis-A31.11 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (12.25” x 17.60” x 18.63”)7U
S3-Chassis-POEA37.46 cm x 44.70 cm x 47.32 cm (14.75” x 17.60” x 18.63”)9U
S1-Chassis-A8.69 cm x 44.88 cm x 60.27 cm (3.42” x 17.67” x 23.73”)2U
SSA S130 and S150 (S-Series Standalone)4.44 cm x 44.70 cm x 59.43 cm (1.75” x 17.60” x 23.40”)1U
SSA S180 (S-Series Standalone)4.37 cm x 44.73 cm x 57.30 cm (1.72” x 17.61” x 22.55”)1U
Power Supplies
Model numberCurrent RatingInput VoltageInput FrequencyPower Output (100-120v)Power Output (208-240v)
S-AC-PS20A100-240 VAC50-60Hz1,200W1,600W
S-AC-PS-15A15A100-240 VAC50-60Hz930W1,600W
S-DC-PS-48-60 V DC-1,200W1,200W
SSA-FB-AC-PS-A (I/O Exhaust)15A100-240 VAC50-60Hz480W480W
SSA-FB-AC-PS-B (I/O Intake)15A100-240 VAC50-60Hz480W480W
SSA-AC-PS-625W15A100-240 VAC50-60Hz625W625W
SSA-AC-PS-1000W15A100-240 VAC50-60Hz1,000W1,200W
POE (803.3af, 802.3at)
Model numberCurrent RatingInput VoltageInput FrequencyPower Output (100-120v)Power Output (208-240v)
S-POE-PS20A100-240 VAC50-60Hz1,200W2,000W
4 Bay POE Power4,800W (max)8,000W (max)
8 Bay POE Power9,600W (max)16,000W (max)
Operating Temperature5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F)
Storage Temperature-30° C to 73° C (-22° F to 164° F)
Operating Relative Humidity5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Agency Specifications
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)
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)
Environmental2002/95/EC (RoHS Directive), 2002/96/EC (WEEE Directive), Ministry of Information Order #39 (China RoHS)
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