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Extreme Networks Debuts 40 GbE X8 Switch

Extreme Networks (NASDAQ: EXTR) is now out with its new BlackDiamond X8 chassis.

The X8 was first shown last week during the Interop conference running 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40 GbE) traffic. The X8 Chassis can be setup to run up to 192, 40 GbE port or up to 768, 10 GbE ports. In terms of total overall performance, Extreme is positioning the X8 as a 20 Terabit chassis.

"The X8 is a brand new chassis, with up to 20 terabits of switching capacity and 1.28 terabits per slot," Shehzad Merchant, VP of Technology at Extreme Networks, told InternetNews.com.

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An Extreme 40 Gbps Switch