Hewlett Packard Enterprise FlexFabric 5940 48xGT 6QSFP28 Managed L2/L3 10G Ethernet (100/1000/10000) Black 1U

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FlexFabric 5940 48xGT 6QSFP28 Switch
The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series is a family of high-performance and low-latency 10GbE and 40GbE top-of-rack (ToR) data center switches. The 5940 Switch includes 100G uplink technology which is part of the HPE FlexFabric data center solution and is a cornerstone of the FlexNetwork architecture. The 5940 Switch is suited for deployment at the aggregation or server access layer of large enterprise data centers or at the core layer of medium-sized enterprises. It is optimized for high-performance server connectivity, convergence of Ethernet and storage traffic, and virtual environments.

What's new

VXLAN Layer 2 and Layer 3 gateway support.

Pre-configured switch bundles for deployment in the campus aggregation and core.

Comware 7 advanced modular operating system designed for high availability.

IRF supports of up to nine switches simplifies management by up to 88%.

EVPN, OpenFlow and SDN automate manual tasks and speed service delivery.


High-Density, Advanced, Data Center Switches

The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series enables customers to scale their server-edge 10/40/100GbE ToR deployments with high-density 48 x 10GbE (SFP or BASE-T) with 6 x 40GbE ports, 48 x 10GbE (SFP or BASE-T) with 6 x 100GbE ports, and 32 x 40GbE ports, delivered in a 1RU design.

The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series is also available with a 2-slot modular version delivering 2 40GbE ports and a 4-slot modular version with 4 40GbE ports.

High-Performance Data Center Switching

The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series delivers up to 2.56 Tbps switching capacity for the most demanding data center applications.

It supports up to 1904 MPPS throughput for data-intensive environments.

Low latency, under 1µs for 40GbE, gives your network increased throughput.

VXLAN support for network virtualization and overlay solutions for improved flexibility.

Includes Open vSwitch Database (OVSDB) for dynamic VXLAN tunnel management.

Business Agility and Resilience with Comware 7

The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series delivers Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Resilient Fabric (IRF) <50 msec convergence time enabling faster application response time.

The In Service Software Update (ISSU) enables high availability with modular updates accomplished without a reboot or power cycle, in the background.

Simplicity and Lower TCO

HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series simplifies switch management by up to 88% with 9-unit Intelligent Resilient Fabric (IRF).

No hidden costs with simple one license per switch for all OS features.

All switch ports are active and ready to use without need for activation licenses.
EAN 0190017014845
Management features
Multicast supportYes
Traffic shapingYes
Traffic classificationYes
ARP inspectionYes
Switch typeManaged
Web-based managementYes
System event logYes
Quality of Service (QoS) supportYes
Switch layerL2/L3
Optical fiber
Fiber optic connectorQSFP28
Fiber ethernet cabling technology1000BASE-X
Packet buffer memory16 MB
Physical stacking (units)9
Internal memory4096 MB
Flash memory1024 MB
Input voltage-40 - -75 V
Power supply includedNo
AC input voltage90 - 264 V
AC input frequency50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption (typical)320 W
Technical details
Physical stacking (units)9
Form factor1U
Product colourBlack
Rack mountingYes
Ports & interfaces
QSFP+ module slots quantity6
Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports quantity48
Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports type10G Ethernet (100/1000/10000)
Gigabit Ethernet (copper) ports quantity1
USB 2.0 ports quantity1
Fiber optic connectorQSFP28
Console portRJ-45/Mini-USB
Networking standardsIEEE 802.1s,IEEE 802.1w,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3ad,IEEE 802.3ae,IEEE 802.3ah,IEEE 802.3x
10G supportYes
Data transmission
Throughput1607 Mpps
Latency (10 Gbps)1 µs
Packet buffer memory16 MB
MAC address table288000 entries
Switching capacity2160 Gbit/s
Multicast features
Multicast supportYes
Management protocolsSNMP, Telnet, FTP
Packet buffer memory16 MB
Internal memory4096 MB
Flash memory1024 MB
Form factor1U
Product colourBlack
LED indicatorsYes
Rack mountingYes
LED indicatorsYes
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Power over Ethernet (PoE)No
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)0 - 45 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)10 - 90%
Heat dissipation887 BTU/h
Weight & dimensions
Width440 mm
Depth660 mm
Height43.6 mm
Weight13 kg
Packaging data
Quick start guideYes
User guideYes
Other features
Input voltage-40 - -75 V
Packaging content
Quick start guideYes
User guideYes
Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Enterprise