HPE FlexNetwork 5940 48 Port Managed Switch

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  • L3
  • Managed
  • 48 x 1 Gigabit / 10 Gigabit SFP+ + 6 x 40 Gigabit / 100 Gigabit QSFP28
  • Rack-mountable

Product Description

HPE FlexNetwork 5940 48 Port Managed Switch

Ultimate flexibility for an ever-changing Data Center requirements. This entire series is part of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise FlexFabric data center solution,which is a cornerstone of the FlexNetwork architecture.

The FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series is ideally suited for deployment at the aggregation or server access layer of large enterprise data centers,or at the core layer of medium-sized enterprises. With the increase pace of deploying virtualized applications,adopting software-defined networking,and the server-to-server traffic,many data centers now require spine and ToR switch innovations that will meet their requirements. The HPE FlexFabric 5940 is optimized to meet the increasing requirements for higher-performance server connectivity,convergence of Ethernet and storage traffic,the capability to handle virtual environments,and low-latency.

Technical Specification

HPE FlexNetwork 5940 48 Port Managed Switch

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 48 x Gigabit / 10Gbit LAN SFP+ ¦ 6 x 100Gbit/40Gbit LAN QSFP28 ¦ 1 x serial (console) RJ-45 ¦ 1 x management RJ-45 ¦ 1 x management (Gigabit LAN) SFP ¦ 1 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x mini-USB 2.0


Compliant Standards CISPR 22 Class A, GOST, EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-4-11, IEC 61000-4-2, IEC 61000-4-3, IEC 61000-4-4, IEC 61000-4-5, IEC 61000-4-6, IEC 61000-4-8, NOM, EN 61000-3-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-6, ICES-003 Class A, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-11, RoHS, EN 61000-4-8, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, ANATEL, UL-AR, EN 60825-1, ANSI C63.4-2003, EN 60825-2, EN 61000-3-2:2006, VCCI Class A, EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001+A2:2005, EMC 2004/108/EC, EN 55022 Class A, FCC CFR47 Part 15 A, EN 60950-1/A11, FDA 21 CFR, ANSI/TIA-1057, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 55024:1998+A1:2001+A2:2003
Included Accessories 2 x HPE X711 front (port side) to back (power side) airflow high volume fan tray


Device Type Switch - 48 ports - L3 - Managed - stackable
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable 1U
Subtype 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ports 48 x 1 Gigabit / 10 Gigabit SFP+ + 6 x 40 Gigabit / 100 Gigabit QSFP28
Performance Latency (10 Gbps): < 1 µs ¦ Throughput: up to 1607 Mpps ¦ Routing/switching capacity: 2160 Gbps
Capacity VXLAN tunnels: up to 4000 ¦ VLANs supported: 4096 ¦ IPv4 routing table entries: 120000 ¦ IPv6 routing table entries: 60000
MAC Address Table Size 288K entries
Jumbo Frame Support 10000 bytes
Max Units In A Stack 9
Fibre Channel FC-BB-5
Routing Protocol OSPF, BGP-4, IS-IS, RIP-1, RIP-2, IGMP, VRRP, OSPFv2, PIM-SM, IGMPv3, OSPFv3, static IPv6 routing, ECMP, RIPng, MLDv2, Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), BGP+
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 1, SNMP 2, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, CLI, SNMP 4
Authentication Method Secure Shell (SSH), RADIUS, TACACS, TACACS+, Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2)
Features Flow control, DHCP support, ARP support, port mirroring, Weighted Round Robin (WRR) queuing, SNTP support, Weighted Fair Queuing (WFQ), sFlow, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support, Virtual Switch Redundancy Protocol (VSRP) support, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support, Data Center Bridging Exchange (DCBX) support, enhanced transmission selection, Access Control List (ACL) support, Quality of Service (QoS), Committed Access Rate (CAR), Device Link Detection Protocol (DLDP) support, LLDP support, Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), Data Center Bridging (DCB), redundant hot swappable fans, Class of Service (CoS), Strict Priority (SP), Intelligent Resilient Framework Technology (IRF), Multicast Border Gateway Protocol (MBGP), reverse airflow support, 12.2MB packet buffer, Precision Time Protocol (PTP), FCoE support, RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE), In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU), FCoE Initialization Protocol (FIP), Shortest Path Bridging (SPB), Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN), Priority-Based Flow Control (PFC), Ethernet Virtual Private Network (EVPN), Network Timing Protocol (NTP), Weighted Deficit Round Robin (WDRR), layer 4 classification
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1ad, IEEE 802.3ah, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.1AX, IEEE 802.1Qbb, IEEE 802.1Qaz, IEEE 802.3ag
Flash Memory 1 GB


Power Device Internal power supply - hot-plug
Installed Qty 2 (installed) / 2 (max)
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1
Power Provided 650 Watt
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Features Front-to-rear airflow

Dimensions & Weight

Width 44 cm
Depth 46 cm
Height 4.36 cm

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 45 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

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