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5/1/2012
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Interop 2012 Preview: 12 Cool Products

Cloud computing, big data, and mobile lead the big themes at the Interop 2012 enterprise IT event. Get a sneak peek at some of the innovative products we expect to see.
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The Gnodal GS0072 is a 2RU, 72-port, 40-gigabit Ethernet (GbE) powerhouse. Incorporating 12 of Gnodal's Peta switch ASICs into a single chassis, the GS0072 is effectively a self-contained, fully redundant 40-gigabit fabric-in-a-switch. With almost 7 Tbps of throughput and latency as low as 282ns, the switch packs the most 40-gigabit ports into a single box we've seen yet. And if you don't yet need 40-gigabit throughput, using QSFP+ breakout cables means the switch can handle up to 288 10-gig ports while drawing as little as 860W of power when using copper Twinax cables.

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