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. This also includes 100G uplink technology which is part of the HPE FlexFabric data center solution, and is a cornerstone of the FlexNetwork architecture.
The FlexFabric 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.
High-Density, Advanced, Datacenter Switches
The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series enables customers to scale their server-edge 10/40/100 GbE ToR deployments with high-density 48 x 10 GbE with 6 x 40GbE ports, 48 x 10 GbE with 6 x 100GbE ports, and 32 x 40 GbE ports, delivered in a 1RU design.
High-Performance Datacenter 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 business agility.
VXLAN support for network virtualization and overlay solutions.
OVSDB for dynamic VXLAN tunnel management.
Business Agility and Resilience with Comware 7
The HPE FlexFabric 5940 Switch Series delivers 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 extra hidden cost with simple one license per switch for all OS features.
All switch ports are active and ready to use without need for activation licenses.
Management & Protocols
Network & Communication
|Redundant Power Supply Supported
|Expansion Slot Type
|Number of Total Expansion Slots
|Shared SFP Slot
||Layer 3 Switch
|Manufacturer Part Number
||Hewlett Packard Enterprise
||FlexFabric 5940 48XGT 6QSFP28 Switch
|Total Number of Network Ports
|Port/Expansion Slot Details
||48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network
|6 x 100 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot|
Media & Performance
||10 Gigabit Ethernet
|100 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Media Type Supported