The Force10 S-Series is a family of resilient, small form factor Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches designed to exceed requirements for enterprises and service providers alike. S-Series switches complement the resiliency and density of the Force10 E-Series, providing a scalable, high performance end-to-end network solution. These switches are suitable for the carrier Ethernet core and/or access.

Key Enterprise Applications

  • Line-rate GbE and 10 GbE rack switches for the most demanding data center, storage or compute facility
  • PoE for wiring closets that require core resiliency and high availability for VoIP and wireless connectivity

Key Service Provider Applications

  • Layer 2 small form factor POP interconnect leveraging 10 GbE for cost-effective metro or intra-POP transport
  • Scalable multi tenant unit (MTU) core or distribution switch

S-Series Product Matrix


PTS’ technical design and deployment approach includes a consultative assessment, plan, and design approach to confirm the right product for purchase and deployment within the data center or computer room. Our approach follows an eleven step process:

Data Center Consulting Data Center Design and Engineering Data Center Products Data Center Construction Data Center Commissioning Data Center Implementation Data Center Monitoring and Control Data Center Operations and Maintenance


Features & Benefits

The Force10 ExaScale E-Series Switching and Routing platform provides the following features and benefits:

High performance Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet in varied form factors Cost-effective
Full complement of standards-based Layer 2 and Layer 3 features Standards-based
Leverages both the E-Series & S-Series End-to-end solutions


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