LANCOM XS-6128QF

10G stackable fiber aggregation switch for enterprise networks

This 10G aggregation switch is a high-performance distribution base for subordinate access switches and offers the highest operational efficiency and reliability. Its full configuration of 20 SFP+ ports (10G) – including 4 mGbE (1G/2.5G/5G/10G) combo ports – and FleX uplink ports with up to 200G uplink capacity guarantees flexibility and investment protection. In addition, the professional PSU redundancy, hot-swappable fan modules and backplane stacking of up to 400G bandwidth ensure fail-safe operation. Management is automated via the LANCOM Management Cloud (SD-LAN) or via Web-GUI and CLI.

Technical features

  • Multi-Gigabit aggregation switch with 20x 10G SFP+ downlink ports, thereof 4x multi-Gigabit combo ports (SFP+ or 1G / 2.5G / 5G / 10G nBASE-T), plus 4 additional SFP+ ports when using SFP+ modules in the 4x 25G SFP28 ports
  • FleX uplink ports (4x 25G SFP28 or 2x 40G QSFP+)
  • Support of Virtual Port Channel (VPC or MC-LAG) to implement networks with 100% uptime
  • Non-blocking backplane stacking via 4 dedicated 50G SFP-DD-FleX ports
  • Full layer 3 functionality: VRRP, DHCP, static and policy-based dynamic routing via OSPF v2/v3 and BGP4
  • Redundant hot-swappable PSU and 2 hot-swappable fans for maximum reliability
  • Front-to-back airflow for optimal cooling in 19” racks
  • Security with configurable access control on all ports as per IEEE 802.1X and access control lists
  • Secure remote management through TACACS+, SSH, SSL, and SNMPv3
  • Industry standard CLI
  • Cloud-managed LAN and switch stacking for a convenient management via the LMC
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty (LLW) included

Advantages

State-of-the-art multi-Gigabit performance on all ports

The LANCOM XS-6128QF offers extremely strong port performance and unmatched port flexibility through its future-proof fiber-optic FleX ports. This makes it the perfect foundation for fail-safe networks that can cope with the increasing demands from IoT, mobile devices, and cloud applications. 20 SFP+ ports (10G), 4 of which can be used as multi-Gigabit Ethernet (mGbE) combo ports, serve as a high-performance distribution instance for building switch structures. Enormous backhaul capacity is available via either 2 QSFP+ (40G) or 4 SFP28 (25G) high-speed uplink FleX ports. Non-blocking backplane stacking via 4 SFP-DD FleX ports (50G) ensure "line-speed" switching without latency. Ideal for virtualized applications and use as a higher-level campus switch in very large, distributed enterprise networks. If uplinking or stacking is not required, the front FleX uplink ports can be used as either 4x 10G/25G or 2x 40G downlink ports, and the rear SFP-DD FleX ports can be used as 4x 25G downlink ports for aggregating access switches.

Unsurpassed flexibility with FleX port configuration options

Unmatched port flexibility is provided on the LANCOM XS-6128QF via four different board configurations. The four configuration options can be conveniently changed via CLI or Web GUI followed by a device reboot. The following table shows the impressive flexibility of the LANCOM XS-6128QF:

Flexibility and investment protection thanks to stacking technology

The stacking feature keeps your network flexible and your investment secure. Stacking makes child’s play of expanding your network, as several…

The stacking feature keeps your network flexible and your investment secure. Stacking makes child’s play of expanding your network, as several physical switches combine into a single logical unit for convenient maintenance and management. When you expand your network, the new switch automatically receives a configuration from the stack master and is ready to use within seconds. Furthermore, device or network redundancies can be implemented with stacking for maximum reliability. With the LANCOM XS-6128QF, stack processing with a separate backplane CPU remains independent of network load thanks to four dedicated SFP-DD-FleX ports (50G).

Network design with 100% uptime via VPC / MC-LAG

Virtual Port Channel (VPC), or Multi-chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG), is the preferred solution for increasing the reliability of large network infrastructures. If you link two LANCOM…

Virtual Port Channel (VPC), or Multi-chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG), is the preferred solution for increasing the reliability of large network infrastructures. If you link two LANCOM XS-6128QF in a VPC network, one of the two devices takes over the tasks of the other device without interruption in the event of a defect or failure, e.g. during a firmware update. To ensure constant data forwarding, the switches exchange important information about the network via their peer link, such as MAC tables and routing information. For 100% network uptime, the switches remain independently manageable devices that can be restarted or updated individually.

Techpaper: Design guide – switch redundancy concepts

Techpaper: Setup guide – switch VPC configura­tion

Flexible network topologies

The LANCOM XS-6128QF is an ideal aggregation instance for the networking of access switches. Depending on the size of the installation, it integrates into the network topology either on the top level as core switch facing the WAN (2-tier design) or on the second level as distribution switch between a core switch and…

The LANCOM XS-6128QF is an ideal aggregation instance for the networking of access switches. Depending on the size of the installation, it integrates into the network topology either on the top level as core switch facing the WAN (2-tier design) or on the second level as distribution switch between a core switch and the access switches (3-tier design).

TCO-optimized design

The design concept of the LANCOM XS-6128QF provides for a very low total cost of ownership (TCO), because all ports are natively available, which saves a costly modular design. So this aggregation switch enables all maximum port options out of the box with combo downlink (copper/fiber) and combo uplink (25G/40G) fiber…

The design concept of the LANCOM XS-6128QF provides for a very low total cost of ownership (TCO), because all ports are natively available, which saves a costly modular design. So this aggregation switch enables all maximum port options out of the box with combo downlink (copper/fiber) and combo uplink (25G/40G) fiber ports. All ports are industry standard, even for stacking, so there is no need for costly proprietary cables. For example, there is the option of using SFP+ modules in the 4x 25G SFP28 ports for up to 4 additional SFP+ ports. Decentralized stacking thanks to the possibility of using standard short and long range modules is also possible with this model.

Full layer 3 functionality

The LANCOM XS-6128QF is capable of performing layer 3 tasks such as DHCP server functionality, i.e. IP address management, or the predefinition of network routes across one or more network segments. Thanks to dynamic routing, the switch can also…

The LANCOM XS-6128QF is capable of performing layer 3 tasks such as DHCP server functionality, i.e. IP address management, or the predefinition of network routes across one or more network segments. Thanks to dynamic routing, the switch can also react quickly to network changes. The optimal route for data traffic within the network is thus constantly redefined by the LANCOM XS-6128QF based on the load level. This results in a load reduction on the router, so that these capacities are then additionally available for handling external data traffic and increase the efficiency of the entire network.

Maximum operational security

The LANCOM XS-6128QF can be operated with up to twohot-swappable PSUs (power supply units). This allows a quick and uninterrupted replacement of defective power supply units. Front-to-back airflow design with swappable fans improves cooling in 19-inch racks and extends the…

The LANCOM XS-6128QF can be operated with up to twohot-swappable PSUs (power supply units). This allows a quick and uninterrupted replacement of defective power supply units. Front-to-back airflow design with swappable fans improves cooling in 19-inch racks and extends the product lifetime. Stacking is a major contribution to highly resilient scenarios.

Cloud-managed LAN and switch stacking

With the LANCOM Management Cloud, the XS-6128QF offers quick and easy network integration as well as automatic provision of the configuration across…

With the LANCOM Management Cloud, the XS-6128QF offers quick and easy network integration as well as automatic provision of the configuration across locations with the a click of a mouse. Cloud-managed LAN replaces the configuration of individual devices and enables automatic assignment of VLANs to switch ports. Cloud-managed switch stacking also enables convenient management and monitoring of the entire stack. Learn more in the  Design guide switch stacking.

Configurable access control

The LANCOM XS-6128QF stops rogue clients from gaining unauthorized access to the network. This is ensured by secured access control on all ports as per IEEE 802.1X (port-based, single, multi, and MAC-based) or by ACLs (access control lists).

"IT Security made in Germany"

As a holder of the "IT Security made in Germany" trust mark, LANCOM has also committed to keeping its products free of secret backdoors. This makes the LANCOM switches ideal for operation in sensitive environments and always in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Secure remote management

Secure communication protocols such as SSH, SSL and SNMPv3 mean that the LANCOM XS-6128QF is ideal for the professional management of remote networks. The switch also supports the TACACS+ protocol for authentication, authorization and accounting. This optimized solution promises maximum security for multi-site network management and monitoring.

Secure Terminal Access

This function provides access to the command line of the LANCOM switch ("CLI tunneling") directly from the LANCOM Management Cloud—encrypted and without leaving the cloud interface. Be it trace or ping commands for rapid troubleshooting, access to low-level configuration parameters and detailed…

This function provides access to the command line of the LANCOM switch ("CLI tunneling") directly from the LANCOM Management Cloud—encrypted and without leaving the cloud interface. Be it trace or ping commands for rapid troubleshooting, access to low-level configuration parameters and detailed statistics in the LCOS SX operating system, or secure remote access to third-party devices in the local network via the integrated SSH client—Secure Terminal Access offers expert functions and extensive diagnostic and troubleshooting commands on your devices.

LANCOM Limited Lifetime Warranty (LLW)

This enterprise switch is reliably covered ex factory by the LANCOM Limited Lifetime Warranty. Regardless of the switch's operating time, the replacement service is valid until the End of Life status of the device (max.…

This enterprise switch is reliably covered ex factory by the LANCOM Limited Lifetime Warranty. Regardless of the switch's operating time, the replacement service is valid until the End of Life status of the device (max. 10 years). For perfect complement: Ensure minimal downtime in the event of a hardware defect with next-business-day delivery of a replacement device. We recommend LANcare NBD Replacement or in combination with guaranteed service times LANcare Direct Advanced 24/7 or 10/5.

Infopaper: LANCOM Limited Lifetime Warranty

Connectors

Connectors of the LANCOM XS-6128QF

Further information & news

Options & accessories

¹ Compatible SFP modules: SFP-SX-LC1, SFP-SX2-LC1, SFP-LX-LC1, SFP-SX-LC10, SFP-LX-LC10, SFP-LR40-LC10, SFP-SR-LC25, SFP-LR-LC25, SFP-SR-MPO40, SFP-LR-LC40, SFP-BiDi1550-SC1, SFP-BiDi1310-LC10, and SFP-CO10-MG (max. 4x SFP-CO10-MG per switch)

² Compatible Direct Attach Cable: SFP-DAC10-1M / -3M, SFP-DAC25-1M / -3M, SFP-DAC40-1M / -3M, and SFP-DD-DAC50-1M / -2,5M

Recommended access switches

For best possible performance in your distributed networks, we recommend the switch aggregation via SFP+ (10G). The LANCOM access switches listed here are equipped with SFP+ ports and are hence the ideal combination with the LANCOM XS-6128QF.

Service & support

Included services

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty (LLW): replacement service (return & replace) until the End of Life status of the device (maximum 10 years)
  • Security and feature updates within the LLW
  • Technical manufacturer support for LANcommunity partners and end customers with LANcare Direct or LANcare Premium Support

Optional services

Click below to get more information as well as the item numbers for convenient additional booking.

Click below to get more information as well as the item numbers for convenient additional booking.

Notes: Times are given in hours (h) or minutes (m) per days (d). For this switch, the products are available with different terms and can be easily added using the item numbers.
 

  • LANcare Direct 10/5
    Direct manufacturer support and security updates for 1, 3, or 5 years
    Availability: 10h / 5d, first reaction time: 2h (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2)
    Item numbers for XL variant: 10749 / 10750 / 10751
     
  • LANcare Direct Advanced 10/5
    Direct manufacturer support, security updates, and advance relacement for 1, 3, or 5 years
    Availability: 10h / 5d, first reaction time: 2h (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2), delivery: NBD
    Item numbers for XL variant: 10773 / 10774 / 10775
     
  • LANcare Direct 24/7
    Direct manufacturer support incl. 24/7 emergency hotline and security updates for 1, 3, or 5 years
    Availability: 24h / 7d, first reaction time: 30m (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2)
    Item numbers for XL variant: 10761 / 10762 / 10763
     
  • LANcare Direct Advanced 24/7
    Direct manufacturer support incl. 24/7 emergency hotline, security updates, and advance relacement for 1, 3, or 5 years
    Availability: 24h / 7d, first reaction time: 30m (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2), delivery: NBD
    Item numbers for XL variant: 10785 / 10786 / 10787
     
  • LANcare NBD Replacement
    Advance replacement in the event of a defect as a complement to the Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Delivery: NBD
    Item number for XL variant: 61323
     
  • LANcare Premium Support 10/5
    Manufacturer support and security updates for projects
    Availability: 10h / 5d, first reaction time: 2h (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2)
    (on request)
     
  • LANcare Premium Support 24/7
    Manufacturer support incl. 24/7 emergency hotline and security updates for projects
    Availability: 24h / 7d, first reaction time: 30m (priority 1) up to 4h (priority 2)
    (on request)

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