PF5248 Switch

Gateway or network switch with hybrid functionality

PF5248 Virtual Switch

Robust Connectivity

The PF5428 is the ideal solution for network gateways or other networks requiring 10GbE connectivity.

PF5248 Switch offers

  • Up to 160,000 flow entries.
  • 176 Gigabits per Second non-blocking bidirectional throughput in a 1U form factor.
  • 8x SFP/+ ports that operate at 1GbE or 10GbE.
  • 2x UTP ports that operate at 10/100/1000 Gigabit speeds.
  • Hybrid OpenFlow that connects OpenFlow Networks to L2/L3 networks.
  • 2/L3 for OSPF,BGP, RIP,VRRP, PIM, MLD, STP, RSTP, MSTP, PVST, IGMP, rate limiting, bandwidth control.
  • Modular design with internal redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fan.
  • Front to back or back to front airflow.

Key Benefits

  • Reduced network complexity OpenFlow 1.0 and 1.3.1 support eliminates the need for traditional network protocols, reducing complexity.
  • Cloud ready NEC's Virtual Tenant Networks (VTN) technology provides secure, multi-tenant cloud networks.
  • Highly scalable with capacity of up to 160,000 flow entries for a variety of virtualization, security and performance applications.
  • Easy migration for both OpenFlow and legacy protocols makes an ideal platform for getting started with SDN.
  • Unsurpassed network availability for advanced OpenFlow availability features provides advanced levels of availability.
  • Reliability with power redundancy and uninterrupted service possible with dual field-replaceable AC power supplies.

The First Certified Switch Platform

The PF5200 series of switches, which includes the PF5240, was the first switch platform to receive OpenFlow 1.0 certification from the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).

ONF is a user-driven organization dedicated to the promotion and adoption of SDN through open standards development.


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