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HyperSwitch is the only ethernet switch with a balanced in/out capacity, ensuring wire speed to the TOR and beyond. HyperSwitch is easily configured to individual appliance capacities, and with its balanced upload / download equivalency will distribute data at full capacity, all day every day.

Wire speed guaranteed

Component synergy is fundamental to the SoftIron design and build process. We ensure every single component works to its potential unhindered by any other component in the same wire speed chain. This is true at a chip-and-circuit level, at an appliance level, and at a unified system level. It’s part of the SoftIron difference.

HyperSwitch Wire Speed Diagram

The only network switch with balanced upload / download equivalency for rack-wide wire speed, through all ports, at all times.

Monitor and maintain the pace

If your data or response times are being choked somewhere in the system – HyperSwitch will show you where and enable an instant response.

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True wire speed performance on all ports at all times

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Get full connectivity with balancing uplinks support

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Data Center specific switch: 10 – 100GB

Wire speed without wires

Ask any Data Center technician and they’ll tell you every single wire introduces reliability risks. So, we designed HyperSwitch without wires, using a monolithic high-speed backplane that operates up to 6 terabits per second. You get perfect data transmission at wire speed, with wire-free reliability.

Why SoftIron?

Task-specific engineering that delivers power efficient performance

HyperDrive has been designed from the ground up for full interoperability with Ceph. This, combined with a form factor designed to maximise cooling efficiency, means that single racks can be densely provisioned while remaining within power limits. Filling racks in this manner, and distributing data evenly with powerful replication methods, can offer dramatic cost savings compared to traditional enterprise solutions.

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Fully auditable secure provenance

Where other manufacturers opt to cut costs by outsourcing manufacture to third parties (and therefore passing on the supply chain risks to their customers) SoftIron takes the opposite approach.

SoftIron has in-house, full control over the design and manufacture of our products. Because of this, we can readily enable appliance integrity audits and system verification at a granular level by third parties.

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Simplify infrastructure management tasks at any scale

Skilled network and data engineers are difficult to find, and not all organisations can afford to hire one even when they’re available.

HyperDrive addresses critical skills shortages around data infrastructure management, by simplifying common data centre administration and maintenance tasks. By using SoftIron’s products, customers can conduct many previously complex data management tasks via the dashboard provided by the HyperDrive Storage Manager, and our patented “Ceph button”.

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Comprehensive, cost effective support options

SoftIron’s superior, end-to-end support and professional services are designed to help your team get the maximum value from your storage environment. Improve your time-to-value by making use of our factory configuration services, or take advantage of our hardware support tiers for L2 engineer access and periodic service reviews.

And if you need access to industry leading expertise, our HyperSafe Ceph Support program is available to anyone running Ceph – not just those using HyperDrive.

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