Ready Solutions for VDI on appliances enable flexibility in networking selections. VDI validations have been successfully performed with the following hardware, although several other choices are available:
- Dell EMC Networking S4048-ON (10 GbE ToR switch) —The S4048-ON switch optimizes your network for virtualization with a high-density, ultra-low-latency ToR switch that features 48 x 10 GbE SFP+ and 6 x 40 GbE ports (or 72 x 10 GbE ports in breakout mode) and up to 720 Gbps performance. The S4048-ON switch also supports ONIE for zero-touch installation of alternate network operating systems.
- Dell EMC Networking S5248F-ON (25 GbE ToR switch) —The S5248F-ON switch provides optimum flexibility and cost-effectiveness for demanding compute and storage traffic environments. This ToR switch features 48 x 25 GbE SFP28 ports, 4 x 100 GbE QSFP28 ports, and 2 x 100 GbE QFSP28-DD ports. The S5248F-ON switch also supports ONIE for zero-touch installation of network operating systems.
See Dell EMC PowerSwitch S Series 10GbE Switches and Dell EMC PowerSwitch S Series 25/40/50/100 GbE Switches for more information about these switches.