MS425-32

Cloud Managed Aggregation Switching for the Campus

Highlights

Configurations
  • All models: Physical stacking
  • MS425-16: 16 Port 10GbE aggregation switch
  • MS425-32: 32 Port 10GbE aggregation switch
Hardware platform
  • 32 × 10GbE SFP+
  • 2 × 40GbE QSFP+ uplink/stacking ports
  • 1 × 10/100/1000 RJ45 management port
  • Non-blocking switch fabric
  • 800Gbps switching capacity
  • Compact design (1 RU) for space-constrained environments
  • Ultra-reliable, includes lifetime warranty
Switching capabilities
  • 802.1p Quality of Service prioritization
  • 802.1Q VLAN tagging for up to 4095 VLANs
  • 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Broadcast storm control
Layer 3 capabilities
  • Dynamic routing (OSPFv2)
  • Static routing
  • DHCP Relay
  • DHCP Server
  • First of a kind UI-based configuration
  • Easy to configure routed interfaces
  • Warm spare redundancy (VRRP)
  • DHCP Failover
Cloud management
  • Unified switch management from aggregation to access layers
  • Visibility and control over thousands of ports
  • Built-in multi-site management
  • Zero touch provisioning
Monitoring and diagnostics
  • Gateway connectivity testing
  • Real time troubleshooting tools
  • Email and text message alerts
  • Compatible Accessories

    • 1 GbE SFP Copper Module

      1 GbE SFP Copper Module

    • 1 GbE SFP SX Fiber Transceiver

      1 GbE SFP SX Fiber Transceiver

    • 1 GbE SFP LX Fiber Transceiver

      1 GbE SFP LX Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ SR Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ SR Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ LR Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ LR Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ LRM Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ LRM Fiber Transceiver

    • 40 GbE QSFP+ SR4 Fiber Transceiver

      40 GbE QSFP+ SR4 Fiber Transceiver

    • 40 GbE QSFP+ LR4 Fiber Transceiver

      40 GbE QSFP+ LR4 Fiber Transceiver

    • 40 GbE QSFP+ CSR4 Fiber Transceiver

      40 GbE QSFP+ CSR4 Fiber Transceiver

    • 40 GbE QSFP+ SR-BD Fiber Transceiver

      40 GbE QSFP+ SR-BD Fiber Transceiver

    • Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (1m)

      Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (1m)

    • Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (3m)

      Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (3m)

    • Stacking Cable (0.5m)

      Stacking Cable (0.5m)

    • Stacking Cable (1m)

      Stacking Cable (1m)

    • Stacking Cable (3m)

      Stacking Cable (3m)

    • 18K RPM Fan

      18K RPM Fan

    • 250 Watt Power Supply

      250 Watt Power Supply

    • Power cord (US, EU, UK or AU)

      Power cord (US, EU, UK or AU)

MS225 Series
MS225 Series

MS410 Series

MS425 Series



Deployment Scenarios

Recommended For

Distributed branch, small campus

1G fiber aggregation

Long range applications requiring 1GbE SPF connectivity
Campus

10G fiber aggregation

High performance and critical deployments

Mixed datacenter top-of-rack environments

40G QSFP+ uplinks with horizontal (front-port) stacking capabilities




Hardware Configuration

Interfaces

16 / 32 × SFP gigabit ethernet

2 × stacking ports

1 × management port with auto-MDIX
16 / 32 × SFP+ 10 gigabit ethernet

2 × QSFP+

1 × management port with auto-MDIX
Uplinks

2 / 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated

2 × 40G QSFP+ uplinks, dedicated
Stacking

160G (2 × 80G) 160G (2 × active QSFP+)

Front-port stacking capable
Power Configuration

Removable PSU
Field Replaceable

Up to 2 × 250W PSU

1 × PSU included, redundant PSU sold separately
Removable PSU
Field Replaceable

Up to 2 × 250W PSU

1 × PSU included, redundant PSU sold separately


Switching Performance

Switching Capacity

MS410-16: 72 Gbps
MS410-32: 144 Gbps
MS425-16: 480 Gbps
MS425-32: 800 Gbps
Forwarding Rate

MS410-16: 53.57 Mpps
MS410-32: 107.14 Mpps
MS425-16: 357.14 Mpps
MS425-32: 595.24 Mpps
MAC Entries

MS410-16: 128K entries
MS410-32: 128K entries
MS425-16: 228K entries
MS425-32: 228K entries
Stacking Bandwidth

160G bi-directional 160G bi-directional with QSFP+ front-port stacking configuration


Routing Performance

Routing Features

Static + OSPFv2 Dynamic routing
DHCP Server + DHCP Relay
Warm spare (VRRP)
Static + OSPFv2 Dynamic routing
DHCP Server + DHCP Relay
Warm spare (VRRP)
Routed Interfaces

8,192 16,384
Routed Hosts

98,304 114,688
  • Interfaces
    • 32 × 10GbE SFP+
    • 2 × 40GbE QSFP+ uplink/stacking ports
    • 1 × 10/100/1000 RJ45 management port
  • Ethernet switching capabilities
    • 802.1p Quality of Service prioritization
    • 802.1Q VLAN tagging with 4096 addressable tags
    • 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP, STP)
    • 802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
    • 802.3ad link aggregation with up to 8 ports per aggregate
    • Broadcast storm control
    • IGMP snooping for multicast filtering
    • 128K Forwarding Table Capacity
  • Layer 3 capabilities
    • Static routing
    • Dynamic routing (OSPFv2)
    • DHCP Server and Relay
    • Warm spare (VRRP) with DHCP Failover
  • Security
    • Integrated two-factor authentication
    • Role-based administration
    • Corporate wide password policy enforcement
    • IEEE 802.1X port-based security
  • Performance
    • Non-blocking fabric
    • 800Gbps switching capacity
  • Hardware & Mounting
    • Rack-mountable with included rack mount hardware
    • Front-to-back airflow
    • Field-replaceable, hot-swappable power supplies
    • Field-replaceable, hot-swappable fans
  • Management
    • Managed via the cloud using the Meraki dashboard
    • Integrated with Meraki wireless, security appliance, and device management
    • No-touch remote deployment (no staging needed)
    • Detailed historical per-port and per-client usage statistics
    • DHCP and hostname fingerprinting
    • SNMPD allows integration with 3rd-party network management solutions
    • Seamless over-the-web firmware upgrades
  • Remote diagnostics
    • Email and text (SMS) alerts
    • Live remote packet capture
    • Aggregated event logs with instant search
  • Scalable stacking
    • Unified configuration and monitoring of all switches from aggregation layer to access layer
    • Virtually stack thousands of switch ports in a single logical stack for unified management, monitoring, and configuration
    • Physical stacking of up to 8 switches with 160Gbps stack bandwidth
  • Power
    • Power input: 100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63Hz
    • Power consumption at idle: 98W / Full load: 136W
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Warranty
    • Full lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included
  • Physical dimensions
    • Weight: 14lb (6.35kg)
    • 19”(w) x 19.2” (l) x 1.8” (h) (48.5 x 48.7 x 4.5cm)