MicroBlade networking options include four Ethernet modules. The modules MBM-XEM-001 and MBM-XEM-002 provide a 10GbE solution for high bandwidth networking for Cloud environment and offer L2/L3 capabilities. For simple Layer 2 switching and to aggregate the blade traffic, two modules, MBM-GEM-004 and MBM-GEM-001 offer a cost connectivity options for MicroBlade enclosure.
The modules MBM-XEM-001 and MBM-XEM-002 offer 10Gb network connectivity to MicroBlade servers. These switch modules offer 40Gb QSFP+ uplink connectivity to the external network. The QSFP+ uplinks support QSFP+ cable as well breakout cable for 10Gb connectivity.
The MBM-XEM-002 and MBM-GEM-004 support Supermicro Switch OS, MBM-XEM-001 and MBM-GEM-001 support Intel ONS software, and the MBM-GEM-003I/S modules support Pluribus Networks Netvisor.