The Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch® 6860 Stackable LAN Switches (SLS) are compact, high-density Gigabit Ethernet (GigE), Multigigabit and 10 GigE platforms designed for the most demanding converged networks.
OmniSwitch 6860 are high performance and high availability switches that offer enhanced quality of service (QoS), user authentication, deep packet inspection
(DPI) and comprehensive security features such as IEEE 802,1AE MACSec encryption to secure the network edge. The OS6860 Switch family enables seamless obility for users and devices with a high degree of integration between the wired and wireless LAN. The OS6860E family includes support for next generation wireless LAN standards, 802.11ac wave 2, using the existing cabling infrastructure.
The enhanced models of the OmniSwitch 6860 family also supports emerging services such as application fingerprinting for network analytics and up to 75 watts
of Power over Ethernet (PoE) per port,making it ready to meet the evolving business needs of enterprise networks. All models of OmiSwitch 6860 support IEEE 1588v2 PTP for sub-microsecond time synchronization of devices on network & is hardware -capable of supporting Audio Video Bridging (AVB) These versatile LAN switches can be positioned:
- At the edge of mid- to large-sized converged enterprise networks
- At the aggregation layer
- In a small enterprise network core
- In the data center for GigE server connectivity and SDN applications