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Packetmaster EX5-2 Cubro Packetmaster

Packetmaster EX5-2

The Cubro Packetmaster EX 5-2 is a modern Network Packet Broker and network controller switch that aggregates, filters and load-balances network traffic sent to network monitoring, security and management tools. The  Cubro Packetmaster EX5-2 allows you to filter and load-balance traffic from your 10-Gbps link to multiple 1-Gbps monitoring tools or aggregate multiple 1-Gbps links to 10-Gbps monitoring tools. The Packetmaster EX5-2 also supports traffic modification, changing, removing and adding VLANs. Load balancing and much more call for a demo.

Specifications

  • General Functions: traffic filtering layer 4 | load balancing | bypass | GRE tunnel
  • Special Funktion: filter on VLAN | VLAN add / remove | MPLS add / remove | filter on MPLS | modify load balance hash | sflo / nflow generation
  • Amount of filter rules: 12000
  • Amount of in and out ports:
    • 48 x RJ45 10-100-1000 Mbit
    • 4 x SFP/SFP+ 1-10 Gbit
  • Backplan Bandwitdh: 176 Gbit/sec / 130 Mio packets/sec
  • Port Bandwitdh: 10 Mbit | 100 Mbit | 1 Gbit | 10 Gbit
  • Supported Connections: RJ45 | SFP | SFP+
  • Managment: RS 232 CLI | SSH CLI | SSH Menu | SSH API | WEB GUI | REST API
  • Part Nr #: CUB.PM-EX5-2

Certificates

CE/FCC/ETL | CMMI Level 3 | ISO 27001 certification | ISO 9001 certification | Fully RoHS compliant | UL 60950-1 / CSA C22.2 60950-1-07 / IEC 60950-1 (2005) | EN 60950-1 (2006)

Electrical Specifications:

  • Input Power: 100-240V, 2A, 47-63Hz
  • Maximum power consumption: 150W

Mechanical Specifications:

  • Dimension (HxWxD): 42.8 x 435 x 393.7 mm
  • Dimension (HxWxD): 1,6 x 19 x 15,5 inch
  • Weight : 8.4 kg

Datasheet:

Cubro Solutions

Stacking Packetmasters

Customer Solution!

Request: aggregation and filtering traffic for monitoring system 32 x 1 Gbit links & 10 x 10 Gbit links

EX2 media & speed converter

In this very simple solution the Packetmaster EX2 works only as a bidirectional media and speed converter. The size and the fan less construction, makes the EX2 the flexibles’ and cheapest device on the market.

Cubro NPB units support bypass function

The Cubro Bypass Application is a superior way to provide a fail-safe access port for an in-line monitoring appliance. From EX2 with Gbit up to EX 20400 with 100 Gbit bypass feature. With and without optical layer 1 switch support.

 

Amplification

You can enlarge the transfer range of your media dramatically without risking errors on your data. The examples below show some common options, but a lot more combinations are possible.

Layer 1 Media Conversion

The Cubro 1/10 Gbit Media converter is a nice a simple tool to solve many problems in the daily network business. You can select the media by changing the SFP. The unique design supports also CWDM / DWDM and BIDI SFP.

Monitoring offload

The smart Cubro solution to use your existing monitoring system even when your data traffic is growing exponential !

  • Reduce Monitoring cost by off-loading the existing monitoring system.
  • Reducing not only Capex also Opex goes down because of less hardware resources.
  • Still the full metadata information on user plan traffic.

STP Monitoring multi 100 Mbit links

To monitor hundreds of 100 Mbit links, like on an SMS centre or on an STP, Cubro offers and flexible and price wise solution with 100 Mbit Flextap and Cubro Packetmaster EX5-2 as aggregator and filter device.

100 Gbit LR4 multiple splitting

Sometimes it is needed to tap a 100 Gbit LR4 link more than one time, this is not easy because the optical budget is too small to do that.

aggregation 40 x 10 Gbit links with one EX 20400

Cubro now offers a "NEW" Packetmaster solution with 80 x 10 Gbit Ethernet ports.
The base unit is the EX 20400 with a new firmware that gives us the possibility to convert
a 40 Gbit port into 4 independent 10 Gbit ports.

EX2 10 Gbit monitoring with load balanced output

Use the integrated optical TAP to connect to the live link and use the load balancing features to monitor the traffic

Aggregation of two 10 Gbit span ports to 1 10 Gbit output with EX2+

This application is normally not possible because the EX2+ has only two 10 Gbit ports and you need 3 to do this job.  But we at Cubro give our units some extra features to do this with two ports.

A optical ports has an transmitter and a receiver part, this two “ports” can be used separately in all Cubro NPB. The other feature what you need is the optical tap at the back.