Advanced version of the product for layer 7 available as Sessionmaster EXA48600
The EX4600 features several advanced technologies. It is an advanced system which can handle billions of packets up to OSI layer 4. The product is based on advanced chip design combined with a high performance multi core host controller. Additionally, the OS (operating system) is a fully innovative design running on this multicore host controller. These features make the EX48600 a special appliance for monitoring applications.
The EX48600 is a non-blocking design - there is no over subscripted backplane. Any packet can be forwarded to any output at any time without any drop. The non-blocking design is more stable and produces no packet drops, even on high load.
One big advantage is that the EX48600 can support load balancing up to 60 outputs per load balancing groups. Typical competitive products support only 16, this is related to hardware limitation. It is very important to load balance multiple 100 Gbit to a large amount of 10 Gbit ports for probing applications.
!Note: The power footprint is important on 24/7 running devices