Black Box Emerald EMS10G28 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch

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Emerald 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch
1RU High-Density 10-Gigabit Switch
28 Ports 10Gbps SFP+ & 2 Ports 100Gbps QSFP28
Supports 10G SFP+ Transceivers
Redundant, Hot-Swappable Power Supplies & Fans
Free Shipping & 1-Year Black Box Warranty
Black Box EMS10G28 Emerald 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch

This Black Box EMS10G28 Emerald 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch is the first Enterprise KVM Extension and KVM Matrix Switching solution that delivers pixel-perfect video with 2K/HD or 4K/60 resolutions at 10 Bit color depth over an IP network.

The flexible and scalable system supports any number of workstations and servers. In addition, it simplifies virtual access, making it easy for you to use any combination of physical and virtual servers.

It provides operators and administrators with fast and easy-to-use access to their target PCs/servers with premium video quality and a rich peripheral set supporting stereo audio and up to any four true emulated USB 2.0 devices including Wacom® tablets. Administrators will like comprehensive management with convenient configuration options in line with high-level network security and reliable 24/7 operation.

An Emerald KVM network may start small, but it's infinitely scalable to meet your expansion needs and future technology path just by adding endpoints, with no additional chassis or cards required.

System by Design: Emerald comprises of a choice of transmitters connecting computers or virtual machines to the system and receivers connecting the user consoles. High-performance Emerald network switches with 12, 28,- 32-, or 48 ports ensure trouble-free KVM over IP extension and matrix switching connections. A range of SFP/SFP+ transceivers proofs best performing video quality and KVM extensions over the required distances.

Use the Emerald transmitter to connect DisplayPort servers with resolutions up to 4K60, transparent USB, serial, and audio to your Emerald System.

Instant access across the eBlack Boxre enterprise: Emerald makes your migration painless, enabling you to scale access infinitely and gradually across buildings, campuses, and the wide-area network, using your existing network infrastructure - with switching between sources at speeds of less than half a second.

Digital video at its best: Emerald is the first KVM platform that supports pixel-perfect 4K DisplayPort video at 60 Hz over standard IP network switches. Image transmission with mathematical lossless compression visualizes every single pixel at 60 fps with 10-bit color depth.

If you're not ready for 4K, start with the Emerald 2K options, supporting one or two full HD DVI channels, and migrate to 4K at your own pace by transitioning individual user groups when the need arises.

Virtualization: More and more physical servers are being replaced by virtualization, allowing better performance, availability, scalability, and return on investment. Emerald simplifies access to both physical and virtual servers with virtual machine support for VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix, using RDP 8.1, RemoteFX, and PCoIP, among others.

Fail-safe operation: All Emerald transmitters and receivers feature copper or fiber connectivity through one (HD) or two (4K) flexible SFP+ slots.

Your 24/7 operation requires network resilience. Use the redundant network ports on the Emerald units to provide coBlack Boxnuous, uninterrupted operation even if one network link experiences loss-of-service. Connect the endpoints either through two alternative direct links, a direct link, and a network connection or two independent networks.

Network Requirements: For HD video, Emerald requires a standard Gigabit Ethernet network and possibly a 10 Gigabit aggregate switch, depending on how many endpoints you have. For 4K video, you'll need a standard 10 Gigabit Ethernet network with a 100 Gigabit aggregate switch for 20+ endpoints. For both, the network infrastructure required by Emerald can be built with IEEE 802.3 standards-based components from Black Box or other manufacturers.

Management: Emerald supports two ways to manage the system: locally via the receiver's OSD or the Boxilla central KVM manager. Emerald in combination with Boxilla enables timesaving, controllable presets, and multi-user settings. Monitor network usage, define user access rights, and set up automated intrusion alerts. You can also pool designated CPU resources, allowing for user selection by type of server/PC/desktop rather than by individual dedicated resource. Even more important, you can prepare for instantaneous recovery from disasters with one-click access to an eBlack Boxre backup control room in a different location. The KVM main control room configuration can be replicated anywhere you have a network connection.

Integration with other KVM Systems: Emerald works flawlessly with these popular Black Box KVM product families:

Black Box EMS10G28 Emerald 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch Features:

  • 1RU high-density 10-Gigabit switch
  • 28 ports 10Gbps SFP+ and 2 ports 100Gbps QSFP28
  • 960-Gbps (full-duplex) non-blocking, cut-through switching fabric delivers line rate performance under a full load
  • Supports 10G SFP+ transceivers
  • Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans
  • Scalable L2 and L3 Ethernet Switching with QoS, ACL and a full complement of standards based IPv4 and IPv6 features including OSPF, BGP and PBR

This product is non-returnable & non-refundable!

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Black Box EMS10G28 Emerald 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch Specifications:

Operating Humidity 10 to 90% (RH), non-condensing
Operating Temperature 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Storage Temperature –40°F to 158°F (–40°C to 70°C)
CE Approval Yes
Compliance Safety
UL/CSA/EN 60950-1 second edition
Europe: EN 55032: 2015+A1:2007 (CISPR 32),
USA: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B:2009, Class A
EN 300 386 V1.4.1:2008 EMC for Network Equipment
EN 55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003
EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current Emissions
EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker
EN 61000-4-2: ESD
EN 61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity
EN 61000-4-4: EFT
EN 61000-4-5: Surge
EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted Immunity
Packet buffer memory: 12MB
CPU memory: 4GB
MAC addresses: 160K
ARP table: 128K
IPv4 routes: 128K
IPv6 hosts: 64K
IPv6 routes: 64K
Multicast hosts: 8K
Link aggregation: 16 links per group, 128 groups
Layer 2 VLANs: 4K
MSTP: 64 instances
LAG load balancing: Based on layer 2, IPv4 or IPv6 headers
Power 100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz redundant hot swappable power supplies
Access Control Lists
Prefix List
Rate Shaping (Egress)
Rate Policing (Ingress)
Scheduling Algorithms
  • Round Robin
  • Weighted Round Robin
  • Deficit Round Robin
  • Strict Priority

Weighted Random Early Detect
UL/CSA 60950-1, Second Edition
EN 60950-1, Second Edition
IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Including All National Deviations and Group Differences
EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part 1: Equipment Classification Requirements and User’s Guide
EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Products Part 2: Safety of Optical Fiber Communication Systems
FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11
Management Network Management
Port Mirroring
Support Assist (Phone Home)
Netconf APIs
XML Schema
CLI Commit (Scratchpad)
Power Supply 100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz optional redundant power supplies

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Black Box EMS10G28 User Manual

Why not buy this Black Box EMS10G28 Emerald 28-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch today?