Switches

Overview

  • "The Edgecore AS6712-32X is a Top-Rack or spine switch for high-performance data centers. In a compact 1RU formfactor, the switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across 32 x QSFP+ ports, supporting 32 x 40 GbE connectionsor 96 x 10 GbE + 8 x 40G connections. The AS6712-32X can be deployed as a TOR switch supporting 10 GbE or 40GbE server connections, or as a spine switch supporting 10 GbE or 40 GbE spine interconnects. The AS6712-32X is abare-metal switch loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation ofcompatible open source and commercial Network Operating Systems for different network use cases and requirements."
  • Specs

    Ports

  • 32
  • Predominant Port Type

  • 40GbE QSFP+
  • High Availability

  • "Redundant Power Supply , Redundant Fans"
  • Compatible Software Option

  • "Big Switch Networks - Big Monitoring Fabric , Big Switch Networks - Big Cloud Fabric , Cumulus Networks - Cumulus Linux , Pica8 - PicOS , Pluribus Networks - Netvisor OS (ONVL) , SnapRoute - FlexSwitch , Open Compute Project - Open Network Linux"
  • "Cost-effective, bare-metal switch infrastructure for data center fabric."
  • "32 fixed x 40GbE QSFP+ switch ports in compact 1RU form factor, each supporting 40 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE viabreakout cables. Maximum 24 x 40GbE QSFP+ switch ports support breakout cables."
  • Layer 2 or Layer 3 forwarding of 1.28 Tbps full duplex.
  • Supports hot/cold aisle with port-to-power and power-to-port airflow SKUs.
  • All ports on front. PSUs and fans inserted from rear.
  • "Hot swappable, load-sharing redudundant AC PSUs."
  • "4+1 redundant, hot-swappable fans modules."
  • "Energy Efficiency: 227 W typical power consumption under line rate traffic using 24 x passive QSFP DAC,8 x 40GBASE-SR4."
  • Hardware switch pre-loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for automated loading of compatibleopen source and commerical NOS offerings.
  • "Compatible with Open Network Linux (ONL), an open-source, OCP reference NOS."
  • Compatible with Cumulus Linux r2.5.3 and later version from Cumulus Networks.
  • Compatible with PicOS"! r2.6.4 and later version from Pica8 Inc.
  • Compatible with Switch Light OS from Big Switch Networks and their Big Monitoring Fabric"! and Big CloudFabric"! SDN applications.
  • Compatible with SnapRoute FlexSwitch software.
  • Compatible with Pluribus NetvisorOS (ONVL) version 2.5 and later from Pluribus Networks.
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