AS6812-32X

40GBE DATA CENTER SWITCH BARE-METAL HARDWARE

The Edgecore AS6812-32X is a Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch for high-performance data centers, provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across 32 x QSFP+ ports, supporting 32 x 40 GbE connections or 96 x 10 GbE + 8 x 40G connections.

Overview

The Edgecore AS6812-32X is a Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch for high-performance data centers. In a compact 1RU form factor, the switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across 32 x QSFP+ ports, supporting 32 x 40 GbE connections or 96 x 10 GbE + 8 x 40G connections. The AS6812-32X can be deployed as a TOR switch supporting 10 GbE or 40 GbE server connections, or as a spine switch supporting 10 GbE or 40 GbE spine interconnects. The AS6812-32X is a bare-metal switch loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation of compatible open source and commercial Network Operating Systems for different network use cases and requirements.

AS6812-32X

Specs

Ports 32
Predominant Port Type 40GbE QSFP+
High Availability Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fans
Compatible Software Option Cumulus Networks - Cumulus Linux
Big Switch Networks - Big Monitoring Fabric
Big Switch Networks - Big Cloud Fabric
IP Infusion - OcNOS
Open Compute Project - Open Network Linux
SnapRoute - FlexSwitch

Features

  • Cost-effective, bare-metal switch infrastructure for data center fabric.
  • 32 fixed x 40 GbE QSFP+ switch ports in compact 1RU form factor, each supporting 40 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE via breakout cables. Maximum 24 x 40 GbE 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 compatible open source and commerical NOS offerings.
  • Compatible with Open Network Linux (ONL), an open-source, OCP reference NOS.
  • Compatible with Switch Light OS from Big Switch Networks and Big Cloud Fabric™ SDN applications.
  • Compatible with IP Infusion OcNOS.
  • Compatible with SnapRoute FlexSwitch software.