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CloudEngine 12800 Series Data Center Switches

Huawei CloudEngine 12800 series switches are next-generation, high-performance core switches designed for data centers and high-end campus networks. They provide stable, reliable, secure, and fast L2/L3 switching services and help build an elastic, virtual, agile, and high quality network.

The CloudEngine 12800 provides 178/1,032 Tbit/s ultra-large switching capacity and supports 576 x 100 GE, 576 x 40 GE, 2,304 x 25 GE, or 2,304 x 10 GE line-speed interfaces. The switch uses a strict front-to-back airflow design and provides industrial-grade reliability as well as comprehensive virtualization capabilities and a variety of data center service features. Especially designed with multiple energy conservation technologies, this core switch helps to greatly reduce equipment power consumption.

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Specifications

Item CloudEngine 12804S CloudEngine 12808S CloudEngine 12804 CloudEngine 12808 CloudEngine 12812 CloudEngine 12816
Switching Capacity 30/258 Tbit/s 59/516 Tbit/s 45/258 Tbit/s 89/516 Tbit/s 134/774 Tbit/s 178/1,032 Tbit/s
Forwarding Performance 17,280 Mpps 34,560 Mpps 17,280 Mpps 34,560 Mpps 51,840 Mpps 69,120 Mpps
Service Slots 4 8 4 8 12 16
Switching Fabric Module Slots 2 4 6 6 6 6
Fabric Architecture Clos architecture, cell switching, VoQ, and distributed deep buffer
Airflow Design Strict front-to-back airflow design
Device Virtualization VS (1:16 virtualization)
Cluster Switch System (CSS)1
Network Virtualization M-LAG
VXLAN and VXLAN bridging
BGP EVPN
QinQ access VXLAN
Programmability Ansible-based automatic configuration and open-source module release
O&M

Network-wide path detection

Telemetry
1 For details about the configuration, please see: http://support.huawei.com/onlinetoolsweb/virtual/en/dc/stack_index.html?dcf

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