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    CloudEngine S12700E Series Switches

    The industry-leading core switch ideal for campus networks.


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CloudEngine S12700E Series Switches

CloudEngine S12700E enables wired and wireless convergence, full-stack openness, and smooth upgrades at the core layer of high-end campus networks. As flagship core switches in Huawei's CloudCampus portfolio, this series enables you to create simplified, intelligent campus networks centered on service experience.

Ultra-Broadband Interconnection

Large-Scale Throughput

Realize unparalleled throughput at your campus core. CloudEngine S12700E utilizes high performance chipset to deliver industry-leading single-slot bandwidth and 100 GE port density. Discover non-blocking switching and zero packet loss with advanced cell switching technology.

Business Continuity

Wired & Wireless Convergence

To simplify operations, converge your wired and wireless networks. Unifying wired and wireless user management and policies helps achieve user- and application-based quality assurance. A single CloudEngine S12700E manages 50,000+ wireless users and 10,240 wireless Access Points (APs).

Smooth Evolution

Full-Stack Openness

The fully programmable Solar chipset enables service updates without requiring hardware replacements. CloudEngine S12700E upgrades and interconnects your customers' existing networks by providing multiple open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and leveraging strong ecosystem partnerships.


Product Model CloudEngine S12700E-4 CloudEngine S12700E-8 CloudEngine S12700E-12
Forwarding Performance 14,400 Mpps 28,800 Mpps 43,200 Mpps
Switching Capacity2 19.2 Tbit/s/28.8 Tbit/s 38.4 Tbit/s/57.6 Tbit/s 57.6 Tbit/s/86.4 Tbit/s
MPU Slots 2 2 2
SFU Slots 2 4 4
Service Card Slots 4 8 12
Fan Slots 2 4 5
Wireless Services Manages up to 10K APs
AP access control, AP domain management, and AP configuration template management
Radio channel management, unified static configuration, and dynamic centralized management
WLAN basic services, QoS, security, and user management
CAPWAP, tag/terminal location, and spectrum analysis
iPCA Collection of real-time statistics on the number of lost packets and packet loss ratio at network and device levels
Super Virtual Fabric (SVF) Up to 10K clients (access switches and APs) virtualized into a single device
Supports a two-layer client architecture
Supports third-party devices between SVF parent and clients
VXLAN VXLAN L2 and L3 gateways
Centralized and distributed gateways
Configured through the NETCONF protocol
Interoperability VBST (compatible with PVST, PVST+, and RPVST)
LNP (similar to DTP)
VCMP (similar to VTP)
For detailed interoperability certifications and test reports, click here.

1. This content is applicable only to regions outside mainland China. Huawei reserves the right to interpret this content.

2. The value before the slash (/) refers to the current switching capability, while the value after the slash (/) means the switching capability that hardware is ready to support.


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