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Huawei CloudEngine S8700 series switches ("CloudEngine S8700") are next-generation modular aggregation/access switches ideal for future-proof cloud campus networks. They are available in three models — CloudEngine S8700-4 with 4 slots/ CloudEngine S8700-8 with 8 slots and CloudEngine S8700-10 with 10 slots — and come with ultra-high densities of GE, 10GE, 25GE, 40GE, and 100GE access ports, helping quickly build a future-proof campus network with simplified architecture.
Built on Huawei's next-generation converged software platform — CloudEngine S8700 offers customers a trusted system and secure data access. All key components of CloudEngine S8700, including the main control boards, power modules, and fan modules, adopt a redundancy design for carrier-grade reliability.
With all these traits, CloudEngine S8700 is an ideal choice of aggregation/access nodes needed to build future-proof cloud campus networks, helping customers achieve their digital transformation goals.
High-performance backplane: 800 Gbps bandwidth per slot
Ultra-thin aviation materials: 48-port multi-GE per card
Innovative active-active main control boards: fast switchover of less than 5 ms
Industrial-grade reliability: redundancy design for main control boards, power supplies, and fan modules
Innovative "Y+ψ" air duct design: 15% higher heat dissipation efficiency, 10% lower power consumption
Innovative TCM rectifier technology: 1.4x power density, 95% power conversion efficiency
|Product Model||CloudEngine S8700-4||CloudEngine S8700-6||CloudEngine S8700-10|
|Main Control Board Slots||2||2||2|
|Service Card Slots||2||4||8|
|System Power Supplies||6||6||6|
|Hybrid Optical-Electrical Access||NA||The forty-eight 10GE hybrid optical-electrical ports on a S8700 board facilitate interconnection with the 10GE optical ports of downstream devices (such as Wi-Fi 6 APs) and offer PoE++ at long distances of 300 m through a hybrid cable 2.0 (traditional: just 100 m).|
|VXLAN||VXLAN L2 and L3 gateways
Centralized and distributed gateways
Configured through the NETCONF protocol
|MACsec||MACsec supported on ports
Secure data transmission for hop-by-hop devices
|QoS||Traffic classifier technologies from the link layer to the application layer
Comprehensive queue scheduling algorithms and congestion control algorithms
Multi-level precise scheduling of data flows
Hardware-based low-latency queues for multicast packets
|IPv6|| IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack
Multiple tunneling technologies
IPv6 static routes, RIPng, OSPFv3, BGP+, and IPv6 IS-IS
|NAC||MAC address authentication and 802.1X authentication
Policy association and free mobility
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