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CloudEngine 16800 Series Data Center Switches

Based on the Huawei VRP8 operating system, the CloudEngine 16800 delivers stable, reliable, and high-performance Layer 2 or Layer 3 switching services. Its data center cloud network platform is intelligent, secure, simplified and open.
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Specifications¹

Model CloudEngine 16804 CloudEngine 16808 CloudEngine 16816
Switching Capacity 43/387 Tbit/s2 86/774 Tbit/s2 173/1548 Tbit/s2
Forwarding Performance 11,280 Mpps 22,560 Mpps 45,120 Mpps
Service Slots 4 8 16
Switching Fabric Module Slots  6 (scalable to 9 for future expansion)
Fabric Architecture Clos architecture, cell switching, VoQ
Airflow Design Strict front-to-back airflow design
Virtualization M-LAG
VS (1:16 virtualization)
Cluster Switch System (CSS)3
VXLAN and VXLAN bridging
QinQ access VXLAN
L2/L3 VLAN, STP, LACP
Static route, IPv4/IPv6 dynamic route protocol
IP packet fragmentation and reassembly
SFC IETF-defined NSH
Reliability Microsegmentation
Hardware-based Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) 
O&M Telemetry
ERSPAN+
iPCA
Programmability Standard NETCONF interface
Ansible-based automatic configuration and open-source module release

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

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