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NetEngine5000E Cluster Router

Huawei developed NetEngine5000E series large-capacity, high-performance routers provide carrier-class reliability. Based on the powerful Versatile Routing Platform (VRP), NetEngine5000E routers provide strong switching capabilities, dense ports, and high reliability. NetEngine5000E routers can serve as super-core nodes on IP backbone networks, core nodes on metro networks, egresses in large-scale IDCs, and core nodes on large enterprise networks.

NetEngine5000E clusters are positioned as super-core nodes on backbone networks that provide Layer 3 routing and MPLS forwarding. In an NetEngine5000E cluster, a Cluster Central Chassis (CCC) functions as a level-2 switching module and routing engine module in a three-stage switch fabric, and a Cluster Line-card Chassis (CLC) functions as a level-1 or level-3 switching and forwarding module.



Parameters NetEngine5000E-X16A (Single-chassis) NetEngine5000E Cluster
Switching Capacity 40.96 Tbit/s 327.68 Tbit/s
Forwarding Performance 10,816 MPPS 86,528 MPPS
MPU Slots 2 4
SFU Slots 4 32
LPU Slots 16 128
Interface Types ETH interfaces: GE, 10 GE, 40 GE, and 100 GE
POS interfaces: 155M POS, 622M POS, 2.5G POS, and 10G POS
OTN interface: 100G OTN
Typical Power Consumption 400G single-chassis: 10,000W CCC
400G cluster: 11,000W 2+2 400G  cluster: 2,310W
1T single-chassis: 11,000W 2+2 1T cluster: 3,500W
1T cluster: 13,000W 2+2 1.6T cluster: 6,700W
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1,778 mm x 442 mm x 650 mm 1,955 mm x 442 mm x 850 mm (CCC)
1,778 mm x 442 mm x 650 mm (NetEngine5000E-X16A)

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