CloudEngine 12800 Series Data Center Switches - Huawei


CloudEngine 12800 Series Data Center Switches

CloudEngine CE12800 series switches are next-generation, high-performance core switches designed for data center and high-end campus networks. Using Huawei’s next-generation VRP8 software platform, CE12800 series switches provide stable, reliable, secure, high-performance L2/L3 switching capabilities to help build an elastic, virtualized, and high-quality network.

The CE12800 is available in six models: CE12804S, CE12808S, CE12804, CE12808, CE12812, and CE12816. The CE12800 series uses interchangeable components to reduce costs on spare parts. This design ensures device scalability and protects customers' investment.

CE12800 series switches use advanced hardware architecture design and have the highest performance of any currently available core switches. The CE12800 provides as much as 178 Tbit/s switching capacity and high-density line-speed ports. Each switch has up to 576 x 100 GE, 576 x 40 GE, 2,304 x 25 GE, or 2,304 x 10 GE ports.

The switches use Clos architecture and provide comprehensive virtualization capabilities along with data center service features. The switches use innovative energy-saving technologies to greatly reduce power consumption. In addition, a front-to-back airflow design provides industrial-grade reliability.

  • Next-Generation Core Engine with the Highest Performance
    The CE12800 provides up to 178 Tbit/s (scalable to 1032 Tbit/s) switching capacity. This high capacity can support sustainable development of cloud-computing data centers for the next 10 years.
  • Comprehensive Virtualization Capabilities Implement Simple, Efficient Networking
    The CE12800 uses Virtual System (VS) technology to provide an industry-leading virtualization capability that enables one switch to be virtualized into as many as sixteen logical switches. This 1:16 ratio enables one core switch to manage services for an enterprise's multiple service areas such as production, office, and DMZ, or for multiple tenants.
  • Advanced Architecture Ensures Industry-Leading Network Quality
    The CE12800's non-blocking switching architecture includes an orthogonal switch fabric design, Clos architecture, cell switching, Virtual Output Queuing (VOQ), and a super-large buffer.