Hyperscale datacenter networks are under continuous pressure to provide massive scale and capacity. 400G Ethernet is a key technology building block to evolve the infrastructure to support the proliferation of mobile and cloud-based applications. Edgecore contributed to the Open Compute Project (OCP) of the design of a 400 Gigabit Ethernet data center switch, the industry’s first 400G open design, deliver high performance and density, as well as low latency and exceptional power efficiency in a several form factors.

Key Features

Front to Back / Back to Front Airflow
400G High Bandwidth
400G ZR/ZR+ Transceiver (max 24W)
24W per Transceiver on Upper 16 Ports
14W per Transceiver on Lower 16 Ports
DCS810 Series
  • 12.8T P4 PROGRAMMABLE DATA CENTER SWITCH AS9516-32D 32 x 400G QSFP-DD switch ports with Tofino 2. Programmable leaf or spine switch for large scale data centers

DCS500 Series
  • 12.8T DATA CENTER SWITCH AS9716-32D 32 x 400G QSFP-DD switch ports with Tomahawk 3. High-performance 100G/400G data center switch

  • 25.6T DATA CENTER SWITCH AS9736-64D 64 x 400G QSFP56-DD switch ports with Tomahawk 4. Spine Switch for High-performance Data Center

DCS240 Series
  • 12.8T Data Center Switch AS9726-32DB 32 x 400G QSFP56-DD switch ports with Trident 4. Cost-effective, open network switch for data center fabric


Product Name Switch Silicon Port Interface Switching Capacity Operation Temperature Airflow
DCS240 Trident4 32 x 400G QSFP56-DD 12.8 Tbps FtoB 0°C to 45°C
BtoF 0°C to 35°C
DCS510 Tomahawk3 32 x 400G QSFP-DD 12.8 Tbps 0°C to 45°C Front-to-Back
DCS520 Tomahawk4 64 x 400G QSFP56-DD 25.6 Tbps 0°C to 40°C Front-to-Back
DCS810 BFN-T20-128Q 32 x 400G QSFP-DD 12.8 Tbps 0°C to 40°C Front-to-Back

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