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25.6T DATA CENTER SWITCH

DCS520

AS9736-64D
64 x 400G QSFP56-DD switch ports with Tomahawk 4.
Spine Switch for High-performance Data Center

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400G High Bandwidth
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Low Latency
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Resiliency
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High Port Density

Overview

The Edgecore DCS520 is a spine switch for high-performance data centers. The switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across the 64 x QSFP56-DD ports, each supporting 1 x 400G QSFP56-DD, 1 x 100G QSFP28, 1 x 40G QSFP+, or via breakout cables 2 x 200G (2 x 4 lanes 50G PAM4), 4 x 100G (4 x 2 lanes 50G PAM4), 2 x 50G (2 x 2 lanes 25G NRZ), 4 x 25G NRZ, or 4 x 10G NRZ. The DCS520 can be deployed as a spine switch supporting 100/400 GbE spine to spine or spine to leaf interconnects. This open network switch is loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation of compatible Network Operating System soſtware, including the open source options Open Network Linux, plus commercial NOS offerings.

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Features

  • QSFP56-DD switch ports, each supporting 1 x 400G QSFP56-DD, 1 x 100G QSFP28, 1 x 40G QSFP+, or via breakout cables 2 x 200G (2 x 4 lanes 50G PAM4), 4 x 100G (4 x 2 lanes 50G PAM4), 2 x 50G (2 x 2 lanes 25G NRZ), 4 x 25G NRZ, or 4 x 10G NRZ.
  • Incorporates Broadcom Tomahawk 4 switch series silicon.
  • 2 RU form factor.
  • Supports hot/cold aisles with front-to-back airflow SKU.
  • All ports on front; PSUs and fans accessible from rear.
  • Hot-swappable, load-sharing, redundant 2400 W AC/HVDC PSUs.
  • 3+1 redundant, hot-swappable fan modules.
  • Hardware switch pre-loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for automated loading of compatible open source and commerical NOS offerings.

Compatible
Software Option

  • Netscout – Packet Flow Switch
  • SONiC

Compatible
Transceivers

  • 40G QSFP+
  • 100G QSFP28
  • 400G QSFP-DD
  • 400G QSFP-DD ZR ( DCO )

Compatible
Cables

  • 40G QSFP+ DAC
  • 100G QSFP28 DAC
  • 100G QSFP28 AOC
  • 400G QSFP-DD DAC
  • 400G QSFP-DD AOC
  • 400G QSFP-DD to QSFP56 Breakout

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Downloads

DCS520 (AS9736-64D) QSG R02

User Manual  763 KB

DCS520 (AS9736-64D) DS R02

Datasheet  511 KB

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