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3.2T Data Center Switch

32 x QSFP28 ports 
switch ports with Tomahawk. 

Cost-effective, open network switch for data center fabric

 Front to Back/ Back to Front Airflow      Resiliency   
 Low Latency and Suitable for Mega-scale Datacenter     

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The Edgecore DCS501 switch is a Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch for high-performance data centers. In a compact 1RU form factor, the switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across the 32 x QSFP28 ports, supporting up to 32 x 40/100 GbE, 64 x 50 GbE, or 128 x 10/25 GbE connections. The DCS501 can be deployed as a TOR switch supporting 10/25/50 GbE to servers with 40/50/100 GbE uplinks, or as a spine switch supporting 40/50/100 GbE spine 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, plus commercial NOS offerings.


Ports 32
Predominant Port Type 100GbE QSFP28
High Availability Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fans
Compatible Software Option Arrcus - ArcOS
Aviz - OPB
CapGemini - SDvAS
IP Infusion - OcNOS
Ixia - Vision Edge OS
Netscout - Packet Flow Switch
Pica8 - PicOS
Pluribus Netvisor ONE
Compatible Transceivers 40G QSFP+
100G QSFP28
Compatible Cables 40G QSFP+ DAC
100G DAC QSFP28 to SFP28 Breakout
100G AOC QSFP28 to SFP28 Breakout


  • Deploy as Top-of-Rack switch supporting 10 or 25 GbE to servers, with 40 or 50 or 100 GbE uplinks.
  • Deploy as spine switch supporting 40, 50, or 100 GbE ToR and spine interconnects.
  • 32 x QSFP28 switch ports, each supporting 1 x 100 GbE or 1 x 40 GBE, or via breakout cables, 2 x 50 GbE or 4 x 25 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE.
  • Layer 2 or Layer 3 forwarding at 3.2 Tbps.
  • Supports hot/cold aisle with front-to-back and back-to-front airflow SKUs.
  • All ports on front; PSUs and fans accessible from rear.
  • Hot-swappable, load-sharing, redundant AC or -48V DC or 12V DC PSUs.
  • 5+1 redundant, hot-swappable fan modules.
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Hardware switch pre-loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for automated loading of compatible open source and commerical NOS offerings. 
  • Compatible with Arrcus ArcOS
  • Compatible with CapGemini SDvAS
  • Compatible with CGS COS
  • Compatible with IP Infusion OcNOS™ 
  • Compatible with Ixia Vision Edge OS™
  • Compatible with Netscout Packet Flow Switch
  • Compatible with Pica8 Inc. PicOS™ 
  • Compatible with Pluribus Networks Netvisor ONE Network operating system
  • Compatible with SONiC open source network software.
  • Compatible with Stratum
  • Compatible with Aviz Open Packet Broker (OPB)


Category File Name Version Release Date File Size Download
Datasheet DCS501 (AS7712-32X) DS R21 US 2023-07-17 462.25 KB Download
User Manual DCS501 (AS7712-32X) Quick Start Guide-R04 US 2021-11-09 1470.45 KB Download
Safety and Regulatory Information DCS501 (AS7712-32X) Safety and Regulatory Information R04 US 2021-11-09 1054.83 KB Download

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