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DCS500

12.8T Data Center Switch

AS7816-64X 
64 x 100G QSFP28 switch ports  
100G open network switch for data center fabric


The Edgecore DCS500 is a Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch for high-performance data centers. The switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across the 64 x QSFP28 ports, each supporting 1 x 100 GbE or 1x 40 GbE, or via breakout cables 4 x 25 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE.

Overview

The Edgecore DCS500 is a Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch for high-performance data centers. The switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across the 64 x QSFP28 ports, each supporting 1 x 100 GbE or 1x 40 GbE, or via breakout cables 4 x 25 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE. The DCS500 can be deployed as a TOR switch supporting 10/25 GbE to servers with 40/100 GbE uplinks, or as a spine switch supporting 40/100 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 Open Network Linux and SONiC, plus commercial NOS offerings.

Specs

Ports 64
Predominant Port Type 100GbE QSFP28
High Availability Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fans
Compatible Software Option IP Infusion - OcNOS
Netscout - Packet Flow Switch
Pica8 - PicOS
Pluribus Netvisor ONE
SONiC
Open Compute Project - Open Network Linux

Features

  • Cost-effective, open network switch for data center fabric.
  • 64 x QSFP28 switch ports, each supporting 1 x 100 GbE or 1 x 40 GbE, or via breakout cables 4 x 25 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE.
  • Incorporates Broadcom StrataXGS Tomahawk II switch series silicon for non-blocking line rate performance.
  • High performance Intel Xeon D-1518 CPU with optional BMC.
  • 2 RU form factor.
  • Supports hot/cold aisles 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 850W 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 with IP Infusion OcNOS™
  • Compatible with Pica8 Inc. PicOS™
  • Compatible with Pluribus Networks Netvisor ONE Network operating system
  • Compatible with Open Network Linux (ONL), the open-source, OCP reference NOS.
  • Compatible with Netscout Packet Flow Switch
  • Compatible with SONiC open source network software.
  • Supports the Redfish management API, now a requirement of the Open Compute Project.

Downloads

Category File Name Version Release Date File Size Download
Datasheet DCS500 (AS7816-64X) DS R11 US 2021-09-15 1917.22 KB Download
User Manual DCS500 (AS7816-64X) Quick Start Guide R04 US 2021-09-15 1134.87 KB Download
Certification DCS500 (AS7816-64X)_CE_DoC US 2021-09-15 386.41 KB Download
Certification Edgecore RoHS 2.0 & REACH Declaration - DCS500 (AS7816-64X) US 2021-09-15 1417.83 KB Download
Safety and Regulatory Information DCS500 (AS7816-64X) Safety and Regulatory Information R01 US 2021-09-15 335.32 KB Download

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