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40GbE Data Center Switch

AS6712-32X is a 32-Port 40G QSFP+ switch with ONIE software installer. AS6712-32X embedded Broadcom Trident II 1.28Tbps and Intel Atom C2538 CPU as well as dual 110-230VAC 400W PSUs included and port-to-power airflow. AS6712-32X is 3-year Hardware Warranty.

**AS6712-32X Warranty Support Period: 3 years.**
**The product has completed the End of Life (EOL) process effective on April 1st, 2020.**
** For more details, please refer to item #8 in the 
Product Warranty Statement.**


The Edgecore AS6712-32X is a Top-Rack or spine switch for high-performance data centers. In a compact 1RU form factor, the switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across 32 x QSFP+ ports, supporting 32 x 40 GbE connections or 96 x 10 GbE + 8 x 40G connections. The AS6712-32X can be deployed as a TOR switch supporting 10 GbE or 40 GbE server connections, or as a spine switch supporting 10 GbE or 40 GbE spine interconnects. The AS6712-32X is a bare-metal switch loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation ofcompatible open source and commercial Network Operating Systems for different network use cases and requirements.


Ports 32
Predominant Port Type 40GbE QSFP+
High Availability Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fans
Compatible Software Option Open Compute Project - Open Network Linux
Pica8 - PicOS
Pluribus Netvisor ONE


  • Cost-effective, bare-metal switch infrastructure for data center fabric.
  • 32 fixed x 40GbE QSFP+ switch ports in compact 1RU form factor, each supporting 40 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE via breakout cables. Maximum 24 x 40GbE QSFP+ switch ports support breakout cables.
  • Layer 2 or Layer 3 forwarding of 2.56 Tbps full duplex
  • Supports hot/cold aisle with port-to-power and power-to-port airflow SKUs
  • All ports on front. PSUs and fans inserted from rear
  • Hot swappable, load-sharing redudundant AC PSUs
  • 4+1 redundant, hot-swappable fans modules
  • Energy Efficiency: 227 W typical power consumption under line rate traffic using 24 x passive QSFP DAC, 8 x 40GBASE-SR4
  • Hardware switch pre-loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for automated loading of compatible open source and commerical NOS offerings
  • Compatible with Compatible with Big Switch Networks Big Cloud Fabric™ and Big Monitoring Fabirc™ 
  • Compatible with Cumulus® Linux® 
  • Compatible with Pica8 Inc. PicOS™ 
  • Compatible with Pluribus Networks Netvisor ONE Network operating system
  • Compatible with Open Network Linux (ONL), an open-source, OCP reference NOS


Category File Name Version Release Date File Size Download
User Manual AS6712-32X Quick Start Guide-R04 US 2020-01-22 1468.07 KB Download
Certification AS6712-32X_CE_DoC US 2017-06-26 616.14 KB Download
Certification Edgecore RoHS 2.0 & REACH Declaration - AS6712-32X US 2019-09-23 919.85 KB Download
Safety and Regulatory Information AS6712-32X Safety and Regulatory Information R03 US 2018-01-23 851.22 KB Download
Datasheet AS6712-32X DS R09 US 2019-06-20 177.82 KB Download

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