Huawei Intros 64T Data Center Switch

Huawei launches most powerful member of CloudEngine family of data center switches

May 8, 2013

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LAS VEGAS -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today launched the newest and most powerful member of its innovative CloudEngine (CE) series of switches, the CE12816, at Interop 2013. The CE12816 provides the largest switching capacity in the industry at 64 Tbps, and extends Huawei's leadership in the high-performance data center switching market. Leveraging Huawei's next-generation VRP8 software platform, the CE12816 provides stable, reliable, secure, and high-performance L2/L3 switching capabilities to help customers build scalable, virtualized and high-quality data center architectures. Its advanced hardware architecture is designed to have the highest performance of any currently available core switch. Like all the switches in the Cloud Engine 12800 family, the CE12816 provides support for 1, 10, 40 and 100 GE connectivity. Densities supported on the CE12816 include up to 192*100GE, 384*40GE, or 1536*10GE line-speed ports, ensuring that the CloudEngine supports multi-generational network investment. "The launch of the CloudEngine 12816 is the culmination of our vision to offer enterprises with an affordable and powerful data center solution that addresses the challenges and opportunities presented by cloud computing and ICT convergence," said Ian Foo, director of Data Center Products and Solution, Huawei Enterprise USA. "Today's announcement underscores Huawei's commitment to lead the industry with innovative solutions that combine high performance with energy saving technologies to greatly reduce total cost of ownership for our customers." Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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