iwNetworks announces SDN8700-32x, 40GbE Data Center, Bare Metal Switch based on Trident ll.

The SDN8700-32X 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 up to 32 x QSFP ports, supporting up to 32 x 40 GbE connections or 104 x 10 GbE connections. The SDN8700-32X 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 switch provides 20 fixed QSFP ports and two module slots, each capable of supporting a 6 x QSFP option module or a future NPU module for application processing. The SDN8700-32X is a bare-metal switch loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation of compatible independent switchOS offerings. Key Features and Benefits Cost effective bare metal switch infrastructure for data center and cloud fabric Up to 32 x40 GbE ports in a compact 1RU form factor 20 x QSFP switch ports, each supporting 40 GbE or 4 x 10 GbE via breakout cables Layer 2 or Layer 3 forwarding of 2.56 Tbps at full duplex Energy Efficiency at 256 W power consumption Pre loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) for automated loading of compatible indepemdamt SwitchOS software “iwNetworks’ comprehensive product line of bare metal and enterprise class network switches bring unparalleled value to data centers and cloud fabric architectures in performance and cost savings", said Bob Charbonneau, vice president of marketing. "The SDN8700-32x is the most recent example of cost effective, energy efficient switches iwNetworks delivers to the marketplace.”
Andrew Ting