H3C S12500G-AF Series Data Center Switches

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H3C S12500G-AF Series Switch

H3C S12500G-AF is H3C's new generation of AI intelligent switches for the core scenarios of data centers, providing the industry's highest switching. It provides the following features:

CLOS+ multi-grade multi-plane architecture

High performance GPU, 100T+ floating-point computing capabilities

Industry's first network-specific AI algorithm

The S12500G-AF series switch includes S12504G-AF, 12508G-AF and S12516G-AF, which can adapt to the port density and performance requirements of different network scales, provide strong equipment guarantee for data center network construction, and support INT and Seer Network.

Advanced CLOS+ multi-grade multi-plane switching architecture

CLOS+ multi-grade multi-plane architecture, midplane free design, providing continuous bandwidth upgrade capability , improve system bandwidth and evolution capabilities, and the capacity of the whole machine can be smoothly expanded.

Supports 48-port 10G, 36-port 40GE/ 100GE interfaces and can meet the existing and future application requirements of data centers.

Separation of control and data planes, Forwarding and control are separated, and the fabric slots supports 5+1 or 4+2 redundancy.

Fans and power supplies are designed with redundancy.

AI-Inside drives intelligent networks

S12500G-AF series switch support Seerblade high-performance AI computing module, provides an intelligent computing platform that is deeply integrated with the network, and has high-performance CPU, GPU, and large storage capacity, to meet the lightweight deployment of AI + Big Data applications for small and medium-sized enterprises :

Through the powerful computing power brought by high-performance GPU and high-speed network connection, it can achieve 123TFlops of floating-point computing power, which is a million times higher than traditional processors.

The network-specific intelligent algorithm jointly launched by top units to improve the level of network intelligent management and performance standards .

Comprehensive IPv6 solution

S12500G-AF series fully supports IPv6 protocol suite, supports IPv6 static routing, RIPng, OSPFv3, IS-ISv6, BGP4+ and other IPv6 routing protocols, and supports richIPv4 to IPv6 transition technology, including: IPv6 manual tunnel, 6to4 tunnel, ISATAP tunnel, GRE tunnel, IPv4-compatible automatic configuration tunnel and other tunnel technologies, guarantee the smooth transition from IPv4 to IPv6.

Comprehensive virtualization capabilities

IRF2 (The second generation of Intelligent Resilient Framework)

S12500G-AF series switches support IRF2 technology, virtualizing up to 4 high-end devices into one logical device, which has powerful advantages in reliability, distribution and ease of management.

Reliability: Through patented hot backup technology, redundant backup of all information on the control plane and data plane and uninterrupted data forwarding are realized in the entire virtual architecture, which greatly enhances the reliability and high performance of the virtual architecture, and eliminates A single point of failure is avoided and business interruption is avoided.

Distribution: Through distributed cross-device link aggregation technology, load sharing and mutual backup of multiple uplinks are realized, thereby improving the redundancy of the entire network architecture and the utilization of link resources.

Ease of management: The entire elastic architecture shares one IP management, which simplifies network equipment management, simplifies network topology management, improves operational efficiency, and reduces maintenance costs.

MDC (Multitenant Devices Context)

S12500G-AF series switches can achieve 1:N virtualization capability through MDC technology, that is, one physical switch is virtualized into N logical switches, and up to 16 logical switches can be virtualized to meet the needs of multiple customers sharing core switches; The ports of a single board are divided into different MDCs, which can make full use of the capabilities of the core switch and reduce the user's investment cost. The use of MDC technology realizes the safe isolation of services.

Application requirements for cloud computing data centers

S12500G-AF series switches support VXLAN (Virtual eXtensible LAN) technology. VXLAN is a Layer2 VPN technology based on IP network and adopting "MAC in UDP" encapsulation. VXLAN can provide Layer2 interconnection for scattered physical sites based on existing service providers or enterprise IP networks, and can provide business isolation for different tenants.

S12500G-AF series switches support EVPN (Ethernet Virtual Private Network). EVPN is a Layer 2 VPN technology. The control plane uses MP-BGP to advertise EVPN routing information, and the data plane supports the use of VXLAN encapsulation to forward packets.

S12500G-AF series switches support the large-scale Layer 2 interconnection technology, which can realize the large-scale Layer 2 interconnection through EVPN+VXLAN, and realize the interconnection between multiple sites across the data center.

S12500G-AF series switches support FCoE (FC over Ethernet) technology; FCoE technology is mainly used to solve the heterogeneous problem of cloud computing data center LAN network and FC storage network. It can be realized through the deployment of FCoE and CEE technology. The integration of the front-end network and back-end network architecture of the data center solves the technical problems of the separation of data, computing and storage, thereby greatly reducing the cost of data center procurement and capacity expansion

S12500G-AF series switches support large-capacity ARP/ND, MAC, and ACL entries, which can adapt to the flat networking requirements of large data center networks.

Innovative multi-engine design

Innovative hardware design is adopted to provide the system with powerful control capability and 50ms high reliability guarantee through independent control engine, detection engine and maintenance engine.

Distributed control engine, all business boards provide a powerful control processing system, easily process various protocol messages and control messages, and support fine control of protocol messages, providing the system with a complete ability to resist protocol message attacks.

Distributed detection engine, all service boards can perform distributed BFD, OAM and other fast fault detection, and implement linkage with the control plane protocol, support fast protection switching and fast convergence, can achieve millisecond fault detection

Distributed maintenance engine, intelligent CPU system supports intelligent power management, and can support sequential power-on and power-off of single boards (reduce the power impact caused by simultaneous power-on of single boards, improve equipment life, reduce electromagnetic radiation, and reduce system power consumption)

DC-class HA

FFDR provides BFD and OAM functions to implement fast failover and convergence. The following lists the DC-class HA features:

BFD for VRRP/BGP/IS-IS/RIP/OSPF/RSVP/static routing

NSR/GR for OSFP/BGP/IS-IS/RSVP

Separation of control and data planes through independent control engine and switching fabric module.

1+1 redundancy for control engines

N+1 redundancy for switch fabric modules

1+1 redundancy for fan trays

N+M redundancy for power modules

HA—based on DRNI architecture

S12500G-AF series switches support DRNI (Distributed Resilient Network Interconnect) technology, which realizes cross-device link aggregation by virtualizing two physical devices into one device at the forwarding level, keeping the control plane independent of each other, and realizing dual-active access of the device. Provide equipment-level redundancy protection and traffic load sharing, while improving the reliability of the system.

Multi-level security protection

The S12500G-AF series switch use QoS policies to filter and limit traffic from data plane to control plane. During a DoS attack, the switch can identify and protect important packets and discard attack packets, ensuring normal operation

Supports a large numbers of ACLs while ensuring line-speed forwarding. ACLs can identify and control L2/IPv4/IPv6/MPLS traffic by using combinations of packet fields

Comprehensive maintenance and monitoring

Online state monitoring - Uses a dedicated engine to monitor the state of switch fabric modules, backplane channels, service communication channels, key chips, and storage. Once a failure occurs, it reports the failure to the system through EMS

Card isolation- Isolates specified cards from the forwarding plane. The isolated cards still work on the control plane, allowing the user to perform management operations such as real-time diagnosis and CPLD upgrade on the isolated cards without affecting system operation

Ethernet OAM- Provides multiple device-level and network-level fault detection methods

Green

Intelligent EMS engine system - Provides smart power management that supports sequential power-on and power-off and device status check. Sequential power-on and power-off reduces power impulse and electromagnetic radiation, and increases the lifetime of the device. Additionally, device status checks can isolate faulty and idle cards to reduce power consumption

Smart fan management- Collects fan temperature, calculates fan speed, and assigns the calculated speed to the fan tray. In addition, it detects fan speeds, fault alarms, and performs speed adjustment based on configuration sand area, reducing power consumption and noise, increasing the fan's lifetime

Internal interface monitoring-Automatically shuts down unused internal interfaces to reduce power consumption

Hardware Specifications

Item

S12504G-AF

S12508G-AF

S12516G-AF

Switching capacity

57.6T/387Tbps

115.2T/516Tbps

230.4T/1032Tbps

Throughput

21600Mpps

43200Mpps

86400Mpps

MPU slots

2

2

2

LPU slots

4

8

16

Maximum power consumption

5800 W

12000 W

22400W

Weight (full configuration)

≤ 110 kg

≤ 242.5 lb

≤ 190 kg

≤ 418.9 lb

≤ 352 kg

≤ 776 lb

Dimensions (H x W x D)

264 x 440 x 857 mm (6U)

10.4 x 17.3 x 33.7 in

531 x 440 x 857 mm (12U)

20.9 x 17.3 x 33.7 in

931 x 440 x 857 mm (21U)

36.7 x 17.3 x 33.7 in

Switching fabric module slots

6

6

6

MPU Name

LSXM1SUP04T2

LSXM2SUPT2

MPU processor

Quad Core 2.2GHz

Quad Core 2.2GHz

MPU SDRAM

16 GB

16 GB

MPU Flash

8 GB

4 GB

MPU Console Port

1

1

MPU MGMT Ports

2

2

MPU USB Port

1

1

Redundancy

Redundant MPUs, switching fabric modules, power modules, and fan trays

Software Specifications

Ethernet

IEEE 802.1Q

DLDP

LLDP

Static MAC configuration

Limited MAC learning

Port mirroring and traffic mirroring

Port aggregation, port isolation, and port mirroring

IEEE 802.1D (STP)/802.1w (RSTP)/802.1s (MSTP)

IEEE 802.3ad (dynamic link aggregation), static port aggregation, and multi-chassis link aggregation

IPv4

Static routing, RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP4

ECMP

Policy-based routing

Routing policy

IPv6

IPv4/IPv6 dual stack

IPv6 static routing, RIPng, OSPFv3, IS-ISv6, and BGP4+

VRRPv3 and VRRPv3 load balancing

Pingv6, Telnetv6, FTPv6, TFTPv6, DNSv6, and ICMPv6

IPv4-to-IPv6 transition technologies, such as IPv6 manual tunnel, 6to4 tunnel, ISATAP tunnel, GRE tunnel, and auto IPv4-compatible IPv6 tunnel

ECMP

Policy-based routing

Routing Policy

IP message fragmentation and reassembly

Multicast

PIM-DM, PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, MSDP, MBGP, and Any-RP

IGMP V1/V2/V3 and IGMP V1/V2/V3 snooping

PIM6-DM, PIM6-SM, and PIM6-SSM

MLD V1/V2 and MLD V1/V2 snooping

Multicast policies and Multicast QoS

MPLS/VPLS

Support L3 MPLS VPN

Support L2 VPN: VLL (Martini, Kompella)

Support MCE

Support MPLS OAM

Support VPLS, VLL

Support hierarchical VPLS and QinQ+VPLS access

Support P/PE function

Support LDP protocol

ACLs

Standard and extended ACLs

Ingress and egress ACLs

VLAN ACLs

Global ACLs

QoS

Diff-Serv QoS

SP/WRR/SP+WRR

Traffic policing

Traffic shaping

Congestion avoidance

Priority marking and remarking

802.1p, TOS, DSCP, and EXP priority mapping

Programmable and Automated

Support Ansible automation technology

Support automated network orchestration through Python/NETCONF/TCL/Resful API to realize DevOps automated operation and maintenance

SDN/OPENFLOW

Support OPENFLOW 1.3 standard

Support multi-controller (EQUAL mode, standby mode)

Support multi-table line

Support Group table

Support Meter

Lossless network

Support RDMA, PFC, ECN and other lossless Ethernet features

VXLAN

VXLAN L2 switching

VXLAN L3 routing

IS-IS+ENDP distributed control plane

OpenFlow+Netconf centralized control plane

VxLAN/RoCE over VxLAN/BGP EVPN

HA

Independent switching fabric modules

1+1 redundancy or key components such as MPUs and power modules

N+1 redundancy for switching fabric modules

Passive backplane

CLOS+ midplane free design

Hot swapping for all components

Real-time data backup on active/standby MPUs

Hot patching

NSR/GR for OSFP/BGP/IS-IS/RSVP

Port aggregation and multi-card link aggregation

BFD for VRRP/BGP/IS-IS/OSPF/RSVP/static routing, with a failover time less than 10 milliseconds

RRPP

DLDP

VCT

Smart-Link

Micro-Segmentation

Security

Support EAD security solutions

Support Portal authentication

Support MAC authentication

Support IEEE 802.1x and IEEE 802.1x SERVER

Support AAA/Radius

Support HWTACACS, support command line authentication

Support SSHv1.5/SSHv2

Support ACL flow filtering mechanism

Supports plain text and MD5 cipher text authentication of OSPF, RIPv2 and BGPv4 messages

Support the command line with hierarchical protection to prevent unauthorized users from intruding illegally, and have different configuration permissions for users of different levels

Support DDos, ARP attack and ICMP attack function

Telnet login and password mechanism supporting restricted IP address

Support multiple combinations of IP address, VLAN ID, MAC address and port binding

Support uRPF

Support main and backup data backup mechanism

Support fault alarm and automatic fault recovery

Support system log

System management

Support FTP, TFTP, Xmodem

Support SNMP v1/v2/v3

Support sFlow traffic statistics

Support RMON

Support NTP clock, support SNTP

Support NetStream traffic statistics function

Support gRPC

Support Telemetry traffic visualization function

Temperature

Operating temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

Storage temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Humidity

5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Green

Support 802.3az energy efficient Ethernet

Safety

UL 60950-1

CAN/CSA C22.2 No 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

EN 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950-1

FDA 21 CFR Subchapter J

GB 4943.1

EMC

FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) CLASS A

ICES-003 CLASS A

VCCI CISPR 32 CLASS A

CISPR 22 CLASS A

EN 55022 CLASS A

AS/NZS CISPR22 CLASS A

CISPR 32 CLASS A

EN 55032 CLASS A

AS/NZS CISPR32 CLASS A

CISPR 24

EN 55024

EN 61000-3-2

EN 61000-3-3

ETSI EN 300 386

Product ID

Product Description

LS-12504G-AF

H3C S12504G-AF Ethernet Switch Host

LS-12508G-AF

H3C S12508G-AF Ethernet Switch Host

LS-12516G-AF

H3C S12516G-AF Ethernet Switch Host

LSXM1SUP04T2

H3C S12504G-AF Supervisor Engine Module

LSXM2SUPT2

H3C S12500G-AF Supervisor Engine Module

LSXM1SFT04F2

H3C S12504G-AF Fabric Module, Type T(Class F)

LSXM1SFT08F2

H3C S12508G-AF Fabric Module, Type T(Class F)

LSXM1SFT16F2

H3C S12516G-AF Fabric Module, Type H(Class F)

LSXM1CGQ18TD2

H3C S12500 18-PORT 100GBASE Ethernet Optical Interface(QSFP28)(TD)

LSXM1QGS36TD2

H3C S12500 36-Port 40GBASE Ethernet Optical Interface Module(QSFP+)(TD)

LSXM1TGS48TD2

H3C S12500 48-Port 10GBASE Ethernet Optical Interface Module(SFP+,LC)(TD)

LSXM1CGQ36TE2

H3C S12500 36-Port 100GBASE Ethernet Optical Interface Module(QSFP28)(TE)

LSXM1BFP16A

16 Fabric Blank Filler Panel

LSXM1BFP08A

08 Fabric Blank Filler Panel

LSXM1BFP04A

04 Fabric Blank Filler Panel

LSXM116XFAN

H3C S12516X-AF Ethernet Switch Fan Module

LSXM108XFAN

H3C S12508X-AF Ethernet Switch Fan Module

LSXM104XFAN

H3C S12504X-AF Ethernet Switch Fan Module

LSXM116XFANH

H3C S12516X-AF Ethernet Switch High Speed Fan Module

LSXM108XFANH

H3C S12508X-AF Ethernet Switch High Speed Fan Module

LSXM104XFANH

H3C S12504X-AF Ethernet Switch High Power Fan Module

PSR2400-54A

AC Power Module,2400W

PSR2400-54D

DC Power Module,2400W

PSR3000-54A

3000W AC Power Supply Module

PSR3000-54AHD

3000W AC & 240V-380V HVDC Power Supply

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