The Minipack AS8000 switch is a modular system capable of supporting a mix of 100G and 400G Ethernet interfaces up to a maximum of 128x100G or 32x400G ports. Minipack is based on an internal main switch board with Broadcom StrataXGS Tomahawk™ III Switch Series silicon capable of line rate 12.8Tbps Layer2 and Layer3 switching. The Minipack front panel has eight slots for port interface modules (PIM). The first PIM options available for the Edgecore Minipack switch are the PIM-16Q with 16x100G QSFP28 ports, and the PIM-4DD with 4x400G QSFP-DD ports. The Minipack modular switch is a 4U form factor, power optimized for data center deployments, and provides hot-swappable redundant power supplies and fans to meet high availability requirements.
Compatible Operating System
100G AND 400G Switching for Data Center Fabric and Central Office
Edgecore's Minipack AS8000 switch is a disaggregated open network system providing a flexible mix of 100GbE and 400GbE ports with a system capacity of up to 12.8Tbps. Minipack is ideal for next generation high capacity data center fabrics, internet exchanges, and high bandwidth service provider infrastructures with the flexibility and cost benefits of open networking.