The Edgecore DCS204 switch is a high-performance Top-of-Rack (TOR) or spine switch, designed specifically for data centers. This compact switch, in a 1RU form factor, delivers line-rate L2 and L3 switching across its 32 x QSFP28 ports. Each QSFP28 port can be customized as 2x50G, 4x25G, 1x40GbE or 4x10GbE using DAC breakout cables.
The DCS204 is versatile and can be utilized as a TOR switch, supporting 10/25/50 GbE to servers with 40/50/100 GbE uplinks. Alternatively, it can function as a spine switch, supporting 40/50/100 GbE spine interconnects. This open network switch comes pre-loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), facilitating the installation of a compatible Network Operating System (NOS) software. This includes both open source options and commercial NOS offerings.