The Edgecore DCS520 is a spine switch for high-performance data centers. The switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across the 64 x QSFP56-DD ports, each supporting 1 x 400G QSFP56-DD, 1 x 100G QSFP28, 1 x 40G QSFP+, or via breakout cables 2 x 200G (2 x 4 lanes 50G PAM4), 4 x 100G (4 x 2 lanes 50G PAM4), 2 x 50G (2 x 2 lanes 25G NRZ), 4 x 25G NRZ, or 4 x 10G NRZ.
The DCS520 can be deployed as a spine switch supporting 100/400 GbE spine to spine or spine to leaf interconnects. This open network switch is loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), which supports the installation of compatible Network Operating System soï¬
ware, including the open source options Open Network Linux, plus commercial NOS offerings.