Huawei CE12800 series

The CloudEngine 12800 (CE12800) series switches are next-generation, high-performance core switches designed for data center networks and high-end campus networks. Using Huawei’s next-generation VRP8 software platform, CE12800 series switches provide stable, reliable, secure, and high-performance L2/L3 switching capabilities to help build an elastic, virtualized, and high-quality network.

The CE12800 series switches use advanced hardware architecture design and have the highest performance of any currently available core switches. The CE12800 provides as much as 48 Tbit/s switching capacity and high-density line-speed ports. Each switch has up to 288*40GE, or 1152*10GE ports.

The CE12800 series switches use an industry-leading Clos architecture and provide comprehensive virtualization capabilities along with data center service features. Moreover, the CE12800 switches use innovative energy-saving technologies to greatly reduce power consumption and have a front-to-rear ventilation channel design to provide industrial-grade reliability.

Product Specification

Item

CE12804

CE12808

CE12812

CE12816

Total switching capacity

16 Tbit/s

32 Tbit/s

48 Tbit/s

64 Tbit/s

Total forwarding performance

4800 Mpps

9600 Mpps

14400 Mpps

19200 Mpps

Service slot quantity

4

8

12

16

Device virtualization

Virtual system (VS)

Cluster switch system (CSS)

Layer 2 multipath protocol

TRILL

VLAN

Adding access, trunk, and hybrid interfaces to VLANs

Default VLAN

QinQ

MAC address

Dynamic learning and aging of MAC addresses

Static, dynamic, and blackhole MAC address entries

Packet filtering based on source MAC addresses

MAC address limiting based on ports and VLANs

STP

STP, RSTP, and MSTP

BPDU protection, root protection, and loop protection

IP routing

IPv4 dynamic routing protocols, such as RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP

IPv6 dynamic routing protocols, such as, RIPng, OSPFv3, ISISv6, and BGP4+

Multicast

IGMP v1/v2/v3, IGMPv1/v2/v3 snooping

PIM-SM, PIM-SSM

MSDP, MBGP

Multicast VLAN

Prompt leave

Multicast querier

MPLS

Basic MPLS functions

MPLS VPN/VPLS

Traffic Analysis

Netstream

Reliability

LACP

VRRP and BFD for VRRP

BFD for BGP/IS-IS/OSPF/static route

DLDP

In-service software upgrade (ISSU)

QoS

Traffic classification based on Layer 2, Layer 3, Layer 4, and priority information

Actions include ACL, CAR, and re-marking

Queue scheduling modes such as PQ, WFQ, and PQ+WRR

Congestion avoidance mechanisms, including WRED and tail drop

Traffic shaping

Configuration and maintenance

Console, Telnet, and SSH terminals

Network management protocols, such as SNMPv1/v2/v3

File upload and download through FTP and TFTP

BootROM upgrade and remote upgrade

Hot patches

User operation logs

Security and management

RADIUS and HWTACACS authentication for login users

Command line authority control based on user levels,

preventing unauthorized users from using commands

Defense against MAC address attacks, broadcast storms and heavy-traffic attacks

Ping and traceroute

Remote network monitoring (RMON)

 

CE12804

CE12808

CE12812

CE12816

Dimensions (W x D x H)

442mm×970mm×

486.15mm(11U)

442mm×970mm×

752.85mm(17U)

442mm×970mm×

975.1mm(22U)

442mm×1065mm×

1597.4mm(36U)

Chassis weight (empty)

< 75 kg

< 90 kg

< 110 kg

< 192 kg

Operating voltage

AC: 90 V to 290 V

 

Maximum power supply capacity

5400 W

10800 W

16200 W

27000 W


For more details, please refer to CE12800 datasheet.

Deployment Scenarios

Application in a Data Center

On a typical data center network, CE12800 switches work as core switches and CE6800/CE5800 switches work as TOR switches. CE6800/CE5800 switches connect to CE12800 switches through 40GE/10GE ports. The CE12800 and CE6800/CE5800 switches use the TRILL protocol to build a non-blocking Layer 2 network, which allows large-scale VM migrations and flexible service deployments.

Note: The TRILL protocol can also be used on campus networks to support flexible service deployments in different service areas.

Huawei CE12800 Deployment Scenario

Application on a Campus Network

On a typical campus network, two CE12800 switches are virtualized into a logical core switch using CSS technology. Multiple CE6800 switches at the aggregation layer form a logical switch using iStack technology. The CSS and iStack technologies improve network reliability and simplify network management. At the access layer, CE5800 switches are stacked using iStack technology to provide high-densities of line-speed ports.

Note: CSS technology is also widely used in data centers to facilitate network management

Huawei CE12800 Switch Deployment Sample

Huawei CE12800 switch

Huawei CE12800 series

The CE12800 is available in four models: CE12816, CE12812, CE12808, and CE12804. The CE12800 series uses interchangeable components to reduce costs on spare parts. This design ensures device scalability and protects customers’ investment.