Aruba has unveiled campus core switch that extends intelligence from the edge to the core and allow CIOs to derive better business outcomes from their networks.
The newly-introduced enterprise core and aggregation switch and the advanced operating system, ArubaOS-CX, is designed for modern mobility, cloud, and IoT requirements. Taking a leap beyond today’s antiquated switching platforms, the Aruba 8400 Core Switch Series and ArubaOS-CX are purpose-built for emerging mobile-cloud business applications and changing traffic patterns that are being driven by the massive flood of data sources and growth in IoT.
The key features include high performance 19.2 terabits per second switching (1.2Tbps/slot) capacity and a carrier-class high availability with redundant management, power and fabric, said the company. ArubaOS-CX enables automation and usability using built-in REST APIs and Python scripts and users can take advantage of intelligent monitoring and visibility with Aruba Network Analytics Engine. Its advanced layer 2/3 feature set includes BGP, OSPF, VRF, and IPv6 and features a compact 8U chassis with high density, line rate 10GbE/40GbE/100GbE connectivity.