Open Networking

One go-to-market model, one cloud-to-edge stack and one stop for open source network architecture—without the supply chain concerns.

Scalability, Customer Choice and Affordable Capacity

Open networking solutions from Hewlett Packard Enterprise free you from vendor lock-in and give you the ability to scale your cloud data centre network to meet your business requirements, while using the resources that best suit your needs and lowering your costs.

Avoid vendor lock-in

Disaggregated networking solutions give you the choice to build networks that best suit your business needs.

Scale without limits

Use reliable CLOS fabrics and L3 networking to scale your cloud data centre to match your application needs.

Accelerate Innovation

With lower TCO, businesses can invest in innovations that will reduce time to service and boost competitiveness and customer satisfaction.  

An Accountable Partner

Protect your open networking investments with HPE. Get the flexibility of open industry standards and the benefit of brite-box solutions backed by the networking experts of HPE with decades of leadership and worldwide local support.

A family of low-latency 40GbE network switches in a 1U form factor. Perfect for deployment in web-scale environments or as a 40GbE spine switch.

  • Ports
    • 32 QSFP+ 40GbE ports
  • Throughput
    • 1,440Mpps maximum
  • Routing/switching capacity
    • 2,560Gbps maximum
  • VXLAN hardware support
    • Supports VTEP overlay technologies
  • Management features
    • Command-line interface
    • Out-of-band management
    • SNMP manager
    • Telnet
    • FTP
  • Layer 2 switching
    • VLAN support provides support for 4,096 VLAN IDs

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Learn how Open Networking can bring choice, economies of scale and simplified administration to your web-scale network.


White Paper : FAQs: Disaggregation of Web-scale Data Centre Networking

Disaggregation of Web-scale Data Centre Networking
White Paper

Learn how Hewlett Packard Enterprises accelerates the disaggregation of cloud data centre networking with HPE Altoline switches.

Blog Post : What is Open networking?

What is Open networking?
Blog Post

These days, depending on who you ask, you get a different view on what open networking really means.

Article : HPE and partners announce OpenSwitch open source OS

HPE and partners announce OpenSwitch open source OS

HP goes after Cisco, Arista with open source OS

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