Open Networking

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

Savings, Flexibility and Simplicity at Global Scale

Open Networking from Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers you the greatest freedom with a simple, cost-effective way to deploy massively scalable network services. Web-scale and larger customers can de-risk supply chain concerns, thanks to our unique global presence in over 160 countries.

Use DevOps

Bring the benefits of DevOps to disaggregated open networking, including one-team ownership, no handovers and continuous application updates.

Scale Economically

Enjoy lower total cost of ownership with standards-based hardware and streamlined software. Reduce acquisition and operating costs by up to 68%(1).

Deploy Easily

Fully configured, tested and ready to plug in. That’s HPE Open Networking. And with zero-touch OS installation, implementing is simple and efficient.  

An Accountable Partner

Protect your Open Networking investments with us. Get the flexibility of open standards and the benefits of white label, backed by the original Silicon Valley startup with decades of IT leadership and global success.

HPE Altoline Switch Series

A family of low-latency 40GbE 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

Take Your Network Further

HPE Cloudline

Cloudline servers give telco service providers an open infrastructure that supports efficient service delivery to the most users possible.
Support Services

Support Services

Optimise your technology operations and drive business outcomes, from desktop to data centre.
Financial Services

Financial Services

Adapt to growing demands with more converged, composable infrastructure.

Contact Us

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 Center Networking

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White Paper

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

Blog Post : HPE Launches New Open Network Switches

HPE Launches New Open Network Switches
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HPE launched open network switches for the data center, giving Web scale organizations and service providers more flexibility and control.

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Unify your wired and wireless networks, optimize user experience and simplify admin to improve network control and productivity.

Blog Post : Networking in the Open Era

Networking in the Open Era
Blog Post

“Open networking” is no longer an oxymoron. Sarwar Raza tackles the big questions around networking in the open era.

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    Credit Suisse Securities Research and Analytics, September 2013.