The HPE Altoline 6822 Switch Series is a top-of-rack (ToR), large buffer leaf switch for high-performance cloud data centers in a compact 1RU form factor. The switch provides line-rate L2 and L3 switching across up to 48 GbE SFP+ ports, with 6 x 100GbE QSFP28 uplinks. The switch can also be deployed as a WAN router connecting data centers.

What's new

  • High-density 10GbE ports, low latency, and advanced packet processing for demanding applications.
  • Open networking and disaggregated solution for customer choice.
  • Can support VXLAN L2 and L3 for efficient network virtualization overlay solutions.
  • Redundant fans, and power supplies for data center deployments.


Large buffer solution enables customers to deploy a lossless architecture

The HPE Altoline 6822 Switch Series is an OCP certified, open-networking, disaggregated solution that offers customers choice of hardware platforms and network operating systems (NOS).

Includes the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) loader for easy installation of the network operating system.

High-Performance, large buffer Data Center Switching for lossless network performance

The HPE Altoline 6822 Switch Series enables scaling of the server edge with 1/10GbE copper or fiber server connections, with 100GbE uplinks, to new heights with high density in 1RU design.

Broadcom Qumran-MX ASIC delivers low latency (720 nanosecond) for very demanding cloud data center applications.

The switch delivers high-performance switching capacity and wirespeed packet forwarding.

1+1 internal redundant and hot-pluggable power supplies and 5+1 redundant fan trays enhance reliability and availability.