The HPE Altoline 6900 Switch Series is an open-networking, disaggregated family of cost efficient 1/10GbE data center switches in a 1U form factor. Ideal for deployment in cloud environments as a 10/100/1000BASE-T server access optimized for data center with a low-power, fanless design. Take advantage of the streamlined design and Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) boot loader to deploy a choice of network operating systems; Cumulus Networks or Pica8 for freedom to select the management and orchestration tools.

What's new

  • Cost-effective higher 1/10GbE port density for scalability and demanding applications.
  • ONIE boot loader for choice of network OSes and easy installation.
  • Open-networking and disaggregated solution for customer choice.
  • Greener data centers with energy efficient power supplies.
  • Redundant power supplies for data center deployments.

Features

Open Disaggregated Networking for Choice

The HPE Altoline 6900 Switch Series is an open-networking, disaggregated solution that offers customers choice of hardware platforms and network operating systems (NOS).

Includes the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) boot loader for easy installation of the NOS.

You have a choice of network OSes including Cumulus Networks Linux NOS or Pica8 PicOS.

Offers a choice of management and orchestration tools from growing ecosystem.

Gigabit Wire Speed Server Connectivity with 1/10GbE Uplinks for Scalability

The HPE Altoline 6900 Switch Series provides high density of 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports for cost effective and flexible deployments.

Supports up to 4 x 10GbE uplinks for high-performance connectivity.

Two 20GbE QSFP+ ports can be used for stacking units, dependent upon the NOS deployed.

High-performance Data Center Switching

The HPE Altoline 6900 Switch Series delivers 128 Gbps switching capacity for demanding applications.

Dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU provides additional processing power.

The Altoline 6900 Switch Series supports greener data centers with energy efficient 122 W typical power consumption.

The redundant power supplies and fanless design combat temperature issues in hot/cold aisle deployments.

Simplicity and Lower TCO

The HPE Altoline 6900 Switch Series simplifies switch deployment, management and orchestration with a choice of tools from the robust Linux community and ecosystem.

With streamlined hardware and multiple software options the Altoline 6900 gives you a better fit for your networking needs.

You have a choice of common software tools for use in server and networking.

Provides economies of scale that meet the needs of your Web-scale data centers.