Switch

 

Overview

QCT provides high performance, reliable and efficient network switches for data center and cloud applications. A comprehensive product portfolio delivers a wide range of switches to fulfill different deployment requirements. Product lines include the QuantaMesh Ethernet Switch (QCT QNOS based switches) and the Bare Metal Switch (open switch platform). QNOS based QuantaMesh Ethernet Switches provide comprehensive features for all types of data center applications. The features include network automation, virtualization, high availability, and data center oriented. The Bare Metal Switches provide open standard hardware platforms allowing customers to run their choices of NOS. ONIE is preloaded for users easy to adopt 3rd party software.

  

QCT QuantaMesh Product Life Cycle Policy

QCT QuantaMesh Product Life Cycle Policy is intended to help customer plan and manage the life cycle process and assist the transition to updated infrastructure deployment. 

The Life Cycle Policy defines the hardware and software service models and describes the available entitlement during the support period.

For more information, please refer to Support- QCT QuantaMesh Product Life Cycle Policy located at https://go.qct.io/qct-quantamesh-product-life-cycle-policy/.

 

 

 

QuantaMesh Ethernet Switches with QNOS provide comprehensive Layer 2 and Layer 3 features

QCT Network Operating System (QNOS) is the modern software platform for data centers and cloud networks which is based on Broadcom's ICOS platform for tradition L2/L3 features as well as software-defined network (SDN) applications. Inherited from ICOS, QNOS is a proven protocol stack solution that can run on several control plane processors including PowerPC, x86, and ARM with robust operating performance and flexible deployment.  For the fundamentals of modern data center networks such as network automation, virtualization, high availability and data center oriented, QNOS provides a comprehensive feature set to cover all types of applications. 

 

  • In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)
  • Virtual eXtensible LAN (VXLAN) and Routing In and Out of Tunnels (RIOT)
  • Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MLAG)
  • OSPF, BGP4 with ECMP
  • Network Automation
  • RoCEv1/v2, DCBX, and FIP SNP

 

 

Automation

Virtualization

High Avalibility

Data-Center Orientated

Note

California government announced Senate Bill 327 to regulate security for IOT devices. Connected devices in California require reasonable security features that appropriately protect user's data from unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. Each Device must has an unique password.

Please change the default password when first configuring a QuantaMesh Ethernet Switch. For more login or registration details, please refer to the Installation guide.

  

The QuantaMesh Bare Metal Switch (BMS) product line supports up to 100G speeds for data center network development.

The QuantaMesh BMS product line is a series of open hardware platforms supporting the Open Networking Install Environment (ONIE) to partner with 3rd party software and Open Network Linux (ONL) for direct customer software implementation.