Network Services Switching Platform


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Software Details


Network Services Switch Solution Block Diagram

Network Services Switch Solution Block Diagram


High port count I/O in a 1U rack-mount design

  • Supports 6 QSFP and 44 SFP+ modules

High Performance L2-L3 forwarding

  • Widely accepted ASSP-based switch fabric for Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding
  • 680 Gbit/s forwarding bandwidth with 10 Gbit/s and 40 Gbit/s ports

L4–L7 network services

  • Software data path with performance optimization on NXP hardware accelerators
  • IPSec VPN using NXP Open Network (ON) Switch software and QorIQ T4240 processor's crypto accelerator
  • Policy-based routing
  • Multitable and Multi-TTP support for scalable and versatile functionality
  • NXP-defined OpenFlow extensions

Open standards based platform

  • SDN / OpenFlow version 1.3 compliant data plane software and control plane software
  • Integration with Linux applications such as StrongSWAN and Quagga on the control plane.
  • ONIE support
  • Open IPMI-compliant hardware management function

Extensible and Future-proofed

  • Support for adding new Virtual Network Functions
  • Performance-optimized embedded SDN control plane software with flexibility to add new SDN applications.
  • Extensible to add commercial-grade software bundled with hardware for SDN and NFV applications
    • Data center, service provider, and campus environments., e.g. firewall, server load balancing
    • Telecom environments, e.g. evolved packet core functions- IPSec and QoS


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