ZXR10 5960-H Series Switch

  • The ZXR10 5960-H Series switch is next-generation carrier-grade data center TOR (Top of Rack) switch with ultra-big switching capacity and low latency. It provides high density 10GE/25GE/ 40GE/100GE interfaces, carrier-class reliability and superior scalability. The ZXR10 5960-H Series switch supports extensive data center service features such as VSC (Virtual Switch Cluster)/VXLAN (Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network)/ SDN (Software Defined Network)/ Front-to-back airflow. The ZXR10 5960-H Series switch can work with the ZXR10 9900/9900-S Series switch to build elastic, virtualized, high-quality switching network that meets the requirements of cloud-computing data centers.

    The ZXR10 5960-H Series switch offers the following switch products:


    • 5960-4M-HC4 Sub Card Slots, 3 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/HVDC power supply modules, front-to -back airflow.

    The Sub Card Slots of 5960-4M-HC support:

    • M24Q2U: 24*25GE SFP28 + 2*100GE QSFP28
    • M24N2U: 24*10GE RJ45 + 2*100GE QSFP28
    • M24Q: 24*25GE SFP28
    • M8U: 8*100GE QSFP28


    • 5960-32LC-H: 32*40GE QSFP+ optical ports (or 4*10GE SFP+ optical ports, 4*10GE RJ45 electrical ports and 30*40GE QSFP+ optical ports), 2 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/ HVDC power supply modules, front-to-back or back-to-front airflow.
    • 5960-64DL-H:48*10GE SFP+ optical ports and 4*40GE QSFP+ optical ports, 2 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/HVDC power supply modules, front-to-back or back-to-front airflow.              
    • 5960-72DL-H:48*10GE SFP+ optical ports and 6*40GE QSFP+ optical ports, 2 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/HVDC power supply modules, front-to-back or back-to-front airflow.
    • 5960-72NL-H:48*10GE RJ45 electrical ports and 6*40GE QSFP+ optical ports, 2 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/HVDC power supply modules, front-to-back or back-to-front airflow.
    • 5960-56QU-HC: 48*25GE SFP28 optical ports , 8*100GE QSFP28 optical ports,2*10GSFP+ ports, 2 fan modules, 2 AC/DC/HVDC power supply modules, front-to-back or back-to-front airflow.


    Product Features

    2RU TOR product adopts flexible card insertion mode to provide flexible port combination capability.

    • ● 5960-4M-HC supports up to 6.4Tbps switching capacity, 2000Mpps forwarding performance, L2/L3 line-speed forwarding.
    • ● 5960-4M-HC switch supports up to 32×100GE/ 128×25GE ports.
    • ● All the 100GE QSFP28 ports support working as four 25GE SFP28 ports. All the 100GE ports support working as 40GE ports, All the 25GE ports support working as 10GE ports.


    1RU TOR products cover 10GE / 25GE / 40GE / 100GE port to meet the networking requirements of various scenarios.

    • ● The industry of 1RU equipment has 128 10GE ports with the highest 10-Gigabit port density, which meets the high-density access requirements of 10-Gigabit servers.
    • ● 1RU TOR supports up to 4Tbps switching capacity, 2000Mpps forwarding performance, L2/L3 line-speed forwarding.
    • ● The 100GE QSFP28 port can be divided into four 25GE SFP28 ports . The 40GE QSFP + port can be divided into four 10GE SFP + ports. The 100GE QSFP28 port can be reduced to 40GE , and the 10 SFP+ optical port can be reduced to GE port.


    Step into SDN Era

    • ● 5960-H series switches are based on EVPN protocol to realize network virtualization and provide user access as leaf nodes in data center construction.
    • ● Supporting VXLAN protocol, supporting data center operation of up to 16M tenants and interconnection networking requirements across DC, without changing the existing network, can realize the expansion of large and second tier business and rapid deployment and migration of business.
    • ● In the VXLAN application scenario, 5960-H series switches as virtual machine gateways expand the network scale, reduce the load of core equipment and improve network reliability.
    • ● Through southbound interface of SDN Controller Netconf/OpenFlow, the ZXR10 5960-H Series switch can download forwarding flow table, set up VxLAN forwarding tunnel, service configuration and centralized management.
    • ● Visual GUI interface of SDN controller helps customer realize easy operation and service provisioning.


    Deliver Better Data Center Service Experience.

    • ● Support DCB (Data Center Bridging) protocol family and fully guarantee network reliability and no loss in full range. The ZXR10 5960-H/HC Series switch supports PFC (Priority-based Flow Control), QCN (Quantized Congestion Notification), ETS (Enhanced Transmission Selection), DCBX (Data Center Bridging Exchange), which ensure low latency and zero packet loss for high-speed computing services.
    • ● Support a variety of EVB (Ethernet Virtual Bridging) styles including VM, VEB, VEPA (Virtual Ethernet Port aggregator). Support VEPA (Virtual Ethernet Port Aggregation) scheme, to meet the coexistence of VM, VEB and VEPA application modes, while supporting VDP, EDCP, CDCP protocols, to ensure the stable operation of EVB, to provide security for service virtualization transition.
    • ● Supporting VXLAN protocol, supporting self-learning, SDN, EVPN and other control plane technologies, adapting to new, rebuilt and other application scenarios, can be docked with cloud platform to achieve unified management of hardware and software network.
    • ● Supporting VXLAN protocol, supporting self-learning, SDN, EVPN and other control plane technologies, adapting to new, rebuilt and other application scenarios, can be docked with cloud platform to achieve unified management of hardware and software network.
    • ● Support EVPN protocol, RT-2 (support for MAC synchronization, ARP synchronization), RT-5 (support for subnet synchronization); support IRB symmetric forwarding mode, support distributed routing, support EVPN RR
    • ● Supports DCI function, supports two-tier communication, three-tier communication and two-tier hybrid communication between DCI, supports VNI label conversion, realizes MAC and routing synchronization within and outside DC.


    High-Performance VSC2.0 (Virtual Switch Cluster) Technology

    • ● Support VSC2.0 (Virtual Switch Cluster), which enhances cluster system capacity and port density, simplifies network topology and management.
    • ● Real time hot-standby information synchronization between master and standby master to ensure seamless switch over against network failures, enhancing network reliability.
    • ● High stack bandwidth, which can solve the bandwidth bottleneck of VSC and deliver customers a real-time non-blocking VSC system.
    • ● The stacking distance can be up to 80km, it helps customers get rid of distance restriction while designing a reliable VSC system.
    • ● Master and slave in VSC works in 1+N redundancy mode, MAD (Multi-active Detect) technology is used to detect and avoid dual master in VSC system when failure happens. Together with real-time hot-standby and seamless switchover it brings customer a more flexible VSC network.
    • ● No need special stacking sub-card, the normal ports can be used for VSC2.0 connecting, which helps customers save investments.  


    Powerful Service Bearing Capability

    • ● By supporting rich L2 switching and L3 routing functions and low latency forwarding, The ZXR10 5960-H Series switch can bear lots of service including WLAN, Internet, Voice, Video, Enterprise private network and other data services.
    • ● Support Voice VLAN (which means the automatic assignment of dedicated VLAN and QoS strategy to voice equipment), thus enabling the voice traffic to enjoy high priority.
    • ● Support L2/L3 multicast, including IGMP snooping, Filtering, Proxy and Fast leave, MVR (Multicast VLAN Registration) and PIM to facilitate the services deployments such as Multi-terminal HD video surveillance and video conferencing.


    Comprehensive IPv6 Solution

    • ● IPv4 unicast routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, IGMP, PIM-SM and PIM-DM are supported.
    • ● Support IPv6 unicast routing protocols: IPv6 static routing, RIPng, OSPFv3, IS-ISv6, and BGP4+ and multicast features: MLD v1/v2, MLD snooping, PIMv6.
    • ● Supports IPv4-to-IPv6 tunnel technologies: IPv6 manual tunnels, 6-to-4 tunnel, ISATAP tunnel and IPv4-compatible automatic tunnel, etc.
    • ● MPLS LDP, MPLS MCE, VPLS and VPWS, MPLS L2 VPN, MPLS L3 VPN, tag ECMP, MPLS L2 VPN support the access of SG and SG sub-interfaces, and tag hash export for SG.


    Enhanced 10GE/40GE/100GE MPLS Network

    • ● Supports MCE, enabling it to run multiple VPN instances without running MPLS, relieving pressure on the PE (provider edge) equipment.
    • ● Support LDP, LDP FRR, providing an stable MPLS application.
    • ● Support MPLS L2/L3 VPN, providing an economical reliable VPN solution for carrier network leased line service.


    Carrier-Grade Reliability and Multiple Dimensional Security

    • ● Support dual redundant modular fan and dual modular power supply.
    • ● Support Ethernet OAM, including IEEE 802.3ah, 802.1ag, help monitor network real-time operating status and fulfill fast fault detection, fault location.
    • ● Support various authentication methods such as 802.1x, Radius, TACACS+. Support CPU overload protection, anti-DDOS, deliver customer a security network.
    • ● Supporting VRRPE not only enhances the protection of the network, but also keeps the backup device in the backup group working and improves the utilization of network resources.
    • ● Supporting MC-LAG cross-device link aggregation technology, realizing multi-device link aggregation, improving the flexibility of bi-directional networking equipment, enhancing the reliability of bi-directional system, and running spanning tree protocol on MC-LAG cross-link aggregation link.
    • ● Support dual active access capability.


    Easy Maintenance, Saving OPEX

    • ● Zero-touch provisioning, download software and configuration to the switch automatically from the server, reduce provision process and man power requirement.
    • ● Support ALS (automatic laser shutdown), protect people against laser injury when plug out the optical module.


    Green for More

    • ● Front-to-back shoot-through airflow and more air hole design in the front panel improve heat dissipation to reduce power consumption.
    • ● Fan speed can automatically adjust by 5 levels in accordance with the temperature inside the switch. It not only saves the power consumption, but also reduces noise and extends life cycle of the fans.
    • ● Complying with ROHS, WEEE and ISO14001 certification, No Plumbum (Pb) in not only product materials but also the whole product processing. Meanwhile, use re-cycles degradable packing materials, practice green for more



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