HPE Altoline open networking solutions enable customers to build cloud DCs that are agile, scalable, free of vendor lock-in while reducing costs.The Altoline offering consists of a complete product line up (leaf/spine including chassis) Altoline 6921/6941 switches are leaf/spine 10/40GbE switches (T2+) offering extended VXLAN support. The 6960 is a versatile 10/40/25/100GbE spine/leaf device best suited for new generation of servers with investment protection and potential for future upgrades.
|Category||Data Center Switch (Leaf/Edge or Spine/Core)|
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Communication Service Providers (Telcos), Financials, Government and Education and Retail|
|NG Data Center Networking Relevancy||
Customers can now build with Altoline the most scalable modern architecture leveraging not only 1RU ToRs but a chassis supporting today 256 * 100G ports combined to a set of ToRs (6900/6921/6941/6960) and our SW partners (Cumulus, Pica8, Big Switch)
Altonline is a one-stop-shop experience including chassis (9960), full set of ToRs (6900 OOB/1G), 6921/6941 as 10G/40G leaf/spine, 6960 as 25G/100G), SW partners (Cumulus/Pica8/Big Switch) as well as PointNext services (consulting/delivery/support). PointNext provides access to a full set of experts in data center which go beyond as set of switches as part of “Datacenter Care” (design, entire stack L2/L3 with 3rd party network services.
|Areas of Deployment||Inter-Datacenter and Intra-Datacenter|
|Orchestration Integration||Kubernetes, OpenStack and VMware vCloud Suite|
|Orchestration Integration Details||
Via 3rd party (Cumulus, PIca8, Big Switch)
|Open Compute Project (OCP) Support||Yes|
|Supported OCP Initiatives||Networking|
|Linux Foundation (LF) Support||Yes|
|Supported Linux Foundation Initiatives||LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|