The HPE FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series provides an open door for expanding your enterprise network by adding capacity with local switching and L2/Light L3 support. Take advantage of IRF enhancements for spine/leaf configurations, to simplify network management and expand server connectivity.

Resilience and ease of management come hand–in-hand with the FlexFabric 5700.While IRF reduces management complexities by up to 88%, it also delivers <50msec convergence time. You can rely on the FlexFabric 5700 to lower TCO with up to a 25% lower cost than competing devices.

What's new

  • Family of switches aimed at expanding networks access layer.
  • Network fabric expansion with local switching capacity.
  • Lower TCO with competitive costs with simpler management.
  • Enhanced IRF support of up to 30 switches reduces management complexity.
  • OpenFlow and SDN automate manual tasks and speed service delivery.

Features

Expand Your Data Center Network with Confidence

The HPE FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series expands your enterprise network by adding local switching capacity for better scalability, so that you can support more customers.

Up to thirty (30) HPE FlexFabric switches can be added to the network and managed by one Controlling Bridge (CB) switch improving server connectivity.

The FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series gives you choices that fit your budget and environment by offering 1/10GbE ports supporting SFP and BASE-T with 10/40GbE uplinks.

High-Performance Data Center Switching

The HPE FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series delivers up to 960Gbps switching capacity for the most demanding applications.

Provides local switching and participates in the network unlike competing port multiplexers.

Low latency, under 1.5us 10GbE latency, provides improved throughput and fewer lost packets.

Business Agility and Resilience with Comware 7

The HPE FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series delivers IRF <50msec convergence time enabling faster application response time.

The 5700 Switch Series supports spine/leaf IRF to enhance network agility with ECMP and faster convergence.

In Service Software Update (ISSU) enables high availability with updates accomplished without a reboot or power cycle, in the background.

Simplicity and Lower TCO

The HPE FlexFabric 5700 Switch Series simplifies switch management by up to 88% with IRF.

No hidden software licensing costs, all OS features included with switch purchase.

Automate tedious tasks with software defined network (SDN) and reclaim wasted resources.

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