Merchant Silicon / MIPS / ADARA Axis 1272-12
The ADARA 1272-12 switch is a modular 10GbE/40GbE switching system based on Broadcom StrataXGS Trident II switch SOC. The switch is compliant with version 1.0 of the Open Compute Project (OCP) Open Network Switch Specification. It is designed to be compatible with the 19” Enterprise Rack specification and the 21” OCP Open Rack specification. The switch is optimized to provide high capacity switching for enterprise and service provider applications. ADARA software running on this switch provides software solutions including OpenFlow controller, L2-L3 switching, and other SDN applications.
Modular pluggable CPU options make this platform highly versatile. The ADARA Axis 1272-12 switch includes the ADARA industry-leading implementation of Network Functions Virtualization. NFV enables the consolidation of many network equipment types into a single fully-integrated software package. With NFV, the ADARA Axis 1272-12 switch is a powerful and cost-effective multi- service platform. NFV for the Axis switch includes the following key capabilities:
- WAN Acceleration/Optimization, Compression, Encryption
- Firewall, Intrusion Detection System, Intrusion Prevention System
- Access Controls
- Global/Local Load Balancing
- Virtual Switching, Virtual Computing, File Transfer