Arctica Network Switch Features

Arctica® network switches by Penguin Computing provide a family of economical, full-featured, managed switching options. Common networking features include Layer 2 and Layer 3 support, open standards compliance*.

  • Reduce CapEx by more than 2X compared to popular vendor offerings
  • ONIE enabled, 1U fabric network switches in 1/10/25/40/50/100 GbE, which deliver low latency, full wire-speed interfaces, full section bandwidth switching and redundant power
  • Software-Defined Networking with open technologies enables greater flexibility and customizations. Rigorously tested and qualified software stacks include:
    • Canonical Ubuntu with Broadcom ICOS: delivers a foundational, Linux operating system with the full Layer-2 and Layer-3 feature set of the Broadcom data plane.
    • Cumulus Linux: enables native Linux networking with network-optimized kernel and support for Layer-2, Layer-3, and overlay architectures.
  • Arctica network switches are white box switches, providing flexibility and customization opportunities.
  • Fully certified network solutions available, including switches, racks, cable management, cables and connectors

* 802.1, 802.3, OSPF v2/3, BGP V4/6

Arctica Network Switches

Software defined high performance data center switch

ToR/Spine Switch

Top-of-rack support for server farms and clusters or as a distribution layer

ToR/Spine 40Gb Infrastructure

Top-of-rack support for server farms and clusters or as a distribution layer

ToR/Spine that supports 10Gb host

Suited for both enterprise and data center environments

ToR Switch with 1Gb hosts

Well suited for data center out-of-band (OOB) networks, such as IPMI

Management Switch