A Scalable, High-Performance Aggregation Switch for Modern Data Centers

Arctica 3200cs Network Switch

As modern data centers and high-performance computing systems improve performance and efficiency, the number of interactions between devices increases exponentially. To prevent bottlenecks, high-performance networking switches are mission critical. Designed for performance and scalability, the Penguin Computing® Arctica® 3200cs switch is equipped with virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) routing and an enlarged L2/L3 forwarding table. Capable of 100Gb, 50Gb, 40Gb, 25Gb and 10Gb uplink speeds, the Arctica 3200cs switch works great as a top-of-rack aggregation switch.

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Key Features

Arctica 3200cs Network Switch Features

  • 3.2Tbps total bandwidth with low latency (300ns for 100GbE port-to-port) delivers high-performance packet switching
  • Easily plan your facility environment with 150W typical power consumption (with passive cables)
  • Supports multi-rate port configuration (10/25/40/50/100GbE) for CLOS connectivity
  • Easily integrate server administration tools with a x86-based control plane
Technical Specs

Arctica 3200cs Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor1 U
Height43.8 mm
Width427.8 mm
Depth686.8 mm
Weight11.1 kg
Physical Port
200GbE QSFP-DD Ports0
100GbE QSFP28 Ports32
40GbE QSFP+ Ports0
25GbE SFP28 Ports0
10GbE SFP+ Ports0
10GbE RJ45 Ports0
1GbE RJ45 Ports0
Management Port2 x 10/100/1000 Base-T Mgmt Port,
Console PortRJ45 Console Port
USBUSB 2.0 Interface
Switching Capacity3.2 Tbps
Maximum Power Consumption398 W
Typical Power Consumption150W
Packet Buffer16 MB
CPU System
CPUIntel Dual-Core 1.4 GHZ
Memory8 GB
Storage32 GB
Power System
AC2 x 460W
Fan System
Number of Fans3 + 1
Air FlowAC: F2B or B2F
Operating Environment
Temperature0° to 40°C
Humidity10% - 85% non-condensing
Non-Operating Environment
Temperature-40° to 70°C
Humidity10% - 90% non-condensing
Warranty3 Year

Arctica 3200cs Configuration

Arctica 3200cs Base System
4.5W high power/LR4 transceivers supported on QSFP28 ports 1, 2, 15 and 16. Other QSFP28 ports support 3.5W transceivers.
Switch Chassis
QSFP28 Cables and Transceivers
QSFP28 Cables and Transceivers
QSFP28 Cables and Transceivers
Mounting Hardware
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with dual C14 inlets, 100-250V
Warranty & Service (ARCXLC)
Service (ARCXLC)
Network OS