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S5720-HI series switches are IDN-ready fixed switches developed by Huawei. The S5720-HI provides native AC capabilities and can manage 1K APs. It provides the free mobility function to ensure consistent user experience, and is VXLAN capable to implement network virtualization. The S5720-HI provides built-in security probes and supports abnormal traffic detection, Encrypted Communication Analytics (ECA), and network-wide threat deception.
The S5720-HI series switches can be used as core devices on enterprise branch networks and small- and medium-sized campus networks. They are also used as aggregation devices on large-sized campus networks. The switches help build highly reliable enterprise campus networks that are easy to expand and manage.
Enables flexible expansion of new functions and allows for smooth evolution.
Enables customers to implement wired and wireless convergence without purchasing additional AC hardware.
Supports Super Virtual Fabric (SVF), which virtualizes the campus network architecture of core/aggregation switches, access switches and APs into a single NE for simplified network O&M. The S5720-HI can work as an SVF parent to manage the entire network.
|Switching Capacity||598 Gbit/s|
|Forwarding Performance||168 Mpps||192 Mpps||192 Mpps|
|Fixed Ports||24×Gig SFP, 8*Combo(10/100/1000BASE-T or 100/1000BASE-X),4×10 Gig SFP+||48×10/100/1000Base-T, 4×10 Gig SFP+||48×10/100/1000Base-T, 4×10 Gig SFP+|
|Extended Slots||Two expansion slots (one is reserved for future use)|
|Wireless service||AP access control, AP domain management, and AP configuration template management
Radio management, unified static configuration, and dynamic centralized management
WLAN basic services, QoS, security, and user management
CAPWAP, tag/terminal location, and spectrum analysis
|iPCA||Directly coloring service packets to collect real-time statistics on the number of lost packets and packet loss ratio
Collection of statistics on the number of lost packets and packet loss ratio at network and device levels
|Super Virtual Fabric (SVF)||Works as the parent node to vertically virtualize downlink switches and APs as one device for management.
A two-layer client architecture is supported.
Third-party devices are allowed between SVF parent and clients.
|VxLAN||Supports VXLAN L2 and L3 gateways
Centralized and distributed gateway
Configured through the NETCONF protocol
|Interoperability||VBST (compatible with PVST/PVST+/RPVST)
LNP (similar to DTP)
VCMP (similar to VTP)
For detailed interoperability certifications and test reports, click HERE.
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