Data sheet

HPE FlexFabric 5900 Switch Series

Product overview

The HPE FlexFabric 5900 Switch Series is a family of high-density, ultra-low-latency, top-of-rack (ToR) switches that is part of the HPE FlexNetwork architecture's HPE FlexFabric solution.
Ideally suited for deployment at the server access layer of large enterprise data centers, the HPE FlexFabric 5900 Switch Series is also powerful enough for deployment at the data center core layer of medium-sized enterprises. With the increase in virtualized applications and server-to-server traffic, customers now require ToR switch innovations that will meet their needs for higher-performance server connectivity, convergence of Ethernet and storage traffic, the capability to handle virtual environments, and ultra-low-latency all in a single device.
Key features
  • Cut-through with ultra-low-latency and wire speed
  • HPE Intelligent Resilient Framework (IRF) for virtualization and two-tier architecture