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Penguin Computing
Product ID: 1640854 | Mfg Part #: 10018212

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Cost-effective switch platform with a choice of Software Defined Networking options

Penguin Arctica switches are cost effective L2/L3 top-of-rack switches. Arctica switches are based on industry leading 'merchant silicon': The Broadcom Triumph chipset used in switches from all major switch vendors. Unlike the switch offerings from established tier 1 vendors Arctica switches are truly open, enabling customer to deploy the firmware stack or SDN solution best suited for the environment.

The Penguin Arctica 4804i is a top-of-rack switch for datacenter build outs with Gigabit class server connectivity. The Arctica 4804i provides four 10 Gigabit uplinks for connecting to the next aggregation switch layer. Based on the popular Broadcom Triumph switch platform, the Arctica 4804i is capable of full bidirectional line rate Layer 2 and Layer 3 processing and forwarding on all host and uplink ports. The Arctica 4804i includes RAS features such as dual redundant power supplies and hot swappable fans.

Penguin Computing recommends Cumulus Linux, the industry's first true Linux network operating system that radically reduces operational expenses by simplifying network management. Penguin Arctica switches are available with Cumulus Linux preloaded, backed by hardware and software sup- port options.