Accton / Edgecore 5712

Ports: 48 x SFP+ switch ports, supporting 10 GbE (DAC, 10GBASE-SR/LR) or 1 GbE (1000BASE-T/SX/LX).

6 x 40 QSFP switch ports, each supporting 40 GbE (DAC, 40GBASE-SR4/LR4) or 4 x 10 GbE (DAC or fiber breakout cable).

Chipset: Broadcom Trident2

CPU: Intel Atom C2538 quad-core 2.4GHz x86 processor, 8 GB SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM with ECC

The switch supports ONIE, and via this OpenNetworkLinux, Cumulus Linux, OpenSwitch, SwitchLight by Big Switch Networks and PicOS

The AS5712-54AX is positioned as a data center switch  The switch can be deployed either as a Top-of-Rack switch, or as part of a 10GbE or 40GbE distributed spine, forming a non-blocking folded CLOS data center fabric. For virtualized datacenters, the switch supports VXLAN and NVGRE in hardware.

The Intel CPU allows the switch to run scripts and applications built with standard linux tools.

The SKU AS5710-54x has a different CPU: Freescale P2041 quad-core 1.5GHz CPU, 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM with ECC. This limits the number of NOS options.