Overview

Overview

Data centers are set to dominate IT infrastructure across Public & Private Cloud. Adoption of cloud, mobile, video, Anything-as-a-Service(XaaS), big data analytics, and machine learning is driving rapid growth in cloud data centers. With emergence of Autonomous cars, 5G cloud-native architectures, Smart Cities and other Edge Applications, lots of data is being generated and processed at the Edge. Customers are building Edge Data Centers.

In addition to performance, critical data center requirements include real-time, actionable analytics, programmability for future-proof infrastructure, low latency, high power efficiency and flexibility. These factors demand a fresh, innovative and focused approach to single consistent scalable switch architecture to offer both high performance and feature set.

TERALYNX® Family of products address the entire range of these Data Center deployments from Cloud, Enterprise and Edge. Innovium’s TERALYNX Ethernet Switch Silicon family has been architected from the ground up to provide the most optimized Ethernet solutions for data centers. Innovium delivers the world’s highest performance switch silicon with large buffers, unmatched analytics through fine-grain telemetry, low latency, line-rate programmability and, the industry’s best power efficiency in terms of performance per watt.

TERALYNX Positioning

  • TERALYNX 8 (up to 25.6 Tbps) is ideal for any network tier for cloud data centers
  • TERALYNX 7 (up to 12.8 Tbps) is ideal for any network tier for cloud data centers
  • TERALYNX 5 (up to 6.4 Tbps) is ideal for ToR, Enterprise, Edge and 5G data centers

Key Features and Benefits

Most scalable performance with the highest radix and best-in-class low latency: 1.2Tbps to 25.6Tbps
  • Complete product line for the entire data center, from ToR to Leaf/Spine and DCI
  • Enables variety of ToR, Leaf, Spine and DCI Switches
Largest on-chip buffers in its class
  • Reduces packet drops, lowers latencies compared to off-chip buffering options and improves network quality
FLASHLIGHT – Breakthrough, actionable telemetry and analytics
  • Extensive telemetry and visibility simplifies network troubleshooting
  • Advanced actionable analytics enable optimal resource monitoring and congestion control for network automation
  • Supports P4-INT, In-band Network Telemetry along with critical extensions
  • Line-rate HW driven Telemetry for Real-time insights
Rich standards-based programmable forwarding pipeline
  • Comprehensive layer 2/3 features, including robust IPv6
  • Future proofs network infrastructure for new/custom features & protocols
Revolutionary power optimization technology
  • Up to 2x performance per watt compared with alternatives, reduces OPEX significantly
Proven and robust SerDes for 10/25G NRZ and 50/100G PAM4 networks
  • Industry leading, highly inter-operable & long-reach SerDes for easy insertion into existing networks
  • Offers customers a variety of connectivity choices: 10/25/40/50/100G Ethernet based on NRZ and 50/100/200/400G Ethernet based on PAM4
Modern, standards-based, comprehensive & resilient software
  • High performance and highly available SDK
  • SDK supports Open APIs including OCP SAI for easy integration with NOS
  • Innovative APIs to unlock breakthrough telemetry & analytics capabilities
Comprehensive Data Center features, including tunneling and QoS / Traffic Management
Very low latencies
  • Meets needs of all Data Center customer deployment scenarios
  • Examples of tunnels include: IP-in-IP, GRE, MPLS, VXLAN and Geneve
    Delivers the best applicatioin performance in a Data Center
  • Examples feature set such as DCB and RoCE
    delivers breakthrough visibility and telemetry, including support for P4

TERALYNX 8 Product Family

• Up to 25.6Tbps for Private and Public Cloud Data Centers
• 256 SerDes for 10/25G NRZ, 50G PAM4, and 100G PAM4
• Largest on-chip buffers: 170 MB

SKU / Part NumberCapacity (Tbps)# of SerDes @ Gbps10/25/50G ports100G ports200G ports400G Ports
IVM8870025.6[email protected] 10/25/50/10025625612864
IVM8850012.8256 @ 10/25/501281286432
IVM883008.0160 @ 10/25/5080804020

Examples of TERALYNX 8 Systems

Form FactorUSE CASEKey Benefits
1RU, 32 x 800G
(QSFP-DD800 or 800G-OSFP)
• 800G switch for Leaf, Spine, DCI layers
  • Enables most compact 25.6T switch system, with highest radix using single chip
  • Together with 800G optics, delivers the best cost per bit
2RU, 64 x 400G
(QSFP-DD or OSFP or QSFP112)
• 400G switch for Leaf, Spine, DCI layers
  • Highest radix 400G switch using single chip
  • Can leverage 400G optics based on 50/100G PAM4
4RU, 128 x 200G
(QSFP-56)
• 200G switch for Leaf, Spine, DCI layers
  • Highest radix 200G switch using single chip
  • Can leverage existing 200G optics

TERALYNX 7 Product Family

• Up to 12.8Tbps for Private & Public Cloud Data Centers
• 256 Serdes for 10/25G NRZ and 50G PAM4
• Large on-chip buffers: 70 MB

Part NumbersCapacity (Tbps)Number of SerDes @ Gbps10/25/50G Ports100G Ports200G Ports400G Ports
IVM7770012.8256 @ 10/25/501681286432
IVM776008.0160 @ 10/25/50160804020
IVM775006.4256 @ 10/251686432
IVM775106.4128 @ 10/25/50128643216
IVM773103.2128 @ 10/251283216

Examples of TERALYNX 7 Systems

Form FactorUSE CASEKey Benefits
1U:
32 x OSFP / QSFP-DD
• 400G Leaf, Spine & DCI
• ToR with 50/100G breakouts
  • Single chip 12.8T with best perf/W
  • First 400G solution with 50G IO
  • 128 x 100G available with breakout
2U:
64 x QSFP 56
• 100/200G ToR, Leaf, Spine & DCI
  • Single chip 12.8T with best perf/W
  • Also delivers 128 x 100G in 2RU
  • Future Proof for 200G with 50G IO
4U:
128 x QSFP 28
• High Density 100G Leaf, Spine & DCI
  • Single chip 128 x 100G solution with best/W, cost and simplified mgmt
  • Leverages existing QSFP28 solutions
1U:
32 x QSFP 28/56
• 100/200G ToR, Leaf & Spine
• ToR with 25/50G breakouts
  • Single chip 6.4T with best perf/W
  • Also delivers 64 x 100G in 1RU
  • Future Proof for 200G with 50G IO
1RU, 40 x QSFP 56 (8T)• Next-gen ToR to support 50 – 200G NICs• Most Compact ToR with best perf/W

TERALYNX 5 Product Family

• 1.2 to 6.4Tbps for ToR, Enterprise, Edge and 5G Data Centers
• 128 Serdes for 10/25G NRZ and 50G PAM4
• Large on-chip buffers: 45+ MB

Part NumbersCapacity (Tbps)Number of SerDes @ Gbps10/25/50G Ports100G Ports200G Ports400G Ports
IVM 556106.4128 @ 10/25/50128643216
IVM 555104.8 128 @ 10/25/50128643216
IVM 553003.2128 @ 10/251283216
IVM 552002.496 @ 10/25962412
IVM 551001.248 @ 10/2548126

Examples of TERALYNX 5 Systems

Form FactorUSE CASEKey Benefits
1U, half-width (1.6T):
16 x QSFP 28
• Small server storage deployment
  • Fit redundant switches in 1RU
1U (2T):
48x SFP 28 + 8x QSFP 28
• High volume 10/25G ToR
  • Most advanced 10/25G ToR
  • Best perf / $ & perf / W
1U (3.2T)
32 x QSFP 28
• High volume 100G ToR
  • Most advanced 100G ToR
  • Best perf / $ & perf / W
1U (4.8T):
48x SFP 56 + 6x QSFP-DD
• Next-gen 10/25/50G ToR
  • Future proof ToR for 50G servers & storage
1U (6.4T):
48x SFP-DD + QSFP-DD
• Next-gen 100G ToR for AI/ML/GPU servers
  • Most advanced and best perf / $
1U (6.4T):
16 x QSFP-DD
• 400G switch for enterprise & edge
  • Optimized 400G switch
  • For smaller deployment

TERALYNX Architecture

Flashlight

Terascale

Innoflex

INNOFLEX: Programmable Pipeline

Feature-rich, standards-based programmable forwarding pipeline to future proof infrastructure

  • Comprehensive layer 2/3 features, including robust IPv6
  • Line-rate programmability to add new/custom features and protocols
  • Rich tunneling capabilities, including MPLS
  • High Dual-stack IPv4 & IPv6 scale
  • MPLS & SRv6 Segment Routing
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