Facebook launches 6-pack, an open-source switch for moving your data around its network

Facebook-6pack-modular-switchFacebook is announcing today that it’s constructed another key hardware component to run the networks in its data centers exactly the way it wants to. Dubbed 6-pack, Facebook’s new homebrewed modular switch brings together connections to lots of Facebook-built Wedge switches, which in turn connect to servers sitting in racks inside Facebook’s server farms.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/02/11/facebook-launches-6-pack-a-modular-switch-for-moving-your-data-around-its-network-faster/

Posted on 11/02/2015, in Facebook, Open Switch, Wedge. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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