Need Help

Live chat with us

Live Chat

Want to call?

+61 3 9693 3488





English / $ AUD

  • English / $ AUD


  • Optical Transport Network
  • Campus Network
  • Data Center
  • Structured Cabling
  • By Application


  • Technical Support
  • Customer Support
  • Service Support


  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • Partners
  • About Us
    FS is a global leading communications hardware and project solutions provider. We are dedicated to helping you build, connect, protect and optimize your optical infrastructure.
    Explore FS
  • Contact Us
    We're here to help. Welcome to contact us at any time for the quick & best technical support & customer service.

    +61 3 9693 3488

    Learn more
  • Partners
    FS provides tailored, cost-effective network solutions for your business. Our products and service is trusted by some of the world's most influential corporations.
    Meet Our Partners

Cart Loading


fiber optics1
Data Centre

S5850-32S2Q 10GE SFP+ Leaf Switch for Data Centre Architecture

S5850-32S2Q 10GE SFP+ Leaf Switch for Data Centre Architecture

FS Official 28 Aug, 2018

In hyper-scale data centres, leaf-spine architecture has stood out from other network designs for its scalability, reliability, and better performance. For such a spine-leaf network, it involves two types of the switches: the leaf switch and the spine switch. In that case, the choice for the switches is crucial.

In this video, FS provides its solution for the leaf switch: S5850-32S2Q 10gb switch. For such a leaf switch with 32 SFP+ ports and 2 QSFP+ ports, it can work as 10G access switch for the data centre as well as core or aggregation switch on the campus network. The management for FS S5850-32S2Q leaf switch is simple and straightforward, which is accessible via CLI command and web UI.

Apart from the leaf switch, building a spine-leaf network, you also need the spine switch, such as S8050-20Q4C 40gbe switch. In the leaf-spine architecture, only two tiers of switches between the servers and the core network are involved. Leaf switches work in conjunction with spine switches in data centres to aggregate traffic from server nodes and then connect to the core of the network. For more details about how to build leaf-spine architecture, you can refer to this article: Using 10GbE Leaf Switch to Build Data Centre Architecture.

    Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

DC Cabling Solution Team
DCI Engineers w/CCIE/HCIE

Ask Our Experts

*Free CCIE/HCIE Support

*Network Design/ Redesign, Analysis

*One-to-one service for each online PO

You have shared it successfully.

Leave Feedback about FS

Thanks for visiting FS. For immediate assistance, please visit Help Centre or Live Chat with us.

Rate your overall experience with FS*

Poor Excellent

Please select a topic for your feedback.*


If you would like to hear back from us, please leave your contact information.