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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper QFX
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $9,990.00
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Product Description

The QFX5200-32C-AFO is equipped with 32 QSFP+/QSFP28 ports, supporting up to 128 10GbE or 128 25GbE connections through breakout cables, maximizing 10GbE and 25GbE port density. It delivers high performance with a system throughput of up to 6.4 Tbps (bi-directional) and a forwarding capacity of up to 2.4 Bpps. Designed for efficiency and reliability, this 1U device features redundant (1+1) hot-pluggable 850 W AC/DC power supplies, front-to-back cooling, and operates within a temperature range of 32° to 104° F.

Key Feature for the QFX520032CAFO

  • What is the system throughput capability of this device?
    The system supports up to 6.4 Tbps (bi-directional) throughput.
  • How many QSFP+/QSFP28 ports does the device have?
    It is equipped with 32 QSFP+ or QSFP28 ports.
  • Can this device support 10GbE and 25GbE port densities?
    Yes, it can support up to 128 10GbE ports using SFP+ through QSFP+ to SFP+ breakout cables and up to 128 25GbE ports using SFP28 through QSFP28 to SFP28 breakout cables.
  • What are the power specifications of the device?
    It includes redundant (1+1) hot-pluggable 850 W AC/DC power supplies, with support for 110-240 V single phase AC power and -36 to -72 V DC power.
  • What is the maximum 40GbE and 100GbE port density?
    The maximum 40GbE port density is 32, and the maximum 100GbE port density is also 32.
  • What cooling mechanism is used in this device?
    The device uses back-to-front cooling, supported by redundant fans.
  • What are the device's physical dimensions and weight?
    Dimensions are 17.36 x 1.72 x 20.48 inches (44.09 x 4.37 x 52.02 cm) and it weighs 23.8 lb (10.8 Kg).
  • What is the operating and storage temperature range?
    Operating temperature is 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C), and storage temperature is -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C).
  • How does the device handle power consumption and efficiency?
    Maximum power draw is 480 W (AC, DC), with a typical power draw of 380 W (AC, DC), equivalent to 1,638 and 1,296 BTU/hr, respectively.
  • What are the humidity and altitude specifications for safe operation?
    Operating relative humidity is 5% to 90% (noncondensing), and it can operate up to 10,000 feet (610 m) altitude.

Product Review

The Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO offers significant capacity and flexibility, supporting up to 6.4 Tbps system throughput and providing 32 QSFP+/QSFP28 ports, which can be expanded to 128 10GbE or 25GbE ports using breakout cables, catering to high-density networking requirements. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0° to 40° C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with more extreme conditions. Additionally, the device's power efficiency is noteworthy, with a maximum power draw of 480 W and redundant power supplies, ensuring reliable operation and minimizing downtime in critical network infrastructures.


The Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO is a high-performance, 1 U data center switch designed for top-of-rack, leaf-and-spine, and gateway deployments. It offers up to 6.4 Tbps of bi-directional system throughput, ensuring efficient handling of data-intensive applications. With a forwarding capacity of up to 2.4 billion packets per second (Bpps), it meets the demands of high-speed computing environments. This switch features 32 QSFP+/QSFP28 ports, which can be configured as 128 10GbE SFP+ or 128 25GbE SFP28 connections through the use of breakout cables. This flexibility allows for a high degree of scalability and customization to meet various networking requirements. The maximum port densities are 128 for 10GbE, 128 for 25GbE, 32 for 40GbE, 64 for 50GbE, and 32 for 100GbE, making it one of the most versatile switches in its class. The hardware specifications include redundant (1+1) hot-pluggable 850 W AC/DC power supplies, supporting both 110-240 V single-phase AC and -36 to -72 V DC power inputs, ensuring uninterrupted operation. The switch is designed with front-to-back cooling to maintain optimal temperatures, supporting an operating temperature range from 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C) and a storage temperature range from -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C).
  • Dimensions of the Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO are 17.36 x 1.72 x 20.48 inches (44.09 x 4.37 x 52.02 cm), fitting comfortably in a standard 1 U rack space.
  • The unit weighs 23.8 lb (10.8 Kg), combining compactness with sturdy construction.
  • It includes redundant fans and two AC power supplies to ensure consistent performance and reliability.
The switch's maximum power draw is 480 W (AC, DC), with a typical power draw of 380 W (AC, DC), translating to 1,638 BTU/hr and 1,296 BTU/hr, respectively. This efficient power usage, coupled with its high throughput and port density, makes it an energy-efficient choice for modern data centers. Operating at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet (610 m) and designed to withstand relative humidity levels of 5% to 90% (non-condensing) during operation, and 5% to 95% (non-condensing) when not in use, the QFX5200-32C-AFO is built to perform reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions. In summary, the Juniper QFX5200-32C-AFO is a highly capable switch offering extensive features and specifications for data centers looking to increase their network performance and efficiency. Its support for a broad range of port densities and types, along with its compact size, power efficiency, and environmental resilience, make it a fitting choice for organizations aiming to optimize their networking infrastructure.


Part NumberJuniper QFX5200-32C-AFO
Port Configuration32 QSFP+ ports, dual redundant fans
Power SuppliesDual AC power units, airflow from front to rear
Total System Bandwidth6.4 Terabits per second (bidirectional)
Packet Forwarding Rate2.4 Billion packets per second
QSFP+/QSFP28 Support32 ports, compatible with both QSFP+ and QSFP28 modules
10GbE and 25GbE Support via Breakout CablesUp to 128 10GbE SFP+ and 128 25GbE SFP28 ports using breakout cables
Peak 10GbE Ports128
Peak 25GbE Ports128
Peak 40GbE Ports32
Peak 50GbE Ports64
Peak 100GbE Ports32
Physical Dimensions17.36 x 1.72 x 20.48 inches (44.09 x 4.37 x 52.02 cm)
Enclosure Size1 rack unit
Device Weight23.8 pounds (10.8 kg)
Power ConfigurationRedundant, hot-swappable 850W power supplies, AC/DC
AC Power Range110-240V, single phase
DC Power Range-36V to -72V
Cooling MethodAirflow from back to front
Operational Temperature32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
Storage Temperature-40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
Maximum Operating AltitudeUp to 10,000 feet (610 meters)
Operational Humidity5% to 90%, non-condensing
Non-operational Humidity5% to 95%, non-condensing
Max Power Consumption480W (AC/DC), 1,638 BTU/hr
Typical Power Consumption380W (AC/DC), 1,296 BTU/hr

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