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

Facebook announced on 11 Feb 2015 that it’s constructed another key hardware component to run the networks in its data centers exactly the way it wants to.

Facebook 6pack modular switch

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.

More info: facebook-launches-6-pack-a-modular-switch-for-moving-your-data-around-its-network-faster

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