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The HPE FlexFabric 12900 Switch Series is a next-generation modular data center core switch designed to support virtualized data centers and the evolving needs of private and public cloud deployments. The HPE FlexFabric 12900 Switch Series delivers unprecedented levels of performance, buffering, scale, and availability with high density 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE. The Software-defined networking (SDN) enabled with OpenFlow 1.3, the switch supports full Layer 2 and 3 features, including advanced features such as Virtual Extensible LAN (VxLAN), Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) and Intelligent Resilient Framework (IRF), which provide the ability to build large, resilient switching fabrics. The HPE FlexFabric 12900 Switch Series also supports fully redundant and hot-swappable components to complement its other enterprise-class capabilities.