SONiC NOS based 48 x 10GE SFP+ ,4 x 25GE SFP28 Compact L3 Core and Distribution Switch for SMBs and Enterprises

4-6 Weeks’ Lead Time for CX204Y-48S-M

  • 48-Port 10Gb SPF+ with 4 ×25Gb uplinks
  • A feature rich SONiC NOS installed
  • Support MLAG,VXLAN, QoS,BFD,IPSG,IPV6,etc
  • High density ports with low power consumption

Asterfusion CX204 offers 48 x 10GE SFP+, 4 x 25GE SFP28 ports which is a good choice to work as 10G core switch for medium and large sized campus networks. It preloaded with a feature-rich SONiC NOS ( AsterNOS ) which supports wire-speed Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing with MC-LAG feature, comprehensive QoS, advanced security and complete network management. In addition, it has high density ports with a low power consumption, offering a high price–performance ratio.

CX204Y-48S-M:48-Port Ethernet L3 Core Switch, 48 x 10GE SFP+ ,4 x 25GE SFP28, SONiC NOS 

Ethernet Switch 48x1G Base-T, 4x25G SFP28

48-Port 10Gb SPF+ with 4 ×25Gb SFP28 uplinks

  • 10G SPF+ ports for access switch or servers, 25G uplinks for core switches
  • The variable-speed fans with front-to-back airflow automatically adjust fan speed to reduce power draw
  • High density Interfaces with Low Power Consumption

*The default uplink port is 25GE, downlink port is 10GE

Enterprise SONiC Distribution- AsterNOS Operating System

Enabling simple, plug-and-play deployments,Asterfusion CX-M campus switch is delivered as an integrated, turnkey solution. It shipped with AsterNOS operating system, which is a feature-rich and high-quality enterprise NOS distribution of SONiC.

Compared with community SONiC, AsterNOS has made a lot of improvements in terms of ease of use, stability and feature enhancement, making open-source software ready to use in real production environments, which help to build a new generation of open cloud campus network for users.

Asterfusion is currently the only company in the market to use Open SONiC NOS (AsterNOS) to run a full range of data center and campus network switches,which aims to facilitate the transformation of open campus network services.

A SONiC NOS based Muti-Feature 48-port 10Gb SPF+ Ethernet layer3 Switch

Support MLAG,VXLAN, QoS,BFD,IPSG,IPV6,etc.features

Layer2/layer3 Features

  • Static MAC / Dynamic MAC / MAC Aging& renewal/MAC flapping detection/802.1q VLAN/Voice VLAN /802.1Q in 802.1Q/STP / MSTP/Port mirroring based RX&TX direction/LLDP
  • Static ARP / Dynamic ARP / ARP Aging & renewal/ARP Proxy/NDP/SVI/IPv4, IPv6 Dual Stack/Static Routing/OSPFv2/ OSPFv3/ BGP4 / BGP4+/ ISIS/ECMP/IGMPv1/IGMPv2 /IGMPSnooping/Multicast/VLAN/VXLAN/Virtual Routing Forwarding/GRE:IPv4 over IPv4 / IPv6 over IPv6 / IPv4 over IPv6 / IPv6 over IPv4

Comprehensive Network Security

  • Suport  802.1x authentication/MAB (MAC Address Bypass)authentication/Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI), IP Source Guard (IPSG) for IPv4/IPv6, NDSnooping,Source Address Validation Improvements (SAVI),COPP Protection,etc.
  • Supports layer2  port isolation and ACL policies in Inband and Outband directions;
  • Supports DHCP Snooping,effectively prevents DoS-/TCP- related SYN Flood, UDP Flood, Broadcast Storm or large traffic attacks on campus networks.

High Reliability and Rich QOS

  • Support Static link aggregation/MLAG/ LACP/Load balancing based on SMAC,DMAC, SIP,DIP, SPORT,DPORT /Monitor link/ BFD
  • Support Priority Mapping based on 802.1P and DSCP, Inband and Outband traffic limiting, and queue scheduling based on PQ/DWRR.

    Easy Network Maintenance

    • Support console port/inband network ports/outband network port/USB port.
    • Support ZTP (Zero Touch Provisioning)
    • Support CLI (Command Line Interface), web management, Telnet and FTP connection.
    • Support SNMPv1/v2/v3, SSH2.0, SSL and OAM.

    Tech Specs


    3.9 kg


    220 × 440 × 44 mm

    Control CPU

    Marvell OCTEON TX2 CN9132

    Switch chip

    Marvell's Aldrin2

    Switch Capacity

    1.16Tbps, 48 x 10GE SFP+ with 4 x 25GE SFP28

    Thermal Airflow

    Side to Side

    Physical Dimension

    19" 1RU

    Marvell Oceon TX CN9132 Network Performance (Single Core)

    CN913X Network Performance (Single Core)Packet rateThroughput
    DPDK L3FWD @ 64B
    VPP/DPDK L3FWD @ 64B
    VPP/DPDK L3FWD @256B
    DPDK IPSec @ iMix(353B)
    VPP/DPDK IPSec @512B
    VPP/DPDK IPSec @1472B

    What’s in the box

    • 1RU Switch
    • Preloaded AsterNOS
    • RJ45 serial console cable



    The Asterfusion CX204Y-48S-M  is backed by a 2 year limited hardware warranty. Multiple extended support options, including advanced replacement and 24×7 support services, are available. Contact us for complete details.


    The Asterfusion Helium CX204Y-48S-M is backed by a 2 year limited hardware warranty. Multiple extended support options, including advanced replacement and 24×7 support services, are available. Contact us for complete details.

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