ArubaOS for Switches

Aruba’s switch portfolio creates the backbone for moving traffic from your edge to the campus core. ArubaOS-Switch and ArubaOS-CX software delivers performance and scalability for today’s high-speed wireless infrastructure, cloud applications, and bandwidth-hungry devices.


ArubaOS-Switch for access switches.

An operating system built to deliver higher network visibility, faster automation, and innovative security for mobile-first access networks. Optimized to support today’s wireless, enterprise class security and policy capabilities, and API integration needs.
Aruba Switch solution brief

ArubaOS-CX for core switches.

A purpose-built operating system designed on cloud software principles for the Aruba 8400 and 8320 campus core and aggregation switches. Includes fully programmable APIs, Aruba’s Virtual Switching Extension (VSX), and fulltime event and anomaly detection.
Watch the ArubaOS-CX demo video


The Network Analytics Engine.

The Aruba Network Analytics Engine (NAE) automatically interrogates any event that impacts the health of the network within the core. Built into the AOS-CX, the NAE offers unprecedented visibility into anomalies and network outages, which enables rapid root cause identification.
Watch the NAE video

Dynamic segmentation.

ArubaOS-Switch access switches offer a unique solution for dynamically assigning a device its role to any port within the Aruba architecture. With colorless ports, there is no need to configure VLANs on every switch, regardless of where devices are connected.
Read the Dynamic Segmentation blog


Try ArubaOS-CX with Open Virtual Appliance (OVA).

The latest version of ArubaOS-CX Simulation software is available for personal and training use, to simulate network scenarios using Aruba’s new core switching OS. Explore the Support Portal and try the ArubaOS-CX OVA.
End User License Agreement for ArubaOS-CX OVA
Additional License Authorization for ArubaOS-CX OVA

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