Highly Scalable, Enterprise-Class Storage Networking Switches
Optimize storage performance for increasing server virtualization density with Brocade® Gen 5 16 Gbps Fibre Channel rack and blade switches or Gen 6 32 Gbps fibre channel rack switch.
- Supported Management Software
HTTP, SNMP v1/v3 (FE MIB, FC Management MIB), SSH; Auditing, Syslog; Brocade Advanced Web Tools, Advanced Performance Monitoring, Brocade Fabric Watch; Brocade Network Advisor SAN Enterprise or Brocade Network Advisor SAN Professional/Professional Plus; Command Line Interface (CLI); SMI-S compliant; Administrative Domains; trial licenses for add-on capabilities
SSL, SSH v2, HTTPS, LDAP, RADIUS, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), DH-CHAP (between switches and end devices), Port Binding, Switch Binding, Secure RPC, Secure Copy (SCP), Trusted Switch, IPSec, IP Filtering
In-band over Fibre Channel; serial port (RJ-45)
D_Port offline diagnostics, including electrical/optical loopback, link traffic/latency/distance; POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics, including environmental monitoring, FCping and Pathinfo (FC traceroute), frame viewer, non-disruptive daemon restart, port mirroring, optics health monitoring, power monitoring, RAStrace logging, and Rolling Reboot Detection (RRD)
Environmental Operating Conditions
Operating: 0°C to 40°C(32°F to 104°F)
Non-operating: -20°C to 70°C(-4°F to 158°F)
Operating: 10% to 90%, non-condensing at 29°C (84.2°F)
Non-operating: 5% to 95%, non-condensing at 38°C (100.4 °F)
Up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft)
Up to 10,668km (35,000ft)
20 G for 6 ms
50 G with a velocity change of 4216 mm/sec squared
Operating: 0.4G at 5 Hz to 500 Hz for 60 minutes
Non-operating: 0.5G at 2 Hz to 200 Hz for 15 minutes
- DC Input
12V and 3.3V from chassis
32W (normal) to 39W (maximum)
Width: 272.75 mm (10.74 in)
Height: 272.75 mm (10.74 in)
Depth: 307.24 mm (12.09 in)
2.10 kg (4.65 pounds) without media
|Performance||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Fibre Channel: Autosensing of 2, 4, 8 and 16 Gbps port speeds; and optionally programmable to fixed port speed||S||S||S||S||S|
|Maximum frame size: 2112 byte payload||S||S||S||S||S|
|Power||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|AC input||N||85V to 264V ~ 5A to 2.5A||85V to 264V ~ 5A to 2.5A||85V to 264V ~5A to 2.5A||90 V to 264 V ~3.5 A|
|DC input||12V and 3.3V FOM chassis||N||N||N||N|
|Input line frequency||N||47Hz to 63Hz||47Hz to 63Hz||47Hz to 63Hz||47 Hz to 63 Hz|
|Power supply (Dual, hot-swappable redundant power supplies with integrated system cooling fans)||N||OA||S||S||S|
|Power consumption:||30W to 40W||60W to 80W||72W to 110W||450W with all 96 ports with 16 Gbps SWL optics||204 W with all 64 ports populated with 48×32 Gbps|
SFP+ SWL optics and 4× (4×32 Gbps) QSFP SWL optics
85 W for empty chassis with no optics
|Management||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|SSH v2, HTTP/HTTPS, SNMP v1/v3, Telnet; SNMP; WEBTOOLS, Brocade Network Advisor (BNA), SMI-S, RADIUS, LDAP||S||S||S||S||S|
|Access: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45), in-band over Fibre Channel, serial port (RJ-45) and one USB port||S||S||S||S||S|
|Port mirroring provides the capability of mirroring four source ports to improve network traffic monitoring and troubleshooting||S||S||S||S||S|
|Chassis||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||272.75 x 272.75 x 307.24 mm (10.74 x 10.74 x 12.09 in.)||43.18 x 437.64 x 443.23 mm (1.7 x 17.23 x 17.45 in.)||43 x 438 x 443 mm (1.7 x 17.23 x 17.45 in.)||86.74 x 429.25 x 609.75 mm |
(16.90 x 3.42 x 24.01 in.)
|43.9 x 440 x 355.6 mm|
|Unit weight (refer to data sheet for detailed information):||2.10 kg (4.65 lb)||9.16 kg (20.19 lb)||9.16 kg (20.19 lb)||16.92 kg (37.3 lb)|| 773 kg|
|Form factor||Blade for M1000e chassis||Rack-mount fixed form factor||Rack-mount fixed form factor||Rack-mount fixed form factor||Rack-mount fixed form factor|
|Environmental||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Operating temperature:||0ºC to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)||0ºC to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)||0ºC to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)||0º C to 40º C (32º F to 104º F)||0°C to 40°C(32°F to 104°F)|
|Nonoperating temperature:||-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)||-25ºC to 70ºC (-13ºF to 158ºF)||-25ºC to 70ºC (-13ºF to 158ºF)||-25ºC to 70ºC (-13ºF to 158ºF)||-25°C to 70°C/-13°F to 158°F|
|Operating altitude:||Up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft)||Up to 3,000 m (9,843 ft)||Up to 3,000 m (9,843 ft)||Up to 3,000 m (9,843 ft)||Up to 3,000 m (9,842 ft)|
|Storage altitude:||Up to 10.668 km (35,000 ft)||Up to 12 km (39,370 ft)||Up to 12 km (39,370 ft)||Up to 12 km (39,370 ft)||Up to 10.668 km (35,000 ft)|
|Operating relative humidity:||10% to 90% noncondensing||10% to 85% noncondensing||10% to 85% noncondensing||10% to 85% noncondensing||10% to 85% (non-condensing)|
|Nonoperating relative humidity:||5% to 95% noncondensing||10% to 90% noncondensing||10% to 90% noncondensing||10% to 90% noncondensing||10% to 90% (non-condensing)|
|Port Attributes||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Fibre Channel ports||N||24||24,36,48||48,72, 96||24,36,48 , 64|
|Classes of Service||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)||S||S||S||S||S|
|ISL Trunking||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|Up to eight 16 Gbps ports per ISL trunk; up to 128 Gbps per ISL trunk. There is no limit to how many trunk groups can be configured in the switch||S||S||S||S||S|
|Diagnostics||Brocade M6505||Brocade 6505||Brocade 6510||Brocade 6520||Brocade G620|
|POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics including FCPing, Pathinfo (FCTraceroute), Forward Error Correction (FEC), etc. Diagnostic Port (D-Port)||S||S||S||S||S|
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