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Brocade High-Performance Fibre Channel Switches

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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.

 
 

 

Management

  • 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

    Security
    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

    Management access
    In-band over Fibre Channel; serial port (RJ-45)

    Diagnostics
    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

  • Temperature
    Operating: 0°C to 40°C(32°F to 104°F)
    Non-operating: -20°C to 70°C(-4°F to 158°F)

    Humidity
    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)

    Operating altitude
    Up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft)

    Storage altitude
    Up to 10,668km (35,000ft)

    Operating Shock
    20 G for 6 ms

    Non-operating Shock
    50 G with a velocity change of 4216 mm/sec squared

    Vibration
    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

Power

  • DC Input
    12V and 3.3V from chassis

    Power consumption
    32W (normal) to 39W (maximum)

Dimensions

  • Size
    Width: 272.75 mm (10.74 in)
    Height: 272.75 mm (10.74 in)
    Depth: 307.24 mm (12.09 in)

    System Weight
    2.10 kg (4.65 pounds) without media
Build a network that adapts to your business
Build a network that adapts to your business
Design your data center to incorporate a cloud-optimized SAN. The flexible, high-performance storage network helps provide the scalability and reliability required to support highly virtualized and cloud-based environments.
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Dell™ offers the essential tools and technologies to simplify management and reduce infrastructure complexity.
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Brocade G620 Gen 6 Fibre Channel Switch

Deliver increased performance for growing and dynamic workloads with the Brocade G620 from Dell. The G620 provides a combination of market-leading throughput and low latency across 32 Gbps and 128 Gbps links. Organizations can scale from 24 to 64 ports with 48 SFP+ and 4 Q-Flex ports, all in an efficient 1U package.
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Brocade 6520 Gen 5 Fibre Channel Switch

Unleash the full potential of your virtualization and cloud infrastructures with a Brocade 6520 Gen 5 Fibre Channel 16 Gbps switch from Dell. Optimize link and bandwidth virtualization with Brocade ISL Trunking and Dynamic Path Selection (DPS) and scale as necessary with “pay as you grow” Ports on Demand (PoD) flexibility from 48–96 ports.

Streamline your SAN
Streamline your SAN
Relieve data center complexity and help reduce SAN operating costs with M6505 blade switches.
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Strengthen data center connectivity
Rely on the outstanding performance and flexibility of a Brocade M6505 16 Gbps end-to-end solution from Dell for highly virtualized and cloud-based environments.
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Grow your business on your terms
Help increase business agility and adapt to evolving storage requirements with the M6505’s “pay-as-you-grow” scalability.
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Global services and support
Global services and support
Dell™ Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including Brocade Global Services, world-class professional services, technical support and education for designing, implementing and managing high-performance, resilient network infrastructures.

Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
Brocade 6520 Networking
Brocade 6520 Gen 5 Fibre Channel switch
Experience unmatched performance with pay-as-you-grow flexibility from 48–96 ports and speeds up to 16 Gbps across virtualized and cloud-based architectures.

Brocade M6505 Networking
Brocade M6505 blade switch
Help improve IT flexibility and enhance data center reliability with the Brocade M6505 blade switch, offering 16 Gbps connectivity for Dell PowerEdge M1000e Modular Blade Enclosures.

Brocade 6505 Networking
Brocade 6505 switch
Simplify Fibre Channel SAN deployments and enhance network performance with the exceptional value and flexibility of the Brocade 6505, simple, enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level switch.Brocade 6510 Networking
Brocade 6510 switch
Maintain outstanding network performance and deliver up-to-date 16 Gbps switch technology to your enterprise SAN with the simple and flexible Brocade 6510 switch.


Brocade G620 Switch networking
Brocade G620 Gen 6 Fibre Channel Switch
The Brocade® G620 Switch meets the demands of hyper-scale virtualization, larger cloud infrastructures, and growing flash-based storage environments by delivering market-leading Gen 6 Fibre Channel (32 Gbps) technology and capabilities, enabling the Future Ready Enterprise.
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Wireless Site Survey

Great wireless connectivity starts with a detailed site survey. Dell can analyze existing infrastructure, identify RF interference and recommend the best design and optimal placement of new devices.
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The Dell standardized deployment service guarantees that setup and optimization are done correctly so that you can launch faster and focus on daily business.
Deployment
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ProDeploy


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Basic Deployment
Basic Deployment


Mounting and cabling of wired and wireless devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Get worry-free hardware installations with experienced Dell technicians who do deployments every day .
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Dell offers a variety of on-site and remote support options that can be added at time of purchase. Dell ProSupport ensures problems are diagnosed and resolved by experts.
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On-site and Remote Assistance On-site and Remote Assistance

Get immediate access to Dell ProSupport professionals who can help you troubleshoot and diagnose issues that may arise in your network.
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Consulting
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