Fibre Channel ports
Switch mode (default): 12- and 24-port configurations (12-port increment through Ports on Demand [PoD]license); universal (E, F, M, D) ports
Brocade Access Gateway default port mapping: 16 F_Ports, 8 N_Ports
Full fabric architecture with 239 switches max.
6000 active nodes; 56 switches, 19 hops in Brocade Fabric OS® fabrics; 31 switches, three hops in Brocade M-EOS fabrics; larger fabrics certified as required
Brocade 3XXX, 4XXX, 5XXX, 6XXX switches and DCX/DCX 8510 Backbones
AG Mode supports Brocade, McDATA and Cisco fabrics
Auto-sensing of 2, 4, 8, and 16 Gbps port speeds
384 Gbps end-to-end, full duplex
Latency for locally switched ports is 700 ns; Forward Error Correction (FEC) adds 400 ns between E_Ports (enabled by default).
Maximum frame size
Classes of service
Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
D_Port (Diagnostic Port), E_Port, EX_Port, F_Port, M_Port (Mirror Port); self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port); optional port type control
Brocade Access Gateway mode: F_Port and NPIV-enabled N_Port
Data traffic types
Fabric switches supporting unicast
Hot-pluggable, industry-standard Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+), LC connector; Short-Wavelength (SWL), Long-Wavelength (LWL); Extended Long-Wavelength (ELWL); distance depends on fiber optic cable and port speed. Supports SFP+ (8 and 16 Gbps) optical transceivers.
Brocade Advanced Performance Monitoring (including Top Talkers for E_Ports, F_Ports, and Fabric mode); Brocade Adaptive Networking (Ingress Rate Limiting, Traffic Isolation, QoS); Bottleneck Detection; Brocade Advanced Zoning (default zoning, port/WWN zoning, broadcast zoning); Dynamic Fabric Provisioning (DFP); Dynamic Path Selection (DPS); Brocade Extended Fabrics; Enhanced BB credit recovery; Brocade Fabric Watch; FDMI; Frame Redirection; Frame-based Trunking; FSPF; IPoFC; Brocade ISL Trunking; Management Server; NPIV; NTP v3; Port Fencing; Registered State Change Notification (RSCN); Reliable Commit Service (RCS); Server Application Optimization (SAO); Simple Name Server (SNS)
SFP media, Ports on Demand (12-port upgrade)
Enterprise Performance Pack: Adaptive Networking, Advanced Performance Monitoring, Fabric Watch, and ISL Trunking
Legend: S — Standard, OA — Option Available, N — Not Available
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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