8.5 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex;
4.25 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex;
2.125 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex
1.063 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex;
auto-sensing of 8, 4, 2, and 1 Gbit/sec port
speeds; optionally programmable to fixed port
speed; speed matching between 8, 4, 2, and
1 Gbit/sec ports
Supported Mgmt Software
Telnet, HTTP, SNMP v1/v3 (FE MIB, FC Management MIB); Auditing, Syslog, Change Management tracking; EZSwitchSetup wizard;
Brocade Advanced Web Tools; Brocade DCFM Professional/Enterprise; SMI-S compliant, SMI-S scripting toolkit, Administrative Domains
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); call-home integration enabled through Brocade DCFM
POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics, including RAStrace logging, environmental monitoring, non-disruptive daemon restart,FCping and Pathinfo (FC traceroute), port mirroring (SPAN port)
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
Non-operating: 5% to 95%, non-condensing at 38°C
Up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft)
Up to 10.668km (35,000ft)
20G for 6ms
50G 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; 1.04 grms random for 15 minutes
24 ports universal ports (E_Port, F_Port, and N_Port) available in all three models:
24-port Enterprise Performance Pack Edition (includes eight pre-installed 8Gb SFP+ transceivers) plus Enterprise software licenses for Adaptive Networking, ISL Trunking, Fabric Watch, and Advanced Performance Monitoring
24-port model (includes four pre-installed 8Gb SFP+ transceivers)
12-port model (includes two pre-installed 8Gb SFP+ transceivers) – upgradeable to 24-port model through optional 12-port upgrade license kit
Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum
Single Brocade FOS fabric: 56 domains, 19 hops Single Brocade M-EOS fabric: 31 domains, 3 hops Larger fabrics certified as required; consult Brocade or OEM SAN design documents for configuration details
Brocade 2XXX, 3XXX, 4XXX, 5XXX and Director family switches. AG Mode supports Brocade, McData and Cisco fabrics
Inter-Switch Link (ISL) Trunking allows all eight external SAN ports to be combined to form a single, logical ISL with an aggregate bandwidth of 64Gb delivering scalable I/O bandwidth utilization and load balancing.
384 Gbit/sec end-to-end (full duplex)
700 ns with no contention, cut through routing at 8 Gbit/sec
Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
FL_Port, F_Port, M_Port (Mirror Port), and E_Port; self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port); optional port type control in Brocade Access Gateway mode: F_Port and NPIV-enabled N_Port
Fabric switches supporting unicast and broadcast
8 Gbit/sec: Requires Brocade hot-pluggable
SFP+, LC connector; 8 Gbit/sec
Short-Wavelength Laser (SWL); 8 Gbit/sec
Long-Wavelength Laser (LWL); distance depends on fiber-optic cable and port speed
4 Gbit/sec: Requires Brocade hot-pluggable
Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP), LC connector; 4 Gbit/sec
Short-Wavelength Laser (SWL); 4 Gbit/sec
Long-Wavelength Laser (LWL); 4 Gbit/sec
Extended Long-Wavelength Laser (ELWL); distance depends on fiber-optic cable and port speed
Simple Name Server (SNS); Registered State Change Notification (RSCN), NTP v3, Reliable Commit Service (RCS), Dynamic Path Selection (DPS), Brocade Advanced Zoning (default zoning, port/WWN zoning, broadcast zoning), NPIV, and FDMI
NOTE: Some fabric services do not apply or are unavailable in Brocade Access Gateway mode
4Gb SFP & 8Gb SFP+ transceivers (single pack)
Ports on Demand (12-port license upgrade kit - for 12-port model only)
Enterprise Performance Pack : Software option for 12-port and 24-port models that includes Adaptive Networking, ISL Trunking, Fabric Watch, and Advanced Performance Monitoring)
ISL Trunking: Software option for 12-port and 24-port models
Width: 272.75 mm
Height: 32.48 mm
Depth: 307.24 mm
Weight: 4.65 Pounds— without media
DC Input 12V and 3.3V from chassis
Power consumption About 32 Watts
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