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Dell Brocade Fibre Channel HBAs and 10GbE CNAs

Simplify and excel with network convergence.
Rise to the demands of today’s data center

Reduce both cost and complexity by consolidating your server I/O (input/output) with the Brocade® converged network adapter (CNA) for Dell PowerEdge servers. Supporting Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology, the Brocade CNA includes several innovative features designed for the next-generation data center. This powerful adapter is optimized for virtualization performance and includes unified management capabilities to help you significantly reduce administration.
Brocade

Deliver enterprise-class connectivityAchieve server I/O convergenceOptimize for virtualization
Deliver enterprise-class connectivity

 

Support both data and storage I/O with an adapter that can integrate with your existing Fibre Channel and Ethernet networks, extending the value of your network investments.
Achieve server I/O convergence

 

Run concurrent TCP/IP and storage (iSCSI or Fibre Channel) traffic over a single link. Consolidate not only your hardware but also your administration with help from the Brocade Network Advisor and Brocade Data Center Fabric Manager utilities.
Optimize for virtualization

 

Support demanding applications in virtualized environments with the Brocade CNA, which can offload hypervisor virtual switching functions from your server to the adapter for improved application performance.


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ModelBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
Part Number (Server Tied)BR815BR825342-7602N/A
Part Number (Standalone)331-0237331-0238342-7605331-1345
Ports1 port2 ports2 ports2 ports
Bandwidth8 Gbps8 Gbps10 Gbps10 Gbps
Bus TypePCIe 2.0 x8PCIe 2.0 x8PCIe 2.0 x8PCIe 2.0 x8
Media SupportBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
Brocade® 4Gb SFP, SWLSS-N/A
Brocade 4Gb SFP, LWL, 4 kmSS-N/A
Brocade 4Gb SFP, LWL, 10 kmSS-N/A
Brocade 8Gb SFP+, SWLSS-N/A
Brocade 8Gb SFP+, LWLSS-N/A
Brocade 10Gb SFP+ optical module, SR--SN/A
Brocade 10Gb SFP+ optical module, LR, 10 Km--SN/A
Brocade 10Gb SFP+ direct attach (Twinax) cable, 1–5 meters--SN/A
Dell Server SupportBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
PowerEdge 2970SSS-
PowerEdge R410SSS-
PowerEdge R510SSS-
PowerEdge R610SSS-
PowerEdge R620SSS-
PowerEdge R710SSS-
PowerEdge R720XDSSS-
PowerEdge R720SSS-
PowerEdge R715SSS-
PowerEdge R805SSS-
PowerEdge R810SSS-
PowerEdge R815SSS-
PowerEdge R900SSS-
PowerEdge R905SSS-
PowerEdge R910SSS-
PowerEdge T410SSS-
PowerEdge T610SSS-
PowerEdge T620SSS-
PowerEdge T710SSS-
PowerEdge M610---S
PowerEdge M610x---S
PowerEdge M620---S
PowerEdge M710---S
PowerEdge M710HD---S
PowerEdge M910---S
Operating System SupportBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
Windows 2003 R2 SP2SSSS
Windows 2008 SP2SSSS
Windows 2008 R2, R2 SP1SSSS
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 4.7SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0SSSS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1SSSS
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 10.3SSSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.4SSSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11SSSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.1SSSS
Solaris 10 (x86/SPARC)SSSx86 only
VMware® ESX 3.5SSSS
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0, 4.1SSSS
VMware ESXi 5.0SSSS
Storage SupportBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
Dell PowerVault NX3100 NASSSS-
Dell EqualLogic PS4000 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
Dell EqualLogic PS5000 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
Dell EqualLogic PS5500 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
Dell EqualLogic PS6000 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
Dell EqualLogic PS6010 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
Dell EqualLogic PS6510 Series--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
EMC® AX4-5FSSSS
EMC AX4-5i--Supported with iSCSI protocolSupported with iSCSI protocol
EMC CX300SSSS
EMC CX3-20SSSS
EMC CX3-40SSSS
EMC CX3-80SSSS
EMC CX4-120SSSS
EMC CX4-240SSSS
EMC CX4-480SSSS
EMC CX4-960SSSS
EMC CX500SSSS
EMC CX700SSSS
EMC Symmetrix® DMX 800SSSS
EMC Symmetrix DMX 1000SSSS
EMC Symmetrix DMX 2000SSSS
EMC Symmetrix DMX-3SSSS
EMC Symmetrix DMX-4SSSS
Switch SupportBrocade 815Brocade 825Brocade 1020Brocade BR1741M-k for M-Series Blades
Brocade SilkWorm 3250SS--
Brocade 7500SS--
Brocade 7600SS--
Brocade M4700SS--
Brocade M6140SS--
Brocade Mi10KSS--
Brocade 48000SS--
Brocade 300SS--
Brocade 5300SS--
Brocade DCX-4SSS--
Brocade DCXSS--
Brocade 8000SSS-
Dell M8428-k 10GbE converged switch for PowerEdge M1000e blade server chassis---S
Dell 10GbE Pass-Through Module for M1000e blade server chassis---S
Dell PowerConnect M8024-k 10GbE switch for PowerEdge M1000e blade server chassis---S
Cisco® MDS 9124SS--
Cisco MDS 9134SS--
Cisco MDS 9506SS--
Cisco MDS 9509SS--
Cisco MDS 9222iSS--
Cisco Nexus® 5000SSS-
QLogic® Sanbox® 5600 (4Gb)SS--
QLogic Sanbox 5800SS--