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Dell Fibre Channel Switches

Dell Fibre Channel Switches
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Brocade M6505 Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 6500 Switch Series
PowerConnect B-DCX 4S
PowerConnect B-8000
Brocade 300
Brocade 6505 Switch
Brocade 6510 Switch
Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone
Brocade M6505 Fibre Channel Switch
Up to 16 Gbps FC connectivity across servers, storage and SAN
Brocade 6500 Switch Series
16Gbps SAN switches for highly virtualized and cloud-optimized data centers.
PowerConnect B-DCX 4S
4 Slot 8 Gbps Backbone Modular/Aggregation Chassis Switch
PowerConnect B-8000
8-Port 8Gbps FC, 24-Port CEE/DCB Ethernet FCoE Switch
Brocade 300
24-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 6505 Switch
Maximize the performance of your network.
Brocade 6510 Switch
Enterprise-class edge switch for mission-critical SANs
Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone
Purpose-built for next-generation I/O tasks and storage virtualization.
Great For
Adding 16 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity across servers, storage and SAN as needed, without increasing your data center footprint.
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Consolidating SAN infrastructures in enterprise data centers for manufacturing, government, healthcare and other markets with growing workload virtualization.
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Enterprise Class reliable, high-performance
Advanced Fibre Channel services
Greater server, storage, network, and data center consolidation
Reducing equipment, facility, and overhead costs
Scaling efficiently and non-disruptively to meet storage growth and application demands
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Enterprise Class reliable, high-performance Advanced Fibre Channel services with 10Gbps Ethernet and CEE/DCB support
Edge of network, top of rack convergence
Fibre Channel Investment Protection
IT environments that support both FC and FCoE
Bridging Fibre Channel and iSCSI parts of the datacenter
Great For
The Brocade®  300 Fibre Channel switch combines up to 24 ports of (8 Gbit/sec technology with Ports on Demand scaling from 8 to 16 to 24 ports, allowing "pay-as-you-grow" scalability.
It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell Compellent SANs who desire future-proofing for a 8Gbps infrastructure and fast inter-switch linking.
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Small-to-medium data centers where maximizing the value of virtual server deployments and reducing overall storage costs is a priority.
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Rapidly growing enterprise SAN workloads, including highly virtualized private cloud storage environments.
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Data center virtualization and next-generation storage networks that require greater scalability, performance and reliability.
HIGHLIGHTS
Add 16 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity across servers, storage and SAN as needed, without increasing your data center footprint.
Deploy the M6505 as a Brocade Access Gateway or as a full-fabric switch.
The Brocade M6505 is ideal for today’s space constrained data centers that demand greater density and streamlined control.
HIGHLIGHTS
Combines up to 48 ports of high-performance 16 Gbps technology and Ports on Demand scaling from 24 to 36 or 48 ports
Based on Brocade’s seventh-generation ‘Condor-3’ASIC technology, supporting 2, 4, 8, and 16Gbps auto-sensing Fibre Channel and 10Gbps Fibre Channel switch and router ports.
FICON, FICON Cascading and FICON Control Unit Port ready
Two hot-swappable, redundant integrated power supply and fan FRUs.
Option for front-to-back and back-to-front airflows via choice of integrated power supply unit
HIGHLIGHTS
Provides a highly robust 8 Gbps platform for enterprise data centers supporting open system environments
Delivers high performance to meet data growth and access demands, expand virtualization, and consolidate resources
Delivers high efficiency, enabling data centers to support server and storage equipment
Provides a high-density, multiprotocol platform for consolidating server connectivity using emerging FCoE and CEE/DCB technology options
Offers fabric-based applications, including secure data encryption and Adaptive Networking that helps optimize fabric behavior and maximize service levels
Enables logical partitioning of platforms and fabrics into virtual data and management domains without sacrificing performance, scalability, security, or reliability
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Delivers high performance with a cut-through, non-blocking switch architecture
Features a top-of-rack, 1U, multiprotocol design that supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Fibre Channel, Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE), and traditional Ethernet protocols
Offers deployment flexibility as a full-function CEE/DCB and FCoE switch
Ideal for new server racks or supplementing existing racks with the new CEE/DCB and FCoE technologies
Deploys with Data Center Fabric Manager Software Included
HIGHLIGHTS
Provides an affordable, flexible foundation for entry-level SANs, and an edge switch for core-to-edge SAN environments
Delivers up to 24 ports of 8 Gbit/sec performance in an energy-efficient, optimized 1U form factor to support demanding server and virtual server deployments
Helps simplify configuration and management with easy-to-use tools such as the Brocade EZSwitchSetup wizard, and is Microsoft Simple SAN-compatible
Enables “pay-as-you-grow” scalability from single-switch fabrics to full-fabric enterprise capabilities with Ports On Demand scalability from 8 to 16 or 24 ports in 8-port increments
Offers dual functionality as either a full-fabric SAN switch or as an NPIV-enabled Brocade Access Gateway that is designed to enhance fabric scalability and simplify management
Helps protect existing device investments with auto-sensing 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbit/sec capabilities and native operation with Brocade and Brocade M-Series fabrics
Designed to future-proofs investments by enabling organizations to use 4 Gbit/sec SFPs today and upgrade to 8 Gbit/sec SFPs
HIGHLIGHTS
Enhance network performance with exceptional value and flexible, simple, enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level switch.
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Combines up to 48 ports of high-performance 16 Gbps technology and Ports on Demand scaling from 24 to 36 or 48 ports
Based on Brocade’s seventh-generation ‘Condor-3’ASIC technology, supporting 2, 4, 8, and 16Gbps auto-sensing Fibre Channel and 10Gbps Fibre Channel switch and router ports.
FICON, FICON Cascading and FICON Control Unit Port ready
Two hot-swappable, redundant integrated power supply and fan FRUs.
Option for front-to-back and back-to-front airflows via choice of integrated power supply unit
HIGHLIGHTS
The advanced systems architecture of DCX 8510 family enables all ports to operate with a worse case oversubscription of 1.5:1 at 16Gbit/sec
Almost no oversubscription in real-world SAN and Data Center with 8Gb/16Gb/10Gb speeds.
Dual redundant control processors and core switching blades provide enhanced high availability and enable non-disruptive software upgrades.
The multi-protocol design of DCX 8510 supports other blades such as 10Gb FC-IP Extension (FX8-24) blade.
64Gb QSFP based optical ICLs allow connecting up to 5 DCX 8510 chassis without wasting ports in port blades and helps build Scale out modular only SAN. It allows flexible topologies like core edge and full mesh topologies.
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Switch mode: 12- and 24-port configurations (12-port increment through Ports on Demand [PoD] license); universal (E, F, M, D) ports
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48-port auto-sensing 2, 4, 8, 10 or 16 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel switch
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192-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel Chassis Switch
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8-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel, 24-port 10Gbps CEE/DCB Ethernet switch
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24-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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24 ports, universal (E, F, M, EX, and D)
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48-port auto-sensing 2, 4, 8, 10 or 16 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel switch
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32-port 16Gb and 48-port 16Gb port blades
Brocade 5100
Brocade 5300
Brocade SW200E
Brocade 4100
Brocade 5000
Brocade 4900
Cisco MDS 9124
Brocade 5100
40-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 5300
80-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade SW200E
16-port 4Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 4100
32-port 4Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 5000
32-port 4Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Brocade 4900
64-port 4Gbps Fibre Channel Switch
Cisco MDS 9124
24 auto sensing Fibre Channel port
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The Brocade®  5100 Fibre Channel switch combines up to 40 ports of industry-leading 8 Gbit/sec technology with Ports on Demand scaling from 24 to32 to 40 ports, allowing "pay-as-you-grow" scalability.
It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell Compellent SANs who desire future-proofing for a 8Gbps infrastructure and fast inter-switch linking.
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The Brocade®  5300 Fibre Channel switch combines up to 80 ports of industry-leading 8 Gbit/sec technology with high availability and Ports on Demand scaling from 48 to 64 to 80 ports, allowing "pay-as-you-grow" scalability.
It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell Compellent SANs who desire future-proofing for a 8Gbps infrastructure and faster inter-switch linking.
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The Brocade®  SW200E is a 16-port switch that is ideal for a range of entry-level to mid-range applications including the creation of a simple, entry level SAN. It starts from a base of 8 ports and grows in 4-port increments using Brocade's Ports-On-Demand technology. To support new SAN users, the 200E features the Brocade EZSwitchSetup wizard and other key usability and configuration enhancements that streamline SAN deployment to a 4-step configuration process, and allows for a customer installable SAN with the Dell/EMC AX150 Fibre Channel Storage Array.
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The Brocade®  4100 Fibre Channel switch combines up to 32 ports of industry-leading 4 Gbit/sec performance with high availability and Ports on Demand to support mission-critical SANs. It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell/EMC CX3 array-based SANs who desire future-proofing for a 4Gbps infrastructure and faster inter-switch linking.
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The Brocade®  5000 Fibre Channel switch combines up to 32 ports of 4 Gbit/sec performance with high availability and Ports on Demand to support mission-critical SANs. It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell/EMC CX3 array-based SANs who desire future-proofing for a 4Gbps infrastructure and faster inter-switch linking.
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The Brocade®  4900 Fibre Channel switch* combines up to 64 ports of4 Gbit/sec performance with high availability and Ports on Demand to support business-critical SANs. It is a great choice for customers deploying Dell/EMC CX3 array-based SANs who desire future-proofing for a 4Gbps infrastructure and fast inter-switch linking.
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The Cisco MDS 9124 offers up to 24 auto sensing Fibre Channel ports capable of speeds of 4, 2, and 1 Gbps in a compact 1RU form-factor chassis with 4 Gbps of dedicated bandwidth for each port and an aggregate platform bandwidth of 192 Gbps. The Cisco MDS 9124 is great as a standalone departmental SAN switch and as an edge switch in enterprise core-edge SANs. The 1RU compact design is ideal for space-constrained environments where maximum port density per rack is imperative.
HIGHLIGHTS
Delivers full 8 Gbit/sec 1:1 performance for up to 40 ports in an energy-efficient, optimized 1U form factor
Offers best-in-class port density and scalability for midrange enterprise SAN switches along with redundant, hot-pluggable components and non-disruptive software upgrades
Helps protect existing device investments with auto-sensing 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbit/sec capabilities and native operation with Brocade and Brocade M-Series fabrics
Features Ports on Demand capabilities for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 24 to 40 ports in 8-port increments
Provides Adaptive Networking services, such as Quality of Service (QoS), to help optimize application performance in consolidated, virtual environments
Supports Fibre Channel Integrated Routing for selective device sharing while maintaining remote fabric isolation for high levels of scalability and fault isolation
Utilizes the Brocade EZSwitchSetup wizard to help simplify installation and management, and is Microsoft Simple SAN-compatible
HIGHLIGHTS
Delivers full 8 Gbit/sec 1:1 performance for up to 80 ports in a single-domain, optimized 2U form factor
Offers excellent port density and scalability for enterprise SAN switches along with redundant, hot-pluggable components and non-disruptive software upgrades
Helps protect existing device investments with auto-sensing 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbit/sec capabilities and native operation with Brocade and Brocade M-Series fabrics
Features Ports on Demand capabilities for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 48 to 80 ports in 16-port increments
Provides Adaptive Networking services such as Quality of Service (QoS) to help optimize application performance in consolidated, virtual environments
Supports Fibre Channel Integrated Routing for selective device sharing while maintaining remote fabric isolation for high levels of scalability and fault isolation
Designed to improve energy efficiency by combining increased bandwidth with lower power consumption
HIGHLIGHTS
Easy-to-use software and wizard driven installation for administrators deploying their first SAN
Ports on Demand for nearly instant scalability and "pay-as-you-grow" value
4 Gb/sec performance for strategic, data-intensive applications
Investment protection for existing SAN infrastructures to reduce cost and complexity
Forward and backward compatibility with the entire family of switches and directors
HIGHLIGHTS
Protects existing investments by providing 4 Gbit/sec technology with auto-sensing capabilities to support earlier 1 and 2 Gbit/sec devices
Utilizes Ports on Demand for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 16 to 32 ports in 8-port increments
HIGHLIGHTS
Helps protect existing investments by providing 4 Gbit/sec technology with auto-sensing capabilities to support earlier 1 and 2 Gbit/sec devices
Utilizes Ports on Demand for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 16 to 32 ports in 8-port increments
HIGHLIGHTS
Helps Protect existing investments by providing 4 Gbit/sec technology with auto-sensing capabilities to support earlier 1 and 2 Gbit/sec devices
Utilizes Ports on Demand for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 32 to 64 ports in 16-port increments
HIGHLIGHTS
The base configuration has 8 active ports with flexibility to upgrade onsite to 16 and 24 ports, in 8-port increments, with the Cisco MDS 9124 On-Demand Port Activation Licenses
Offers nondisruptive software upgrades, dual hot-swappable power supplies (with integrated FANs for optional redundancy), VSANs for fault isolation, and Port Channels for Inter-Switch Link (ISL) resiliency.
Sophisticated diagnostics—Industry-leading intelligent diagnostics such as Fibre Channel Ping, Fibre Channel Traceroute, Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN), and Cisco Fabric Analyzer
The Cisco MDS 9124 includes built-in storage network management through a command-line interface (CLI) or Cisco Fabric Manager
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40-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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80-port 8Gbps Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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16-port Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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32-port Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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32-port 4Gb Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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64-port Fibre Channel Brocade Switch
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24 auto sensing Fibre Channel port
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