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Brocade 8GB Switch Module
  8GB Brocade FC technology to reduce infrastructure complexity
 
Brocade 8GB Switch Module
 
  • Port-on-demand with up to 20 ports
  • Fully compatible with Brocade Silkworm FC switches and Bull Storeway SAN storage solutions
  • Optional Advanced Fabric Services
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    Fibre Channel Standards
  • Standards Compliance
  • FC-GS-4 ANSI INCITS 387, FC-SW-3 INCITS 384, FC-VI INCITS 357, FC-TAPE INCITS TR-24, FC-DA INCITS TR-36, FC-PI INCITS 352, FC-PI-2 INCITS 404, FC-FS INCITS 373, FC-BB-2 INCITS 372, FC-SB-3 INCITS 374,IPFC RFC 2625, Fabric Element MIB RFC 2837, MIB-FA INCITS TR-32, FCP-2 INCITS 350, ANSI INCITS 388
      
    Switch specifications
  • Nb of Fibre channel port
  • 20-ports switch 14 internal ports to blade servers 6 external 8/4/2Gb auto-sensing ports.
  • External port type
  • Configured as Fabric port (F_port), Expansion port (E_port), 1Gb, 2Gb or 4Gb auto-detect SFP ports.
  • Internal port type
  • Configured as Fabric port (F_port), speed auto-negotiation or 4 Gbps.
  • Classes of service
  • Class 2 and Class 3 Fibre Channel services
  • Buffer credits
  • 288 credits shared across 20 ports,140 max credits per port
  • Media type
  • SFP module LC connector, Short-Wavelength Laser (SWL), Long-Wavelength Laser (LWL)
  • Fabric Port Speed
  • 2, 4 or 8 Gbps line speed, full duplex.
  • Maximum Frame Size
  • 2112-byte payload
  • Scalability
  • 239 switches maximum depending on the SAN configuration
  • Fabric Latency
  • 1.2 μsec with no contention, cut-through routing at 8 Gbit/s
  • Fabric Point to point bandwith
  • 4 Gbps or 8 Gbps at full duplex
  • Fabric Aggregate bandwith
  • 160 Gbit/sec
  • Non-blocking Architecture
  • includes simultaneous wire speed support for all ports
  • Fabrics Services
  • Standard: Advanced Zoning (standard), optional: ISL Trunking, Advanced Performance Monitoring, Fabric Watch , Extended Fabrics, Advanced Secure Operating System
      
    Switch Maintenability
  • Diagnosis
  • Power-on self test (POST) is performed on all components Port operational tests include internal, external, and online tests
  • Light Diagnostics
  • yes
      
    Fabric Management
  • Management Methods
  • Web interface via Advanced Web Tools, Command-line interface (CLI) through Telnet or NovaScale Master, Application program interface (API), Management information base (MIB) for integration with NovaScale Master
  • SNMP Agent
  • Enables NovaScale Master management workstation to receive configuration values, traffic information, and Fibre Channel failure data through SNMP
      
    SFP Module
  • Shortwave Laser Multi-mode
  • supported
    º Speed Compliance 8, 4, 2 Gbps
    º Connector LC-LC Fibre Channel cable
    º Color coding Beige or black exposed connector surfaces
  • Longwave Laser Multi-mode
  • supported
    º Speed Compliance 8Gbps
    º Connector LC-LC Fibre Channel cable
    º Color coding Blue exposed connector surfaces
      
    PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 29 mm (1.14 in.) X 112 mm (4.41 in.) X 260.3 mm (10.25 in.)
  • Weight (Kg)
  • about 1Kg
  • Operating Constraints
  • º Temperature 5C to 40C at an altitude of 0 to 3,048 m
    º Relative Humidity 8% to 80%, noncondensing
  • Non-operating Constraints
  • º Temperature 40C to 65C at an altitude of 0 to 15,240 m
    º Relative Humidity 5% to 80%, noncondensing
      
    REGULATORY & SAFETY
  • Safety
  • Low Voltage Directive, 73/23/EEC, TUV Bauart Approved to EN60950:2000, CB Report to IEC 60950 3rd Edition with all International Deviations, UL 609501, First Edition
  • Emissions
  • EN55022:1998 +A1:2000 + A2:2003, Class A, ITE Specific Radiated and Conducted Emissions, EN55024: ITE Specific Immunity, FCC Part 15, Class A
      
    WARRANTY & SERVICES
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 years Day +1 onsite
  • Warranty extension
  • optional, check local conditions
  • Other services (installation )
  • consulting -, project -,installation - and support services 2.0.
     
     
     
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