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Brocade 300 Switch
  Small SAN Affordability with Growth capabilities
Brocade 300 Switch
The Brocade 300 is an 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel switch that provides an affordable entry-level solution for small SANs or the edge of larger SANs. It enables small to medium-sized enterprises to simplify their IT infrastructures, improve system performance, maximize the value of virtual server deployments, and reduce overall storage costs.
  • 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 Gb/s performance in an energy-efficient, optimized 1U form factor to support the most demanding server and virtual server deployments
  • Simplifies 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 enhances fabric scalability and simplifies management
  • Protects existing device investments with auto-sensing 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s capabilities and native operation with Brocade and Brocade M-Series fabrics
  • Future-proofs investments by enabling organizations to use 4 Gb/s SFPs today and upgrade to 8 Gb/s SFPs when required
  • Fibre Channel ports
  • Switch mode (default): 24 ports in 8-port increments through Ports on Demand licenses at 8, 16, and 24 universal (E, F, M and FL) ports;
    Access Gateway Default Port Mapping: 16 F_Ports and 8 N_Ports
  • Scalability
  • Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum
  • Certified maximum
  • Single Brocade FOS fabric: 56 domains, 19 hops, Single Brocade M-EOS fabric: 31 domains, 3 hops, Larger fabrics certified as required
  • Interoperability
  • SAN fabrics running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) native and FOS open modes; SAN fabrics running McData Entreprise OS (M-EOS) native and M-EOS open modes;
  • Performance
  • 1.063 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 2.125 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 4.25 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s port speeds; optionally programmable to fixed port speed; speed matching between 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s ports
  • Aggregate bandwidth
  • 408 Gb/s: 24 ports 8.5 Gb/s (line rate) 2 (full duplex)
  • Fabric latency
  • 700 ns with no contention, cut-through routing at 8 Gb/s
  • Maximum frame size
  • 2112-byte payload
  • Classes of service
  • Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
  • Port types
  • FL_Port, F_Port, and 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
  • Data traffic types
  • Fabric switches supporting unicast, multicast (255 groups) and broadcast
  • Fibre Channel Media types
  • 4 Gb/s: requires Brocade hot-pluggable, Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP), LC connector; 4 Gb/s Short-Wavelength Laser (SWL); 4 Gb/s Long-Wavelength Laser (LWL); 4 Gb/s Extended Long-Wavelength Laser (ELWL); distance depends on fiber-optic cable and port speed
      8 Gb/s: requires Brocade hot-pluggable SFP+, LC connector; Short-Wavelength Laser (SWL); 8 Gb/s Long Wave Lenght laser (LWL); distance depends on fiber-optic cable and port speed
  • Fabric services
  • Simple Name Server; Registered State Change Notification; Reliable Commit Service; Dynamic Path Selection; NTP v3; Brocade Advanced Zoning (default zoning, port/WW N zoning, broadcast zoning); NPIV; N_Port Trunking; FDMI; Management Server; FSPF; Fabric Vision; Extended Fabrics; ISL Trunking; Adaptive Networking (per data flow QoS, Ingress R ate Limiting, Traffic Isolation, Top Talkers; licensing varies); IPoFC, Frame R edirection; Port Fencing; BB credit recovery
  • Management software
  • Telnet, HTTP, SNMP v1/v3 (FE MIB, FC Management MIB); Auditing, Syslog, Change Management tracking; EZSwitchSetup wizard;
      Web Tools; DCFM (Professional or Enterprise); SMI-S compliant, SMI-S scripting toolkit, Administrative Domains; trial licenses for select add-on capabilities.
  • Management access
  • 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45), in-band over Fibre Channel; serial port
    (RJ-45); USB; call-home integration enabled through Brocade EFCM
    and Brocade Fabric Manager
  • Diagnostics
  • POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics, including RAStrace logging, environmental monitoring, non-disruptive daemon restart, FCping and Pathinfo (FC traceroute), port mirroring (SPAN port)
  • Enclosure
  • Non-port to port side airflow; 1U, 19-inch EIA compliant, power from port side
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 4.29 cm (1.69 in) x 42.88 cm (16.88 in)x 30.66 cm (12.07 in)
  • Weight
  • 4.2 kg (9.30 lbs) without SFP/SFP+ media
  • Temperature
  • Operating: 0C to 40C (32F to 104F); Non-operating: -25C to 70C (-13F to 158F)
  • Humidity
  • Operating: 10% to 85% non-condensing; Non operationg 10% to 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude
  • Operating: up to 3000 meters (9842 feet); Storage: up to 12 km (39,370 feet)
  • Shock
  • Operating: 20 g, 6 ms half-sine; Non-Operating : Half sine, 33 g 11 ms, 3/eg Axis
  • Vibration
  • Operating: 0.5 g sine, 0.4 grms random, 5 to 500 Hz; Non-operating: 2.0 g sine, 1.1 grms random, 5 to 500 Hz
  • Heat Dissipation
  • Max 24 ports : 195 BTU/ hr
  • Co Emissions
  • 210 kg per year (with 16 ports at 0.42 kg/kWh); 1.09 kg per Gb/s per year
  • AC input
  • Nominal: 85 to 264 VAC
  • Frequency
  • 47 to 63 Hz
  • Power Consumption
  • 48 Watts nominal, 57 W maximum
  • Safety
  • Bi-Nat UL/CSA 60950-1; EN60950-1; IEC60950-1;
  • EMC
  • ANSI C63.4; ICES-003 Class A; CISPR22 and JEIDA (Harmonics); EN55022 and EN55024; 51318.22-99 and 51318.24.99;
      FC-AL-2; FC-GS-5; FC-IFR; FC-SW-4; FC-VI; FC-TAPE; FC-DA; FC-MI-2; FC-PI; FC-PI-2; FC-PI-4; FC-FS-2; FC-LS; FC-BB-3; FC-SB-3;RFC 2625 IP & ARP / FC; RFC 2837 MIB; MIB-FA; FCP-2; SMI-S 1.2
  • Standard warranty
  • World Wide; 1 year Hardware Support, 9x5 Next Business Day, onsite response
  • Warranty extension
  • 4 hour, 7x24 onsite response (depending on location)
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