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Brocade 7800 Extension switch
  Next-Generation SAN Extension for Remote Data Replication, Backup, and Migration
Brocade 7800 Extension switch
The Brocade 7800 Extension Switch helps provide the fastest, most reliable, and most cost-effective network infrastructure for remote data replication, backup, and migration. Leveraging next-generation Fibre Channel and advanced Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) technology, the 7800 provides a flexible and extensible platform to move more data faster and further than ever before.
  • Leverages advanced Fibre Channel and FCIP technology to enable fast, reliable, and cost-effective remote data replication, backup, and migration
  • Maximizes flexibility with an extensible hardware platform and flexible software licensing to support a broad range of SAN extension requirements
  • Offers a purpose-built FCIP SAN extension solution with up to sixteen 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports and six 1 GbE ports in a 1U space
  • Maximizes replication, backup, and migration throughput over distance using advanced Fibre Channel frame compression, disk and tape protocol acceleration, and QoS-aware FCIP net-working technology
  • Offers FCIP Trunking and Adaptive Rate Limiting to maximize WAN link utilization and resili-ency
  • Enables consolidation while providing traffic isolation in mixed environments with Brocade Virtual Fabrics
  • Simplifies management through Brocade Fabric Vision technology, reducing operational costs, maximizing uptime, and optimizing application performance
  • Fibre Channel ports
  • 16 ports, universal (E, F, M, Ex, and FL)
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 6 ports GbE (VE)
  • Scalability
  • Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum
  • Certified maximum
  • Single fabric: 56 domains, 7 hops; Multiprotocol routing fabric: 19 hops
  • Performance
  • FC : 1.063 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 2.125 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 4.25 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gbps line speed, full duplex. Auto-sensing of 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 4 Gbps, and 8 Gbps port speeds; optionally programmable to fixed port speed. Speed matching between 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 4 Gbps, and 8 Gbps ports;
    FCIP : 1 Gbps line speed
  • Aggregate bandwidth
  • FC - 128 Gbps: 16 ports at 8 Gbps (data rate); FCIP - 6 Gbps : 6 ports at 1 Gbps (data rate)
  • Fabric latency
  • 700 ns with no contention, cut-through routing at 8 Gbps
  • Maximum frame size
  • FC : 2112-byte payload; FCIP : 1500-byte Ethernet packets
  • Classes of service
  • Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
  • Port types
  • FL_Port, F_Port, E_Port, Ex_Port, M_Port (Mirror Port), and self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port). For FCIP, VE_Port (Virtual E_Port).
  • Data traffic types
  • Fabric switches supporting unicast, multicast (255 groups), and broadcast
  • Fibre Channel Media types
  • Brocade hot-pluggable Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) and SFP+, LC connector; Short-Wave Laser (SWL) and Long-Wave Laser (LWL); distance depends on fiber-optic cable and port speed; supports SFP+ (2, 4, and 8 Gbps) and SFP (1, 2, and 4 Gbps) optical transceivers
  • Gigabit Media types
  • Brocade hot-pluggable optical SFP, Short-Wave Laser (SWL) and Long-Wave Laser (LWL); GbE Copper SFP; built-in RJ-45 copper (two GbE ports); distance depends on fiber-optic or copper cable and port speed
  • ISL Trunking
  • Up to eight 8 Gbps ports per ISL trunk; up to 64 Gbps per ISL trunk. There is no limit to how many trunk groups can be configured in the switch.
  • Fabric services
  • Brocade Advanced Zoning, Dynamic Path Selection (DPS), FDMI, Enhanced Group Management (EGM), Frame Redirection, Registered State Change Notification (RSCN), Reliable Commit Service (RCS), and Simple Name Server (SNS). Optional fabric services include Fabric Vision, Integrated Routing, and ISL Trunking
  • Options
  • The following optional extension features can be enabled via license keys: Advanced Extension: Enables FCIP Trunking and Adaptive Rate Limiting, Adaptive Networking: Activates Fibre Channel and FCIP QoS functionality, Brocade 7800 Upgrade License: Enables all ports, additional FCIP tunnels, and tape read/write pipelining.
  • Management software
  • SSH v2, HTTP/HTTPS, SNMP v1/v3, Telnet; SNMP (FE MIB, FC Management MIB); Web Tools; DCFM Professional, Professional Plus (optional), and Enterprise (optional); SMI-S, RADIUS, LDAP
      Security : DH-CHAP (between switches and end devices), HTTPS, IPsec, IP Filtering, LDAP, Port Binding, RADIUS, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Secure Copy (SCP), Secure RPC, SSH v2, SSL, Switch Binding, Trusted Switch
  • Management access
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45), in-band over Fibre Channel ports; serial port (RJ-45) and one USB port
  • Diagnostics
  • POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics, including FCping, Pathinfo (FCtraceroute), etc.
  • Enclosure
  • Back-to-front airflow; 1U, 19-inch EIA-compliant, power from back
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 4.5 cm (1.8 in) X 43.2 cm (17.0 in) X 64.1 cm (25.2 in)
  • Weight
  • 10.9 kg (24.0 lbs) with two power supplies, without SFP/SFP+
  • Temperature
  • Operating: 0C to 40C (32F to 104F)
      Non-operating: 25C to 70C (13F to 158F)
  • Humidity
  • Operating: 10% to 85% non-condensing, Non-operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Altitude
  • Operating: Up to 3000 m (9842 ft), Storage: Up to 12 km (39,370 ft)
  • Shock
  • Operating: 20 g, 6 ms half-sine
      Non-operating: 33 g, 11 ms, half-sine, 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
  • Maximum 22 ports: 590 BTU/hr
      Airflow : Maximum 60 CFM, Nominal : 44 CFM
  • AC input
  • 85 to 264 VAC nominal
  • Frequency
  • 47 to 63 Hz
  • Power Consumption
  • Nominal 145 watts; maximum 173 watts
  • Safety
  • USA UL60950-1; Canada CSA 60950-1-03; TUV EN60950-1+A11; Nemko, EN60950-1:2001; GOST (Russia); IEC 60950-1;
      Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) for CE Marking in European Union
      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-FS-2; FC-LS; FC-BB-3; FC-SB-3;
      RFC 2625 IP & ARP / FC; RFC 2837 MIB; MIB-FA; FCP-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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