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Brocade 8000 Switch
  A Versatile FCoE Switch for Server I/O Consolidation
Brocade 8000 Switch
The Brocade 8000 Switch provides a reliable platform that helps reduce cable clutter, equipment acquisition costs, and operational costs associated with power consumption and cooling.
  • 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
  • Provides up to 8 Gb/s performance with eight Fibre Channel ports and line-rate performance for 24 CEE ports with 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Improves energy efficiency, operating at 350 watts with redundant power supplies and cooling fan FRUs
  • Utilizes Brocade ISL Trunking for Fibre Channel and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) for CEE
  • Streamlines management by utilizing Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM), Fibre Channel services, and extensions for FCoE and CEE
  • Fibre Channel ports
  • Eight Fibre Channel universal (E, F, M, and FL) ports with 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s full duplex
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 24 CEE ports with 10 Gb Ethernet line speed
  • Performance
  • Fibre Channel: 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s line speed full duplex;
    CEE: 10 Gb/s line speed
  • Maximum frame size
  • 2112-byte Fibre Channel payload; 9048-byte Ethernet frame
  • Classes of service
  • Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
  • Port types
  • FL_Port, F_Port, M_Port (Mirror Port), E_Port;self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port); optional port type control
  • Data traffic types
  • Fabric switches supporting unicast, multicast (255 groups), and broadcast
  • Fibre Channel Media types
  • Hot-pluggable, industry-standard 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 Gb/s) and SFP (1, 2, and 4 Gb/s) optical transceivers
  • CEE Media types
  • Hot-pluggable, Brocade 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ supports any combination of Short-Reach (SR) and Long-Reach (LR) optical transceivers; Brocade copper twinax cables of one, three, or five meters
  • ISL Trunking
  • Frame-based ISL Trunking (optional license) enables up to eight ports between a pair of switches to be combined into a logical ISL with speeds of up to 64 Gb/s (128 Gb/s full duplex) for optimal bandwidth utilization and load balancing; exchange-based load balancing across ISLs with DPS (included in Fabric OS)
  • Link Aggregation
  • Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) IEEE-802.3ad, Brocade-enhanced frame-based trunking
  • Fabric services
  • Simple Name Server (SNS), Registered State Change Notification (RSCN), NTP, RADIUS, LDAP, Reliable Commit Service (RCS), Dynamic Path Selection (DPS), Enhanced Group Management (EGM), and Web Tools; optional fabric services include Fabric Watch, ISL Trunking, and Advanced Performance Monitoring
  • CEE Services
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP, MSTP, RSTP), VLAN Tagging (802.1q), MAC address learning and aging; native FCoE switching; IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation (LACP); access control lists based on VLAN, source, destination address, and port; eight priority levels for QoS and approximately 4000 VLANs; Priority-based Flow Control (PFC); Data Center Bridging eXchange (DCBX)-Capabilities Exchange; Enhanced Transmission Selection (ETS)
  • Management software
  • SSH v2, HTTP/HTTPS, SNMP v1/v3, Telnet; SNMP (FE MIB, FC Management MIB, RMON, and IF-MIB for CEE); Web Tools; Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM) Professional and Enterprise; SMI-S; RADIUS
  • Management access
  • One 10/100/1000 Megabit Ethernet, in-band over Fibre Channel, one serial port, and one USB port
  • Diagnostics
  • POST and embedded online/offline diagnostics, including FCping and Pathinfo (FCtraceroute)
  • Enclosure
  • Non-port to port side airflow; 1U, 19-inch EIA-compliant, power from non-port side
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 4.3 cm(1.7 in) x 42.9 cm (16.9 in) x 63.4 cm (25 in)
  • Weight
  • 13.0 kg (28.6 lbs) with two power supply FRUs, without transceivers
  • 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 meters (9842 feet); Storage:
    Up to 12 kilometers (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
  • 32 ports: 1044 BTU/hr
  • Co Emissions
  • 335 kg per year (with 40 ports at 0.42 kg/kWh) 1.05 kg per Gbit/sec per year
  • AC input
  • 85 to 264 VAC nominal
  • Frequency
  • 47 to 63 Hz
  • Power Consumption
  • Maximum: 350 watts; Consumption: 306 watts
  • 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 hours, 7x24 onsite response (depending on location)
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