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Brocade 6520

Fibre Channel Switch

[Brocade 6520]
Scalable Enterprise-Class SAN Switch for Highly Virtualized, Cloud Environments.
Availability: In stock

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Market-leading 16 Gbps Fibre Channel technology and capabilities

It features 96 Fibre Channel ports in a 2U form factor, delivering industry-leading port density and space utilization for data center consolidation.

Designed for maximum flexibility, this enterprise-class switch offers "pay-as-you-grow" scalability with Ports on Demand (PoD).

Organizations can quickly, easily and cost-effectively scale from 48 to 96 ports in 24-port increments, each supporting 2, 4, 8, 10, or 16 Gbps.

In addition, flexible, high-speed 16 Gbps and 8 Gbps optics allow organizations to deploy bandwidth on demand to meet growing data center needs.

The switch features port side to non-port side airflow. The latest hot aisle/cold aisle configurations are also supported.

High scalability in an ultra-dense 96-port switch

  • Supports highly virtualized, private cloud storage and data center consolidation.

Ports on Demand (PoD) capabilities

  • Enables "pay-as-you-grow" flexibility from 48 to 96 ports with speeds up to 16 Gbps

Up to eight in-flight encryption and compression ports

  • Delivering data center-to-data center security and bandwidth savings

ISL trunking and Dynamic Path Selection (DPS)

  • Optimizes link and bandwidth utilization

Cabling and link diagnostic using D Ports

  • Helps maximize application uptime and performance while reducing overall operational expenses

Dynamic Fabric Provisioning (DFP), monitoring, and advanced diagnostics

  • Accelerates deployment and troubleshooting
Part No. Brocade 6520
End of Life? No
Manufacturer Brocade
USB Port(s) 1 x USB Port
Serial Ports 1 x Serial Port
Connection Type 48, 72, and 96 port configurations
Bandwidth 1536 Gbps end to end full duplex