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Brocade DCX 8510 Switch

Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone Family

[DCX 8510]

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The strategic platform to unleash the full potential of cloud storage.
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Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones are highly robust network switching platforms.

They combine breakthrouh performance, scalability, and energy efficiency with long-term investment protection

Supporting open systems and mainframce environments, Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones are designed to meet the need for bandwidth growth and to address application demands of highly efficient data centers and business critical enterprise infrastructures.

The new 16 Gbps Fibre Channel family supports the ongoing consolidation process in IT infrastructures and helps to save operational spending.

Unleashes the full potential of private and public cloud storage

Optimizes data center connectivity over distance with integrated support for long distance or telco connectivity

Maximizes performance for I/O- and bandwidth-intensive applications

Energy efficiency

  • Brocade ASIC's help to reduce energy costs and to achieve "green" initiative targets

High performance and scalability

  • 16 Gbps speed addresses upcoming workload needs
  • Modularity and ICL based connectivity allow for port count scalability in a wide range

Powerful Fabric functions

  • Data traffic watch and control ensures fabric stability and avoids network congestion
  • Encryption addresses security concerns of data owners
  • Virtual Fabrics allow for customer individual isolated data transport

Robust, redundant and scalable multisite architecture

  • Simple, efficient and reliable reference architectures
  • Continues to support IT consolidation process
  • Proven technology for Data Centers and Enterprise infrastructures

Superior products and features for seamless operation

  • Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) Management provides comprehensive fabric information
  • Simplifies delpoyment and automates standard lifecycle activities
  • Maximizes uptime of storage networks
Part No. DCX 8510
End of Life? No
Manufacturer Brocade
Rack Units 14 HU (DCX 8510-8) or 9 HU (DCX 8510-4)
USB Port(s) 1 USB port per control processor for firmware download, support save, and configuration
Serial Ports One interface 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45) per control processor, one USB per control processor module; in-band over Fibre Channel; serial port (RJ-45)
Call-home integration enabled through Brocade Network Advisor
Connection Type Up to 384 Fibre Channel ports using 32/48 port 16 Gbps FC blades
Up to 512 Fibre Channel ports using 64-port 8 Gbps FC blades
Supported System(s) DCX 8510-8
DCX 8510-4
DCX 8510