Technical Specifications

Port speed

  • 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel

Number of ports

  • (12 - 24) Fibre Channel
    Range, depending on model

Aggregate switch bandwidth

  • 384 Gb/s
    End-to-end, full duplex

Encryption capability

  • No

Protocol supported

  • Fibre Channel

Availability features

  • Redundant switches per BladeSystem for high availability
    Hot-code load activation.

Form factor

  • Embedded

Management features

  • Brocade CLI and Web Tools (included)
    Fabric Manager (optional)
    Fabric Vision, Power Pack+ (optional)

BladeSystem supported

  • Yes, please reference the QuickSpecs for details


  • Standard 12 or 24-ports
    12-port upgrade LTU available
    Upgrade from Base Full Fabric to Power Pack+

Models available

  • Base Full Fabric, Power Pack+

Media type technology

  • Small Form-Factor Pluggable (8 Gbps SFP+ and 4 Gbps SFP)

Software (optional)

Power Pack+ Software Bundle
Adaptive Networking
ISL Trunking
Advanced Performance Monitoring
Fabric Watch
Extended Fabric
Fabric Manager
Data Center Fabric Manager Enterprise Software
Data Center Fabric Manager Professional Plus Software