Brocade 6510 FC SAN Switch

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Manufacturer: Brocade
Part #: Brocade Silkworm 6510
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Warranty: 90 Days

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Brocade 6510 FC SAN Switch

The Brocade 6510 SAN Switch delivers market-leading 16 Gbps Fibre Channel technology and capabilities that support highly virtualized environments in a cost-effective, upgradeable package.

Product Features:

  • 16 Gbps performance with up to 48 ports providing maximum flexibility for diverse deployment
  • Features Ports on Demand (PoD) capabilities for fast, easy, and cost-effective scaling from 24 to 48 ports in 12-port increments
  • Provides a flexible, simple, and easy-to-use SAN solution with industry-leading technology
  • Brocade EZSwitchSetup: simple and easy deployment, and is Windows 7 compatible
  • Offers best-in-class port density and scalability for midrange-enterprise SAN switches, along with redundant, hot-pluggable components
  • Yields exceptional price/performance value, exceeding comparable Ethernet storage-based alternatives

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System Architecture Brocade 6510
Fibre Channel ports Switch mode (default): 24-, 36-, and 48-port configurations
Scalability Full fabric architecture with a maximum of 239 switches
Certified maximum 6000 active nodes; 56 switches; larger fabrics certified as required
Performance Auto-sensing of 2, 4, 8, and 16 Gbps port speeds; 10 Gbps and optionally programmable to fixed port speed.
ISL trunking Frame-based trunking with up to eight 16 Gbps ports per ISL trunk; up to 128 Gbps per ISL trunk. Exchange-based load balancing across ISLs with DPS included in Fabric OS. There is no limit to how many trunk groups can be configured in the switch.
Aggregate bandwidth 768 Gbps end-to-end full duplex
Maximum fabric latency Latency for locally switched ports is 700 ns; encryption/compression is 5.5 µsec per node; Forward Error Correction (FEC) adds 400 ns between E_Ports (enabled by default).
Maximum frame size 2112 byte payload
Frame buffers 8192 dynamically allocated
Classes of service Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
Port types D_Port (Diagnostic Port), E_Port, EX_Port, F_Port, M_Port (Mirror Port); self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port); optional port type control
  Brocade Access Gateway mode: F_Port and NPIV-enabled N_Port
Data traffic types Fabric switches supporting unicast
Extension Fibre Channel, in-flight compression (Brocade LZO) and encryption (AES-GCM-256); integrated 10 Gbps Fibre Channel for DWDM MAN connectivity
FICON FICON® cascading; support for lossless DLS; FICON CUP
Enclosure Front-to-back airflow. power from back, 1U
  Back-to-front airflow; power from back, 1U
Size Width: 438 mm (17.23 in.)
  Height: 43 mm (1.7 in.)
  Depth: 443 mm (17.45 in.)


All Spectra
provided Brocade Switches are put through a rigorous refurbishment, reconditioning and testing process.
We guarantee our products to be:

  • Original equipment manufactured and serial numbered numbered by Brocade
  • Configured to exact user specifications
  • Fully refurbished to manufacturers standards of new [ETN]
  • All hard drives are 72 hour burn in/Load Tested
  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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