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Brocade 300

8 Gb Fibre Channel technology

The Brocade 300 is an 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel switch and provides the flexible building blocks customers need for high performance easily manageable storage area networks in large or fast growing server and virtual server environments. With a flexible architecture that supports 1, 2, 4 and 8Gbit/sec technology with 8, 16, or 24 ports, the Brocade 300 provides a highly available, lossless networking between application and data as well as between server and storage networks.

Brocade 300

FeaturesBenefits
Flexible ports on demand
  • “Pay-as-you-grow” scalability
  • The delivered 8 ports can easily upgrade to 16 or 24 by activating the port license 

FC Switches

TechnologySwitchMain Features
Generation 5
(FC 16G)
Brocade 6505 Switch
  • Provides up to 24 ports
  • Enterprise features at an entry-level price
  • „pay-as-you-grow“ scalability from 12 to 24 ports
Brocade 6510 Switch
  • Provides up to 48 ports
  • Maximizes overall port density and space utilization for consolidation of legacy SAN switches
  • Features enhanced diagnostics and RAS functionality to minimize downtime
Brocade 6520 Switch
  • Provides high scalability in an ultra-dense 96-port switch
  • Improved availability and manageability with distributed intelligence across the network
  • Up to eight in-flight encryption and compression ports delivering security and bandwidth savings
Generation 4
(FC 8G)
Brocade 300 Switch
  • Provides up to 24 ports
  • „pay-as-you-grow“ scalability
  • Full fabric architecture
Brocade 5300 Switch
  • Provides up to 80 ports
  • „pay-as-you-grow“ scalability
  • Enterprise-class availability for disaster recovery and business continuity