SAN Extension Switches

Brocade Extension is a purpose-built solution that securely moves more data over distance faster while minimizing the impact of disruptions. These platforms deliver unprecedented performance, strong security, continuous availability, and simplified management to handle the unrelenting growth of data traffic between data centers in Fibre Channel and IP storage environments.

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Brocade 7810 Brocade 7840
Fibre Channel ports 12 ports, 32 Gbit/s capable, universal (E, F, M, D, and EX ports) 24 ports, 16 Gbit/s, universal (E, F, M, D, and EX ports)
Ethernet ports 6 ports of 1GbE/10GbE for LAN and WAN connectivity 16 ports of 1/10 GbE for LAN and WAN connectivity
2 ports of 40 GbE for WAN connectivity
Scalability Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum Full fabric architecture with 254 switches maximum
Fabric latency Non-blocking shared memory, 900 ns with no contention, cut-through switching at 32 Gbit/s 700 ns with no contention, cut-through routing at 16 Gbit/s
Size Width: 44.0 cm
Height: 4.4 cm
Depth: 45.7 cm
Width: 44 cm
Height: 8.64 cm
Depth: 60.9 cm
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