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.
With twelve 32 Gbit/s capable Fibre Channel ports and six1/10-Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports,this switch provides the bandwidthand throughput required formaximum application performanceover WAN connections.
|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|
Width: 44.0 cm
Height: 4.4 cm
Depth: 45.7 cm
Width: 44 cm
Height: 8.64 cm
Depth: 60.9 cm