Product Id: 28483043
Description: Brocade - Expansion module - 8Gb Fibre Channel SFP+ x 48 - with 48 x 8 Gbps SWL SFP+ transceiver
Mfr Part #: BR-DCX8510-2048
Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones are the industry's most powerful Fiber Channel switching infrastructure, providing the most reliable, scalable, high-performance foundation for private cloud storage and highly virtualized environments. They are designed to increase business agility while providing non-stop access to information and reducing infrastructure and administrative costs.
Networks need to evolve in order to support the growing demands of highly virtualized environments and private cloud architectures. Fiber Channel, the de facto standard for storage networking, is evolving with the data center. The introduction of Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones with 16 Gbps Fiber Channel delivers a new level of scalability and advanced capabilities to this robust, reliable, and high-performance technology. This enables organizations to continue leveraging their existing IT investments as they grow their businesses. In addition, they can consolidate their Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructures to simplify management and reduce operating costs.
- Unleashes the full potential of private cloud storage with unmatched scalability, performance, and reliability
- Enables simpler, flatter, low-latency chassis connectivity to reduce network complexity, management, and costs
- Optimizes data center connectivity over distance with integrated high-performance metro and global connectivity
- Simplifies and centralizes end-to-end Storage Area Network (SAN) management with comprehensive diagnostics, monitoring, and automation
- Maximizes performance for I/O- and bandwidth-intensive applications
- Protects investments in existing SAN fabrics and automation tools while reducing operational costs and minimizing business disruption
- Maximum flexibility and reliability
Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone is built for large enterprise networks, the Brocade DCX DCX8510-2048 supports 8 Gbps Fiber Channel, FICON, and 1/10 Gbps Fiber Channel over IP (FCIP). To help minimize downtime costs, Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones build upon years of innovation and leverage the core technology of Brocade systems performing at greater than 99.999 percent uptime in the world's most demanding data centers.
- Simplified scale-out network design
Networks are evolving in order to adapt to rapid growth and change in the server and storage infrastructure. Optical Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs) can connect up to 10 Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones, enabling flatter, faster, and simpler fabrics that increase consolidation while reducing network complexity and costs. ICLs enable scalable core-edge and active-active mesh chassis topologies. These high-density chassis topologies reduce inter-switch cabling by 75 percent and free up to 33 percent of ports for server and storage. This maximizes overall port density in the lowest amount of rack space.
- Optimized data center connectivity over distance
Connecting distributed data centers enables data mobility for advanced data protection solutions. Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones include integrated metro and global SAN extension that provides application agility and flexible business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. The Brocade DCX 8510 family enables high-speed replication and backup solutions over metro or WAN links with native Fiber Channel (10/16 Gbps) support. The integrated metro connectivity includes in-flight compression and encryption to optimize bandwidth and minimize the risk of unauthorized access.
- Simplified deployment and centralized management
Automating and simplifying SAN management enables data centers to quickly adapt to change and overcome disruptions in a private cloud infrastructure. Brocade DCX 8510 advanced diagnostics, monitoring, and management reduce end-to-end SAN management complexities and costs. The Brocade DCX 8510 helps reduce operating costs through simpler server provisioning and change management, advanced cable and optics diagnostics, and comprehensive management.
- Industry-leading performance
Emerging and evolving critical workloads and higher density virtualization are continuing to push the limits of SAN infrastructure. The Brocade DCX 8510 features industry-leading 16 Gbps performance and 8.2 Tbps chassis bandwidth to address next-generation I/O and bandwidth-intensive applications. Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones provide unmatched chassis, slot-to-slot, and port performance and bandwidth. In addition, local switching capabilities ensure that data traffic within the same port group does not consume slot bandwidth, maximizing the number of line-rate ports.
- Unmatched Mainframe Technology innovation and leadership
The Brocade DCX 8510 matches the highest-performing and most reliable FICON infrastructure with the industry's fastest and most scalable System z mainframes. Brocade builds on more than 25 years of mainframe leadership that includes designing the FICON standard and authoring many FICON patents.
- Industry-leading energy efficiency
Brocade DCX 8510 Backbones are highly efficient at reducing power consumption, cooling, and the carbon footprint in data centers. While providing unmatched performance and scale, they use less than one watt per Gbps - making them four times more efficient than competitive offerings.