Brocade M5424 8Gb Fibre Channel Switch for M1000e-Series Blade Enclosures

Brocade M5424

Brocade®  switching technology
Integrated with Dell M1000e blade architecture

Flexible platform that delivers advanced Brocade®  functionality, performance, manageability, scalability and security.
  • Ideal for larger Storage Area Networks
  • Integration of SAN switching capabilities can help to reduce complexity and increase SAN manageability
  • Up to 16 internal fabric ports and up to 8 2Gb/4Gb/8Gb auto-sensing uplinks

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The Brocade®  M5424 switch and the Dell PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure provide robust solutions for Fibre Channel SAN deployments. Not only does this offering help simplify and reduce the amount of SAN hardware components required for a deployment, but it also maintains the scalability, performance, interoperability, and management of traditional SAN environments.

Fast, Reliable 8 Gbit/sec Performance

  • Non-blocking and non-oversubscribed platform with an aggregate bandwidth of 128 Gbit/sec end-to-end
  • Optional Adaptive Networking services, including Adaptive Fabric Quality of Service, Traffic Isolation, and Ingress Rate Limiting, enabling organizations to maintain optimized application performance in virtual environments.

Excellent Value for a Variety of SAN Environments

  • Easily integrate Fibre Channel (FC) technology into new or existing Storage Area Network (SAN) environments using the PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure, Brocade®  M5424 and Dell/EMC storage
  • New platform combines with Brocade®  8Gb edge switches from Dell to extends the next generation dynamic Data Center Fabric features of Brocade®  backbone DCX architecture to the Dell PowerEdge M1000e Chassis.

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