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Accelerate data access with the Brocade 6510 Switch

This mid-market SAN switch reduces costs, enables a densely virtualized, scalable cloud infrastructure, and unleashes the full potential of flash storage in a smartly designed 1U package.

Meet business demand now — and later: Choosing a SAN switch that meets your present needs and the future demands of cloud computing architectures is critical to your business’ success. The Brocade 6510 Switch delivers the reliability and performance required by today’s enterprises. And with Ports on Demand licensing, you can quickly respond to ever-increasing needs of the business.

Deploy quickly, avoid future hassles: Install your SAN switch fast. Manage and support it more easily than you thought possible. With smart, easy-to-use setup coupled with diagnostic and management tools, the Brocade 6510 Switch lets IT focus on supporting the business.

Get the features you want and need: With the Brocade 6510 Switch, there’s no need to compromise on features and functionality. This powerful SAN switch supports mid-market cloud storage infrastructures with a range of capabilities you’d expect in more expensive options.

Performance and Capabilities

Lifecycle Active

Bandwidth 768

Bandwidth UOM Gb/s

Total Line Rate Ports 24 to 48 @ 16 Gb/s

Power Text 0.14 watts / Gb/s, dual hot-swappable power supplies

Frame Based ISL Trunking 128 Gb/s frame-based trunk (optional)

Access Gateway Supports

FICON Support Supports

Size (mm) 437.64(W) x 43.18(H) x 443.23(D)

Certified Maximum 6,000 active nodes; 56 switches, 19 hops in Brocade Fabric OS® fabrics; larger fabrics certified as required

Fibre Channel Performance 2.125 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 4.25 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 10.53 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 14.025 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 2, 4, 8, and 16 Gb/s port speeds; 10 Gb/s optionally programmable to fixed port speed

Provides powerful, integrated monitoring, management, and diagnostic tools to simplify administration, increase operational stability, and reduce costs.

Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel is the purpose-built network infrastructure for mission-critical storage, delivering breakthrough performance, increased business agility, and operational stability.

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