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Product Line: Brocade Brocade 6510 Series
Product Type: SAN Switch
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Product Description

The BR-6510-24-8G-F is a Brocade Fibre Channel SAN Switch that features 24 active ports with 16 Gbps SFP+ Fibre Channel capabilities, expandable to 48 ports, and supports an aggregate bandwidth of 768 Gbps for high-speed data transfer. It is equipped with two 23-0000092-02 AC hot-swappable redundant power supplies that support an input range of AC 120/230 V and 50/60 Hz, ensuring uninterrupted operation and system cooling. Additionally, the switch offers a low latency of 700 ns, 8192 dynamically allocated frame buffers, and a maximum frame size of 2112 byte payload, making it suitable for environments demanding high performance and reliability.

FAQs for the BR-6510-24-8G-F

  • What is the maximum aggregate bandwidth of the 24-Port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch?
    The maximum aggregate bandwidth is 768 Gbps end-to-end full duplex.
  • How many network ports does the switch have?
    The switch features 48x 16 Gigabit SFP+ Fibre Channel ports, with 24x active.
  • What are the management ports available on this switch?
    It includes 1x RJ-45 Console and 1x USB (Type A) for management.
  • What type of power supplies are included with the 24-Port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch?
    It comes with 2x 23-0000092-02 AC Hot-swappable redundant power supplies with integrated system cooling fans.
  • What is the latency of the switch?
    The latency is 700 ns.
  • Are rack mounts included with the switch?
    Yes, rack mounts are included (1-RU).
  • What is the maximum frame size supported by the switch?
    The maximum frame size supported is 2112 byte payload.
  • How many frame buffers does the switch have?
    The switch has 8192 dynamically allocated frame buffers.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the system?
    Width: 437.64 mm (17.23 in.), Height: 43.18 mm (1.7 in.), Depth: 443.23 mm (17.45 in.), and Weight: 9.16 kg (20.20 lb).
  • What is the operating and non-operating environmental conditions for the 24-Port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch?
    Operating temperature: 0° to 40°C/32°F to 104°F, Humidity: 10% to 85% (non-condensing). Non-operating temperature: −25° to 70°C/−13°F to 158°F, Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing).

Product Review

The Brocade BR-6510-24-8G-F offers a high-density, 24-port configuration with 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch capability, supporting up to 48x 16 Gigabit SFP+ with 24 active ports, providing a substantial 768 Gbps aggregate bandwidth for high-speed data transfer and efficient network operations. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0° to 40°C, which could restrict deployment in environments with extreme temperature variations. Additionally, the switch includes dual hot-swappable power supplies for redundancy, but its 700 ns latency may not meet the needs of applications requiring ultra-low latency communication.


The Brocade BR-6510-24-8G-F is a 24-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch designed for high-speed data center networking. It features 48x 16 Gigabit SFP+ Fibre Channel ports, with 24 active ports to ensure efficient connectivity and data transfer. This switch is engineered to support demanding networking environments, offering a high degree of reliability and performance. Key hardware specifications include two AC hot-swappable redundant power supplies (model: 23-0000092-02) with integrated cooling fans, ensuring uninterrupted operation and optimal temperature management. These power supplies operate on AC 120/230 V at 50/60 Hz, accommodating a wide range of power sources and making the switch versatile for global deployment. The system's latency is rated at 700 ns, facilitating fast data processing and transmission. The Brocade BR-6510 boasts an impressive aggregate bandwidth of 768 Gbps end-to-end full duplex, capable of handling extensive data throughput without bottlenecking. It supports a maximum frame size of 2112 byte payload, allowing for efficient data packet handling. The switch dynamically allocates 8192 frame buffers, optimizing memory usage and enhancing overall performance. - Front-to-back airflow design maintains optimal operating temperatures. - Dual, hot-swappable power supplies ensure continuous operation. - The switch supports a maximum operating altitude of up to 3000 meters (9843 feet), allowing for deployment in a wide range of environmental conditions. The physical dimensions of the switch are 437.64 mm (17.23 inches) in width, 43.18 mm (1.70 inches) in height, and 443.23 mm (17.45 inches) in depth, fitting comfortably in a 1-RU rack mount space. It weighs 9.16 kg (20.20 lb) with two power supply units installed, excluding transceivers. This compact size and weight make it an efficient choice for data centers with limited space. For management and connectivity, the switch includes one RJ-45 console port and one USB (Type A) port, facilitating easy configuration and maintenance. The operating environment is specified from 0° to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) with a humidity range of 10% to 85% (non-condensing), ensuring reliable performance under various conditions. The switch's non-operating temperature range extends from −25° to 70°C (−13°F to 158°F), with a humidity tolerance of 10% to 90% (non-condensing), allowing for safe storage in a wide range of climates. Additionally, it is designed to dissipate up to 338 BTU/hr, based on the operation of 48 ports, minimizing heat impact in densely packed racks. The Brocade BR-6510-24-8G-F is designed to meet the needs of high-performance networking environments, offering advanced features and specifications that support efficient and reliable data center operations. Its robust hardware configuration, coupled with comprehensive power and cooling solutions, make it a suitable choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Model Brocade BR-6510-24-8G-F
Configuration 24-Port, 8 Gbps, Fibre Channel Switch
Airflow Direction Front-to-Back
Fibre Channel Ports 48x 16 Gbps SFP+ (24 active ports)
Control Interfaces 1x RJ-45 Console, 1x Type-A USB
Power Units 2x Hot-pluggable, redundant AC power supplies (23-0000092-02), 120/230 V, 50/60 Hz
Signal Delay 700 nanoseconds
Mounting Options 1-Rack Unit (RU) mounting brackets included
Total Bandwidth 768 Gbps full duplex
Max Payload 2112-byte frames
Buffer Memory 8192 frames, allocated on demand
USB Interface Single USB port available
Cooling Method Front-to-back cooling, power input from rear, fits in 1U space
Dimensions Width: 437.64 mm, Height: 43.18 mm, Depth: 443.23 mm
Weight 9.16 kg (with dual power supplies, without transceivers)
Operational Conditions Temperature: 0°C to 40°C, Humidity: 10% to 85% non-condensing
Storage Conditions Temperature: -25°C to 70°C, Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
Max Operational Altitude Up to 3000 meters
Max Storage Altitude Up to 12 kilometers
Heat Output 338 BTU/hr with 48 ports active
Power Supply Specs Dual, hot-swappable with cooling fans
AC Power Range 85 V to 264 V, 5 A to 2.5 A
DC Power Specs 40 V to 60 V, maximum 4.5 A

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