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Product Line: Brocade Brocade VDX 8770 Series
Product Type: Switch Chassis
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Product Description

The BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC features an 8-slot chassis, equipped with three BR-VDX8770-SFM-1 Fabric Modules and a single BR-VDX8770-MM-1 Management Module for comprehensive network management and connectivity. This unit is designed for efficiency and reliability, including two 3000W AC power supply units and two XBR-FAN-FRU fan modules supporting side-to-back airflow to maintain optimal operating temperatures between 0°C and 40°C. With a MAC Address Table Size of 384,000, and operational resilience in environments up to 3000 m (10,000 feet) above sea level, it is engineered to ensure consistent performance and network stability.

FAQs for the BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC

  • What is the chassis configuration of the network switch?
    The network switch features an 8-slot chassis, including six Switch Fabric Modules, one Management Module, four fan modules, and three 3,000W AC power supply units.
  • How many network ports does the BR-VDX8770-SFM-1 provide?
    It provides 3 network ports for connectivity.
  • What are the included management and fan modules?
    Included are 1x BR-VDX8770-MM-1 Management Module and 2x XBR-FAN-FRU Fans, ensuring efficient management and cooling.
  • What power supplies are included with the device?
    The device comes with 2x 3000W AC PSU's included, offering ample power for operations.
  • What is the MAC Address Table Size?
    The switch supports a MAC Address Table Size of 384,000 entries.
  • What are the rack mounting specifications?
    Rack mounts are included, fitting the device into an 8-RU space.
  • What is the operating temperature range of the device?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C, with a non-operational range of −25°C to 70°C.
  • Can you detail the device's airflow direction and its importance?
    The device has a side-to-back airflow direction, crucial for maintaining optimal operating temperatures by efficiently directing heat away from critical components.
  • What are the environmental tolerance specifications regarding humidity and altitude?
    Operational relative humidity is 5% to 90% at 40°C, non-operational 10% to 90% at 70°C, with an operational altitude tolerance of 0 to 3000 m and non-operational up to 12,000 m.
  • How does the device handle shock and vibration both operationally and non-operationally?
    Operationally, the device can withstand shock up to 20 G and vibrations up to 0.5 G. Non-operationally, it can handle shock up to 33 G and vibrations up to 2.0 G.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC offers a high-density, scalable architecture with six Switch Fabric Modules and a 384,000 MAC address table size, catering to environments requiring extensive network management and connectivity. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0°C to 40°C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. Additionally, the system's reliance on side-to-back airflow for cooling may not fit all data center cooling designs, necessitating careful consideration of placement and air management strategies.


The BROCADE BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC is a high-capacity network switch designed for modern data centers requiring scalable, high-performance networking solutions. This model features an 8-slot chassis, incorporating advanced networking technology to cater to the growing needs of enterprise networks. At the heart of its design, the switch includes six Switch Fabric Modules and one Management Module, ensuring efficient data processing and streamlined management. The inclusion of four fans and three 3,000W power supply units (AC) underscores its reliability and capacity to support continuous, high-demand operation. Key hardware specifications include: - Network Ports: Comes with 3x BR-VDX8770-SFM-1 Fabric Modules, providing the backbone for high-speed data transfer and connectivity. - Management Ports: Features 1x BR-VDX8770-MM-1 Management Module, facilitating seamless network management and monitoring. - Fan Modules: Equipped with 2x XBR-FAN-FRU Fans, supporting side-to-back airflow to maintain optimal operating temperatures and ensure system stability. Further enhancing its operational capabilities, the switch supports a MAC Address Table Size of 384,000, allowing for extensive device connectivity and network scalability. The package also includes rack mounts for an 8-RU setup, ensuring easy integration into existing data center infrastructure. Operating conditions are critical for maintaining the longevity and reliability of networking hardware. The BROCADE BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C. To ensure durability, it can withstand non-operational temperatures ranging from -25°C to 70°C. Relative humidity levels are maintained between 5% to 90% at 40°C when operational and 10% to 90% at 70°C in non-operational states, supporting the switch's performance in various environmental conditions. Altitude also plays a role in the operational stability of network equipment. This model operates without compromise at altitudes of up to 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) above sea level, with non-operational resilience extending up to 12,000 meters (40,000 feet), ensuring its suitability for deployment in diverse geographical locations. Durability against physical stresses is assured with a shock resistance of 20 G for 6 ms in operational mode and 33 G for 11 ms in non-operational mode, with vibration resistance of 0.5 G and 2.0 G in operational and non-operational modes, respectively. These specifications guarantee the switch's robust performance and reliability in various physical conditions. In summary, the BROCADE BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC is engineered for demanding data center environments, offering a blend of high-capacity networking, efficient management, and reliable operational stability. Its comprehensive hardware specifications ensure it meets the needs of enterprises looking for scalable, high-performance networking solutions.


Part Number and ManufacturerBROCADE BR-VDX8770-8-BND-AC
Chassis Slots8
Switch Fabric Modules6
Management Module Quantity1
Number of Fans4
AC Power Supply Units3 x 3,000W
Included Network Ports3 x BR-VDX8770-SFM-1 Fabric Modules
Included Management Ports1 x BR-VDX8770-MM-1 Management Module
Included Fan Modules2 x XBR-FAN-FRU
Airflow PatternSide to Back
Power Supplies Provided2 x 3000W AC PSU
Size of MAC Address Table384,000 Entries
Rack Mounting SupportYes (8-RU)
Minimum Operating Temperature0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature40°C
Temperature Range when Off−25°C to 70°C
Humidity Range (Operational)5% to 90% at 40°C
Humidity Range (Non-operational)10% to 90% at 70°C
Operational Altitude0 to 3,000 m
Non-operational Altitude0 to 12,000 m
Shock Resistance (Operational)20 G, 6 ms
Shock Resistance (Non-operational)33 G, 11 ms
Vibration Resistance (Operational)0.5 G, 5-500 Hz
Vibration Resistance (Non-operational)2.0 G, 5-500 Hz

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