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Product Line: Brocade SilkWorm Series
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
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Product Description

The Brocade BR-5300 is a Fibre Channel switch that provides high-performance and reliability for storage area networks (SANs). It features a non-blocking architecture, advanced traffic management, and high availability for mission-critical applications. The BR-5300 is a highly scalable switch that can be easily integrated into existing SAN environments. It also features Fabric Vision technology, which provides advanced diagnostics and monitoring for improved performance and reliability.

Key Feature for the BR-5300

1. 32 Gbps per port line-rate performance
2. 24 to 64 ports in a 1U form factor
3. Up to 128 Gbps of aggregate bandwidth
4. Advanced traffic management with Quality of Service (QoS)
5. High availability with redundant and hot-swappable components
6. Fabric Vision technology for simplified SAN managemen

Product Review

The Brocade BR-5300 is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch designed for large enterprise storage area networks (SANs). It features 16 Fibre Channel ports with a maximum bandwidth of 8 Gbps per port, and supports up to 6.4 Tbps of overall throughput. One unique feature of this switch is its support for Brocade's Adaptive Networking services, which enable administrators to prioritize and allocate bandwidth to different applications and workloads based on their performance requirements. Additionally, it features hot-swappable components for easy maintenance and upgrades.


The Brocade BR-5300 is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch designed for enterprise-level storage area network (SAN) environments. It boasts an impressive set of hardware specifications, including support for up to 64 ports and a non-blocking architecture that enables full line-rate performance for all ports. This switch also includes advanced features such as hot-swappable modules and redundant power supplies, allowing for easy maintenance and reducing downtime. It supports Fibre Channel speeds of up to 8 Gbps, providing high-speed data transfer capabilities for large-scale storage networks. The BR-5300 also includes advanced fabric management capabilities, such as Brocade's Fabric OS, which provides a range of monitoring and diagnostic tools for network administrators. It also supports advanced security protocols such as port-level security and authentication, ensuring secure access to the storage network. In addition, the BR-5300 is designed for high reliability, with a modular design that allows for easy upgrades and expansion as business needs change. It also includes advanced power management capabilities, such as power monitoring and power load balancing, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency. Overall, the Brocade BR-5300 is a powerful and reliable Fibre Channel switch with impressive hardware specifications. It is well-suited for enterprise-level SAN environments, offering a range of advanced features and capabilities that can help to streamline network management and increase productivity while providing reliable and high-efficiency performance.

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