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Product Line: Brocade BR-6505-12-0R
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,670.00
Original price
$0.00 - $1,670.00
Current price $1,670.00
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Product Description

The Brocade BR-6505-12-0R is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch that delivers reliable, scalable, and simplified network infrastructure for small to midsize enterprises. It provides up to 24 ports of 16 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity in a compact, 1U form factor.

Key Feature for the BR-6505-12-0R

1. 24 Fibre Channel ports with 16 Gbps performance
2. 1U rack-mountable form factor
3. Dual power supplies for redundancy
4. Hot-swappable components for easy maintenance
5. Brocade Fabric Vision technology for improved monitoring and management
6. Low power consumption for energy efficiency

Product Review

The Brocade BR-6505-12-0R stands out from other similar models in its category due to its high performance hardware features. It is capable of supporting up to 2.5G port speed, offering reliable connectivity speeds for any network infrastructure. The hardware also supports enhanced Link Layer Discovery Protocol and Cloud OnRamp for hybrid cloud deployment. Furthermore, it offers improved scalability and manageability due to the built-in CLI web console support. These significant hardware features makes the BR-6505-12-0R a great choice for consumers looking for a reliable, high performance model in this price range.


The Brocade BR-6505-12-0R hardware embodies the Brocade Networking operating system, offering a reliable and efficient solution for applications in cloud, data center and enterprise campus networks. The system is powered by twelve 106 GBps ports and twelve 1 or 10 GbE ports over dual-module adapters, delivering flexible and powerful networking solutions for industrial capabilities. The Brocade BR-6505-12-0R is ideal for virtualized software-defined networking (SDN) environments requiring high throughput performance. The module features an Intel Pentium II Xeon processor with 256GB DDR4 SDRAM memory and 16Mbps Data Cache, providing robust performance and scalability. Combined with the integration of Brocade's comprehensive suite of software, the BR-6505-12-0R delivers scale, reliability and performance at a lower cost. Furthermore, it has support for a wide range of fabrics, including 12G copper, 40G copper, up to 40G SFP+, up to 25G SPF+, up to 10G SFP+ mezzanine cards or modules, and custom designed modules. The Brocade BR-6505-12-0R offers advanced security services such as OpenFlow support for secure network segmentation and VLAN tagging as well as stateful packet inspection firewalls with Layer 3/4/7 policy enforcement. Its support for authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) and centralized monitoring through Secure Shell (SSH), Telnet and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) provide further protection against unauthorized access. Moreover, the system also provides a GUI-based management portal that allows administrators to configure and manage devices from a single interface. In addition to its secure mechanisms, the Brocade BR-6505-12-0R includes features that extend its functionality to meet specific requirements for a variety of protocols. These include IPv4/IPv6 routing with static route support, multicast routing support with PIM SM/SSM/DM protocols, 802.1Q Layer 2 tunneling protocol (L2TPv3) support, server load balancing (SLB) with layer 4 hash algorithm support, link aggregation protocol (LACP) support and Port Shielding technologies. Overall, the Brocade BR-6505-12-0R is the ideal solution for networks that require reliability in high traffic environments. With its robust hardware architecture and comprehensive suite of software solutions, this system is guaranteed to meet any organization’s data center needs with agile performance and scalability.

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