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Product Line: Brocade BR-8000 Series
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $252.00
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$0.00 - $252.00
Current price $252.00
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Product Description

The Brocade BR-8000 Series is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers. With its innovative design, the BR-8000 provides superior scalability, performance, and reliability for mission-critical applications. The switch is ideal for large-scale virtualization, cloud, and storage environments, providing high-speed connectivity for multiple hosts and storage devices.

Key Feature for the BR-8000-0008

1. 64 Gbps Fibre Channel performance per port.
2. Up to 128 Fibre Channel ports in a single switch.
3. Advanced diagnostic and monitoring features for enhanced reliability and uptime.
4. Support for N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) and Virtual Fabrics for flexible connectivity.
5. Energy-efficient design with support for port-level power management.
6. Advanced security features, including Secure Fabric OS and Secure Remote Password (SRP) protocol.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-8000-0008 is a high-performance network switch designed for use in large data center environments. It provides 8 ports of 16 Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity for storage area networks (SANs) and includes advanced features such as Virtual Fabric for improved network performance and scalability. This switch also includes built-in redundancy features such as hot-swappable components and non-disruptive software upgrades, ensuring high availability and uninterrupted network operations. Its unique feature is its compatibility with Brocade's Fabric OS, providing advanced storage networking features and seamless integration with other Brocade devices.


The Brocade BR-8000-0008 is a high-performance 8-port Fibre Channel (FC) switch module that is designed for use with the Brocade SilkWorm 48000 Director. It is designed to provide reliable and scalable connectivity for high-performance storage area networks (SANs). The switch module features eight 4 Gbps Fibre Channel ports, providing a total aggregate bandwidth of 32 Gbps. This allows for high-speed data transfer rates and low latency, making it ideal for demanding storage applications such as data backup, recovery, and replication. The BR-8000-0008 also includes advanced features such as ISL Trunking and Adaptive Networking, which optimize network performance and provide load balancing capabilities. It also includes Brocade's Fabric Watch technology, which monitors and proactively manages the health and performance of the SAN, ensuring high levels of availability and reliability. The switch module is designed for easy installation and integration with the Brocade SilkWorm 48000 Director. It is hot-swappable and can be added or removed from the director without disrupting network operation. The switch module is also managed using Brocade's Fabric OS, which provides a user-friendly interface for network administrators to manage and monitor their SAN. Overall, the Brocade BR-8000-0008 is a reliable and high-performance Fibre Channel switch module that is designed for use in demanding storage environments. Its advanced features and easy integration with the Brocade SilkWorm 48000 Director make it a versatile and powerful solution for organizations looking to build a high-performance SAN.

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