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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade MLX Series
Product Type: Network Router Module
Original price $0.00 - Original price $306.00
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$0.00 - $306.00
Current price $306.00
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Product Description

The BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M Brocade module features a 4-port 10 GbE/1 GbE combo and a 4-port 1 GbE (-M) IPsec module capable of supporting 512,000 IPv4 routes and 240,000 IPv6 routes in hardware. It is designed for 19-inch rack mount installation, adhering to ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards, with a maximum power consumption of 180W. The module operates within a temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F), can function up to an altitude of 6,600 ft (2,012 m), and accommodates a variety of environmental conditions with its specified humidity and temperature storage ranges.

Key Feature for the BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M

  • What is the operating temperature range of the 4-port 10 GbE/1 GbE combo?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F).
  • Does the 4-port 1 GbE (-M) IPsec module support IPv6 routing?
    Yes, it supports up to 240,000 IPv6 routes in hardware.
  • What rack standards does the device comply with for mounting?
    It supports racks compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119.
  • Can you specify the max power consumption of this network module?
    The maximum power consumption is 180W.
  • What are the communication settings for the device's serial port?
    Baud rate is 9600, with 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control.
  • What is the relative humidity operating range for the device?
    The operating relative humidity range is from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 90%, both at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing.
  • How does the device's storage temperature range compare to its operating temperature range?
    The storage temperature ranges from –25°C (–13°F) to 70°C (158°F), which is broader than the operating temperature range.
  • What is the maximum operating altitude for the 4-port 10 GbE/1 GbE combo device?
    The maximum operating altitude is 6,600 ft (2,012 m).
  • What are the specifications for storage humidity conditions?
    Storage humidity conditions are from 0% to 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing.
  • What baud rate is used for serial communications with this device?
    The device uses a baud rate of 9600 for serial communications.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M module offers a versatile networking solution with its 4-port 10GbE/1GbE combo and dedicated IPsec hardware support, capable of managing 512,000 IPv4 and 240,000 IPv6 routes, catering to both current and future network demands. However, its maximum power consumption of 180W might be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, the module's operating temperature range and humidity levels are suitable for standard data center environments, but its performance in extreme conditions has not been specified, potentially limiting its use in harsher environments.


The Brocade BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M module is engineered to provide high-speed, secure connectivity for network infrastructures. It offers a versatile solution for enhancing network performance and security with its 4-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)/1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) combo capabilities. This module is specifically designed to meet the demands of modern data centers, providing a seamless integration for both 10 GbE and 1 GbE networks. Equipped with a 4-port 1 GbE (-M) IPsec module, it supports up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and 240,000 IPv6 routes directly in hardware, ensuring efficient route processing and enhanced security measures for data transmission. This capability allows for the secure handling of large volumes of traffic, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking to safeguard their communications without compromising on network performance. Designed for compatibility with 19-inch rack mount supporting racks, the module adheres to standards set by ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119, ensuring it can be seamlessly integrated into existing network infrastructures. The hardware specifications include a maximum power consumption of 180W, indicating its energy efficiency in operations. For connectivity, the module operates with a baud rate of 9600, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control, providing reliable and straightforward communication settings for network administrators. The operating temperature ranges from 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F), with storage temperatures from –25°C (–13°F) to 70°C (158°F), ensuring the module's durability and reliability across various environmental conditions. Furthermore, it is designed to operate within a relative humidity range of 5% to 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing, and can be stored in conditions with up to 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing. The module's operating altitude extends from 0ft (0m) to 6,600 ft (2,012 m), with a storage altitude capability of up to 15,000 ft (4,500 m), providing flexibility for deployment in various geographical locations without affecting its performance or longevity. Key features include:
  • 4-port 10 GbE/1 GbE combo for flexible connectivity options.
  • Support for up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and 240,000 IPv6 routes in hardware for efficient routing.
  • Compatibility with 19-inch rack mount supporting ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards.
In summary, the Brocade BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M module offers a high-performance, secure networking solution that is designed to meet the complex requirements of modern data centers and network infrastructures. With its advanced routing capabilities, energy-efficient design, and compatibility with standard rack mounts, it is an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network security and performance.


Specification Description
Model Brocade BR-MLX-10GX4-IPSEC-M
Ports 4-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet/1 Gigabit Ethernet combo
Type 4-port 1 Gigabit Ethernet (-M) IPsec module, supporting up to 512,000 IPv4 paths and 240,000 IPv6 paths directly in hardware
Compatibility with Rack Standards Designed for 19-inch racks, compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119
Maximum Power Use 180 Watts
Serial Interface Rate 9600 Baud
Number of Data Bits 8
Parity None
Stop Bits 1
Flow Control Protocol None
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C (104°F)
Minimum Storage Temperature –25°C (–13°F)
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C (158°F)
Minimum Operating Humidity 5% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Maximum Operating Humidity 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Minimum Storage Humidity 0%, non-condensing
Maximum Storage Humidity 95%, non-condensing
Minimum Operating Altitude 0ft (0m)
Maximum Operating Altitude 6,600 ft (2,012 m)
Minimum Storage Altitude 0ft (0m)
Maximum Storage Altitude 15,000 ft (4,500 m)

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