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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade MLX Series
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $600.00
Original price
$0.00 - $600.00
Current price $600.00
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Product Description

The BR-MLX-MR2-M Brocade is equipped with 4 GB SDRAM and offers storage solutions through 2 GB internal compact flash and an external compact flash slot. It features a range of connectivity options including 10/100/1,000 Ethernet ports for out-of-band management and is designed for 19-inch rack mount installations, adhering to ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards. This model supports up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and 256,000 IPv6 routes, ensuring comprehensive network management and resilience through management module redundancy 1:1, switch fabric redundancy N+1, and power supply redundancy 1+1.

Key Feature for the BR-MLX-MR2-M

  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C.
  • How many Ethernet ports does the device feature?
    It includes 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 port for network connectivity.
  • Can the internal compact flash be expanded?
    Yes, the device has slots for both an internal and an external compact flash, allowing for expansion.
  • What type of rack mount does the device support?
    The device supports a 19-inch rack mount compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards.
  • What is the maximum storage altitude for the device?
    The maximum storage altitude is 15,000 ft (4,500 m).
  • Does the device offer power supply redundancy?
    Yes, it offers 1+1 power supply redundancy for increased reliability.
  • What is the relative humidity range for operating conditions?
    The relative humidity for operating conditions ranges from 5% to 90%, non-condensing.
  • How many IPv4 and IPv6 routes can the device support?
    It can support up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and up to 256,000 IPv6 routes.
  • What are the management port specifications?
    The device includes 1x Console DB-9 Management port for out-of-band management.
  • What type of redundancy does the management module support?
    The management module supports 1:1 redundancy for enhanced system reliability.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-M offers a solid foundation for networks requiring high route capacity, with support for up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and 256,000 IPv6 routes. The redundancy features, including 1:1 management module, N+1 switch fabric, and 1+1 power supply, ensure high availability and reliability for critical network operations. However, with only a single Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 network port, the device may present a bottleneck for environments demanding higher throughput or multiple connectivity options.


The Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-M is a comprehensive networking solution designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and complex network environments. This device integrates advanced features and specifications to support a wide range of applications, from high-speed data transfer to reliable network management and operation. At the core of the BR-MLX-MR2-M's capabilities is its memory and storage configuration, which includes 4 GB of SDRAM and 2 GB of internal compact flash memory. Additionally, it offers flexibility in storage expansion through an external compact flash slot, allowing for enhanced storage capacity tailored to specific network needs. Connectivity is a critical aspect of the BR-MLX-MR2-M, featuring a range of ports and slots engineered for optimal network management and configuration. It includes: - 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 network port for high-speed data transmission - 1x Internal compact flash slot and 1x External compact flash slot for memory expansion - 1x Console DB-9 management port, supporting EIA/TIA-232 standards for local console management For out-of-band management, the device is equipped with 10/100/1,000 Ethernet ports, facilitating remote management and configuration without impacting network traffic. Designed for durability and reliability, the BR-MLX-MR2-M can be mounted in 19-inch racks that comply with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards, ensuring compatibility with standard data center configurations. Its operational efficiency is further supported by a temperature operating range from 0°C to 40°C, accommodating various data center environments without compromising performance. The device's environmental specifications are built to withstand challenging conditions, including a storage temperature range from –25°C to 70°C and relative humidity levels from 5% to 90% non-condensing. These specifications ensure the device's resilience in varying storage conditions, with a maximum storage humidity of 95% non-condensing and an operating altitude up to 6,600 ft, extending to a storage altitude of 15,000 ft maximum. In terms of network management capabilities, the BR-MLX-MR2-M boasts support for up to 512,000 IPv4 routes and up to 256,000 IPv6 routes, enabling efficient handling of large-scale network infrastructures. Its architecture is designed for redundancy and high availability, featuring management module redundancy at a 1:1 ratio, switch fabric redundancy at an N+1 ratio, and power supply redundancy at a 1+1 ratio, ensuring uninterrupted service and network reliability. In conclusion, the Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-M stands out as a versatile and reliable networking component, engineered to support the complexities of modern network environments. Its combination of high-capacity memory and storage, flexible connectivity options, and robust environmental and operational specifications make it a suitable choice for organizations seeking a high-performance networking solution.


Item Number Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-M
Manufacturer Brocade
Memory 4 GB SDRAM
Built-in Flash Storage 2 GB
Flash Storage Options Internal and External Compact Flash Slots
Serial Interface EIA/TIA-232
Management Interface Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 for network management
Mounting Compatibility 19-inch racks, ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119 compliant
Lowest Storage Temperature -25°C
Highest Storage Temperature 70°C
Minimum Humidity for Operation 5%, non-condensing
Maximum Humidity for Operation 90%, non-condensing
Maximum Storage Humidity 95%, non-condensing
Operational Altitude Limit 2,012 meters
Storage Altitude Limit 4,500 meters
Network Connectivity 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 port
Flash Memory Slots 1x Internal, 1x External Compact Flash
Console Port 1x DB-9 Management
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
IPv4 Route Support Up to 512,000 routes
IPv6 Route Support Up to 256,000 routes
Management Module Redundancy 1:1
Switch Fabric Redundancy N+1
Power Supply Redundancy 1+1

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