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Product Line: Brocade BR-VDX6720-40-R
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $531.00
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Current price $531.00
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Product Description

The BR-VDX6720-40-R Brocade features 40x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ network ports and supports up to 4096 VLANs, designed for high-density networking environments. It includes 2x 500W AC power supplies and 3x fan modules with back-to-front airflow, ensuring optimal cooling and reliability. With a switching capacity of 1200 Gbps and a MAC address table size of 32,000, this switch is engineered to handle extensive data traffic efficiently.

Key Feature for the BR-VDX6720-40-R

  • What is the maximum number of VLANs supported by the 40P SFP+AC switch?
    The maximum number of VLANs supported is 4096.
  • How many network ports does the 40P SFP+AC have, and what type are they?
    It has 40x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ network ports.
  • What type of airflow does the 40P SFP+AC utilize?
    It utilizes port side exhaust airflow.
  • Are SFP modules included with the 40P SFP+AC?
    No, SFP modules are not included.
  • What are the included fan and power supply configurations for the 40P SFP+AC?
    It includes 3x fan modules and 2x 500W AC power supplies.
  • What is the switching capacity of the 40P SFP+AC?
    The switching capacity is 1200 Gbps.
  • What is the MAC Address Table Size of the 40P SFP+AC?
    The MAC Address Table Size is 32,000.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges for the 40P SFP+AC?
    Operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C with a humidity range of 10% to 85% non-condensing.
  • What is the maximum jumbo frame size supported by the 40P SFP+AC?
    The maximum jumbo frame size supported is 9208 bytes.
  • What are the vibration specifications for the 40P SFP+AC during operation?
    The vibration specifications are 0.5 g sine, 0.4 grms random, over a frequency of 5 to 500 Hz.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-VDX6720-40-R offers a high switching capacity of 1200 Gbps and supports up to 4096 VLANs, catering well to environments demanding high performance and extensive network segmentation. However, the device does not include SFP modules, necessitating additional purchases for deployment. Its design incorporates port side exhaust airflow and supports a temperature operating range from 0°C to 40°C, ensuring reliable operation in standard data center environments.


The Brocade BR-VDX6720-40-R is a high-performance network switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers, offering a combination of speed, scalability, and efficiency. This model is equipped with 40x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ network ports, enabling high-speed connectivity and efficient data transfer across the network. The switch also supports a maximum of 4096 VLANs, allowing for flexible network segmentation and improved security. Key hardware specifications include: - Management Ports: The switch features a RJ-45 Serial Console and a RJ-45 Gigabit Management port for efficient network management, alongside a USB port for additional connectivity options. - Fan Modules: It comes with 3 fan modules included, ensuring optimal cooling and reliability with a port side exhaust airflow design. - Power Supplies: The inclusion of 2x 500W AC power supplies guarantees a continuous power supply, enhancing the system's overall uptime and resilience. The BR-VDX6720-40-R boasts a robust switching capacity of 1200 Gbps, facilitating the rapid handling of data packets and reducing transfer times significantly. With a MAC Address Table Size of 32,000, it can efficiently manage a large number of networked devices without performance degradation. The switch's design is optimized for a 2-RU rack mount, making it a space-efficient choice for any server room or data center. Operational efficiency is further exemplified by its support for a maximum jumbo frame size of 9208 bytes, enabling the transmission of large data packets and reducing the overhead associated with smaller packet sizes. This feature is particularly beneficial in environments where large data transfers are common, such as video streaming and high-performance computing. Environmental parameters are also a key consideration in the design of the BR-VDX6720-40-R. It operates effectively in temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C and can withstand non-operating and storage temperatures from −25°C to 70°C. Humidity levels are maintained between 10% to 85% non-condensing during operation, ensuring the switch remains functional even in varying environmental conditions. Moreover, the switch is designed to operate at altitudes of up to 3000 meters, making it suitable for deployment in a wide range of geographical locations. Vibration resistance is another critical feature, with the BR-VDX6720-40-R designed to operate reliably under conditions of 0.5 g sine, 0.4 grms random vibration over a frequency range of 5 to 500 Hz. This ensures the switch's performance remains stable in environments subject to physical disturbances, such as near heavy machinery or in vehicles. In summary, the Brocade BR-VDX6720-40-R is a versatile and efficient network switch that offers high-speed connectivity, extensive VLAN support, and reliable performance under a range of environmental conditions. Its design and features make it an ideal choice for data centers and enterprise networks seeking to enhance their operational capabilities and network efficiency.


Part Number and ManufacturerBrocade BR-VDX6720-40-R
Port Configuration40 Port SFP+ with AC power
VLAN CapacitySupports up to 4096 VLANs
Cooling MethodExhaust airflow from port side
Ethernet Ports40 x 10GbE SFP+ ports
Control Interfaces1 x RJ-45 for Serial Console, 1 x RJ-45 for Gigabit Ethernet Management, 1 x USB port
SFP+ ModulesNot provided
Cooling FansThree fan modules included
Airflow PatternBack to Front direction
Power Supply UnitsTwo 500W AC units included
Switch Fabric Capacity1.2 Tbps
MAC Address CapacityUp to 32,000 entries
Mounting Options2-RU rack mounts included
Minimum Operating Temperature0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature40°C
Temperature Range (Non-operating)−25°C to 70°C
Minimum Humidity (Operating)10%
Maximum Humidity (Operating)85%
Humidity Range (Non-operating)10% to 90%
Maximum Operating AltitudeUp to 3,000m
Altitude (Non-operating)Up to 12,000m
Largest Frame Size9208 bytes for Jumbo Frames
Vibration Tolerance (Operating)0.5 g sine, 0.4 grms random over 5 to 500 Hz

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