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Product Line: Brocade
Product Type: Router
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Product Description

The BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC Brocade features 24 SFP ports supporting 100/1000Mbps Ethernet, along with 4 combination RJ45/SFP Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 fixed 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports for high-capacity networking. It delivers a forwarding performance of 192 Gbps and a packet forwarding rate of 101 Mpps, backed by a 128 MB buffer, ensuring efficient data processing and transmission. Equipped with a 500W AC power supply, the unit supports both AC and DC inputs, offers 1+1 power supply redundancy, and M+N fan redundancy, guaranteeing continuous operation and reliability in various environmental conditions.

Key Feature for the BRCER2024F4XRTAC

  • What is the port density of the networking hardware?
    The hardware features 24 100/1000 Hybrid Fiber SFP ports and 4×10 GbE ports.
  • How does the power supply redundancy work for this device?
    It operates on a 1+1 redundancy model, ensuring continuous operation even if one power supply fails.
  • What are the forwarding and packet forwarding performances?
    Forwarding performance is 192 Gbps, and packet forwarding performance is 101 Mpps.
  • Can you detail the power consumption and thermal output?
    Maximum AC power consumption is 315 Watts, DC power consumption is 239 Watts, and the maximum thermal output is 1076 BTU/hour.
  • What type of airflow system does the hardware utilize?
    The system uses a front to back airflow scheme.
  • What are the dimensions and rack mount specifications?
    Dimensions are 17.4 in. W × 1.7 in. H × 17.6 in. D, supporting 19-inch racks compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119, GR-63-CORE Seismic Zone 4.
  • What are the environmental operating conditions?
    Operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C, with a relative humidity of 5% to 90% at 40°C, non-condensing.
  • How is fan redundancy achieved in this device?
    Fan redundancy is implemented through an M+N scheme, enhancing system reliability.
  • What power supply options are available?
    The device supports both internal AC and DC power supply options.
  • What are the altitude specifications for operation and storage?
    Operating altitude is up to 10,000 ft, and storage altitude reaches up to 15,000 ft maximum.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC offers a versatile mix of 24 SFP and 4 combination RJ45/SFP Gigabit Ethernet ports, complemented by 4 fixed 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports, catering to diverse networking requirements. However, its power consumption peaks at 315W for AC, which may be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Notably, the switch supports both AC and DC power supplies with 1+1 redundancy and M+N fan redundancy, ensuring high availability and reliability for critical network operations.


The Brocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC is a highly efficient networking switch designed to cater to the demands of modern data centers and enterprise networks. This device boasts a comprehensive set of features, including 24 SFP ports capable of 100/1000 Mbps Ethernet connectivity, providing flexibility for various network demands. Additionally, it offers 4 combination RJ45/SFP Gigabit Ethernet ports alongside 4 fixed ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+, ensuring high-speed data transfer rates and efficient network performance. Key hardware specifications include: - Port Density: The device is equipped with 24 100/1000 Hybrid Fiber SFP ports and an additional 4×10 GbE ports, supporting diverse networking requirements. - Forwarding Performance: With a forwarding performance of 192 Gbps and a packet forwarding rate of 101 Mpps, the switch ensures swift data processing and transmission across the network. - Buffering: The switch comes with a 128 MB buffer, optimizing the handling of data during peak loads and enhancing overall network efficiency. The Brocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC is powered by a 500W AC power supply (RPS9) and offers options for both internal AC or DC power supplies. It supports power supply redundancy (1+1) and fan redundancy (M+N), ensuring uninterrupted operation and reliability. The device's airflow is designed from front to back, accommodating various data center layouts while maintaining optimal cooling. This switch is designed to minimize operational costs with its maximum AC power consumption of 315 Watts and DC power consumption of 239 Watts. It has a maximum thermal output of 1076 BTU/hour, demonstrating efficiency in energy use and heat dissipation. The dimensions of the Brocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC make it suitable for standard 19-inch rack mounts, adhering to compliance standards such as ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119, and GR-63-CORE Seismic Zone 4. This ensures compatibility with a wide range of rack systems and facilitates easy integration into existing network infrastructures. Environmental parameters are critical for maintaining the longevity and reliability of network hardware. The operating temperature range of this switch is 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F), with a storage temperature range of –25°C to 70°C (–13°F to 158°F). It operates efficiently within a relative humidity range of 5% to 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing, and has a storage humidity tolerance of up to 95%, non-condensing. Furthermore, the device can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3048 m) and be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft (4500 m), ensuring its adaptability to various physical environments. The Brocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC represents a blend of performance, flexibility, and reliability for networking environments demanding high-speed data transmission and robust connectivity options. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with efficient power consumption and environmental resilience, makes it an ideal choice for businesses looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Part Number and ManufacturerBrocade BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC
Ethernet SFP Ports24 ports supporting 100/1000 Mbps
Combo Ports4 Gigabit Ethernet ports, RJ45/SFP
10GbE SFP+ Ports4 dedicated ports
Power Unit500W, AC (RPS9)
Port Configuration24 hybrid fiber SFP ports and 4 10GbE ports
Throughput192 Gbps
Packet Throughput Rate101 Mpps
Memory Buffer128 MB
Power Input OptionsAC or DC internal
Power Redundancy1+1 configuration
Cooling RedundancyM+N configuration
Cooling DirectionFront to back airflow
AC Power Max Consumption315 Watts (100 to 240 V AC)
DC Power Max Consumption239 Watts
Heat Dissipation1076 BTU/hour
Physical Dimensions17.4 in. W × 1.7 in. H × 17.6 in. D (44.3 cm × 4.4 cm × 44.8 cm)
Mounting Compatibility19-inch racks; ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119, GR-63-CORE Seismic Zone 4 compliant
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature Range–25°C to 70°C (–13°F to 158°F)
Operating Humidity5% to 90%, non-condensing at 40°C (104°F)
Storage HumidityUp to 95%, non-condensing
Usage AltitudeUp to 10,000 ft (3048 m)
Non-operational AltitudeUp to 15,000 ft (4500 m)

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