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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade MLXe
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $5,678.00
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$0.00 - $5,678.00
Current price $5,678.00
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Product Description

The BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC is equipped with one MR2 (X) management module, two high-speed switch fabric modules, and one 1,800 W AC power supply, supporting a switch fabric capacity of 1.92 Tbps and a data forwarding capacity of 800 Gbps. It offers diverse connectivity options including up to 4 maximum 100 GbE ports, 32 maximum 10 GbE ports, and extensive legacy support with up to 8 maximum OC-192 (STM-64) ports and 32 maximum OC-48 (STM-16) ports. Designed for efficiency and scalability, the unit measures 17.20 in. W × 8.71 in. H × 23.0 in. D, operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, and offers a power supply redundancy option with M+N configuration.

Key Feature for the BRMLXE4MR2XAC

  • What is the switch fabric capacity of the MR2 (X) management module?
    The switch fabric capacity is 1.92 Tbps.
  • How many maximum 100 GbE ports are supported?
    The device supports a maximum of 4 100 GbE ports.
  • What is the data forwarding capacity of the MR2 (X)?
    The data forwarding capacity is 800 Gbps.
  • Can you specify the maximum number of 10 GbE ports available?
    There are up to 32 maximum 10 GbE ports available.
  • How many exhaust fan assembly kits come with the MR2 (X)?
    The device comes with four exhaust fan assembly kits.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the MR2 (X)?
    Maximum AC power consumption is 1730 watts (100-240 VAC).
  • What type of airflow does the MR2 (X) support?
    It supports side to back airflow.
  • How many maximum 1 GbE ports does the MR2 (X) have?
    The device supports up to 192 maximum 1 GbE ports.
  • What are the operating temperature limits of the MR2 (X)?
    The operating temperature ranges from Min: 0°C to Max: 40°C.
  • What is the height of the MR2 (X) in rack units?
    The height is 8.71 inches, equivalent to 5 rack units (RU).

Product Review

The Brocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC offers a substantial switch fabric capacity of 1.92 Tbps and a commendable data forwarding capacity of 800 Gbps, making it suitable for high-demand network environments. However, its limitation to a maximum of 4 100 GbE ports may restrict scalability in networks requiring extensive high-speed connectivity options. Additionally, the device's significant power consumption of up to 1730W and a high thermal output of 5905 BTU/hr necessitate a well-planned cooling strategy in data center deployments.


The Brocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC is a high-performance networking chassis designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and large network environments. This device integrates multiple advanced features and specifications, ensuring efficient data handling, routing, and switching capabilities. At the heart of the BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC are two high-speed switch fabric modules, which, combined with one MR2 (X) management module, provide the backbone for its operations. This setup enables a switch fabric capacity of 1.92 Terabits per second (Tbps) and a data forwarding capacity of 800 Gigabits per second (Gbps), ensuring high-speed data transmission and processing across the network. The device's packet routing performance is notable as well, with the ability to handle 600 million packets per second (pps), facilitating efficient data flow and minimizing latency. The chassis supports a wide range of network port configurations, accommodating various network sizes and requirements. It offers: - Up to 4 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports - Up to 32 10 GbE ports - Up to 192 1 GbE ports - Up to 8 OC-192 (STM-64) ports - Up to 32 OC-48 (STM-16) ports This flexibility allows for significant scalability and adaptability in network design, ensuring that the system can grow and adjust as demand increases or technology evolves. The Brocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC is designed with efficiency and reliability in mind. It includes one 1,800 W AC power supply, and the system supports M+N power supply redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted operation even in the event of a power supply failure. The chassis also features four exhaust fan assembly kits, promoting optimal cooling and airflow from side to back, which is crucial for maintaining performance and extending the lifespan of the hardware. With dimensions of 17.20 inches in width, 8.71 inches in height (equivalent to 5 rack units), and 23.0 inches in depth, the chassis is compact yet capable of housing a powerful set of internal components. It weighs 117 pounds (53 kg), indicating a solid and durable construction suitable for rigorous data center environments. Operational efficiency is further demonstrated by its power consumption and thermal output, with a maximum AC power consumption of 1730 Watts (W) across a voltage range of 100-240 VAC, and a maximum thermal output of 5905 British Thermal Units per hour (BTU/HR). These figures highlight the device's ability to deliver high performance while managing energy use and heat generation effectively. The Brocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, accommodating various data center environments without compromising on performance. However, it is important to note that the power cord is not included, necessitating an additional purchase for installation. In summary, the Brocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC stands out as a versatile and high-capacity networking chassis, engineered to support complex, high-speed network architectures. Its extensive port selection, high data throughput, and reliable design make it an excellent choice for organizations looking to build or expand their network infrastructure.


Model NumberBrocade BR-MLXE-4-MR2-X-AC
Management ModuleOne MR2 (X) module
Switch Fabric ModulesTwo
Power SupplyOne AC unit, 1,800 watts
Fan AssembliesFour, exhaust type
Interface SlotsFour
Switching Capacity1.92 Terabits per second
Data Processing Rate800 Gigabits per second
Packet Forwarding Rate600 million packets per second
100 GbE Ports MaxFour
10 GbE Ports MaxThirty-two
1 GbE Ports MaxOne hundred ninety-two
OC-192 Ports MaxEight
OC-48 Ports MaxThirty-two
Unit Height8.71 inches/5 rack units
Redundancy ConfigurationM+N
Cooling MethodSide-to-back airflow
Power Draw Maximum1730 watts (100-240 VAC)
Heat Dissipation5905 BTU/hr
Dimensions17.20 in. wide × 8.71 in. high × 23.0 in. deep (43.69 cm × 22.12 cm × 58.42 cm)
Device Weight117 pounds (53 kg)
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C
Power CableExcluded

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