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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade DCX Backbone Family
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $732.00
Original price
$0.00 - $732.00
Current price $732.00
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Product Description

The Brocade DCX-4S is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch designed for large-scale storage area networks (SANs). It offers advanced features such as high port density, low latency, and non-disruptive firmware upgrades. The switch also supports virtualization and encryption to enhance the security and flexibility of the SAN.

Key Feature for the DCX-4S

1. Port count: Up to 384 Fibre Channel ports
2. Fibre Channel speeds: Up to 16 Gbps
3. Latency: Less than 700 nanoseconds
4. Virtualization: Brocade Access Gateway and N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
5. Encryption: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and Secure Hash Algorithm-1 (SHA-1)
6. Management: Brocade Network Advisor

Product Review

The Brocade DCX-4S is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch designed for enterprise-level storage area networks (SANs). It features up to 192 Fibre Channel ports and offers a maximum throughput of 16 Gbps per port. Its unique features include support for 8 Gbps and 16 Gbps Fibre Channel connections, advanced diagnostics and monitoring capabilities, and a modular design that allows for easy scalability and flexibility. With its high performance and advanced features, the DCX-4S is a reliable and robust solution for enterprise-level SAN deployments.


The Brocade DCX-4S is a high-performance, enterprise-class Fibre Channel (FC) switch designed to deliver maximum scalability, performance, and reliability. It features a range of advanced hardware specifications that make it a reliable and powerful networking solution. The switch features a high-speed backplane that supports up to 384 16 Gbps FC ports, making it an ideal solution for large-scale data centers and storage networks. It also includes support for advanced features such as port virtualization and N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), which enable multiple servers to share a single physical FC port. The DCX-4S features an advanced Fabric Operating System (FOS) that provides a range of management and monitoring tools for simplifying network administration. It also includes support for Brocade's Advanced Performance Monitoring (APM) technology, which enables administrators to monitor and diagnose network performance issues in real-time. The switch is designed to provide high availability and redundancy, with features such as hot-swappable power supplies and fan modules, as well as support for Brocade's Inter-Chassis Link (ICL) technology, which enables multiple DCX-4S switches to be connected together to form a high-availability cluster. In terms of security, the DCX-4S includes support for advanced features such as FC-SP authentication and encryption, providing end-to-end security for FC traffic. Overall, the Brocade DCX-4S is a powerful and reliable FC switch that offers advanced hardware specifications and a range of features designed to meet the needs of large-scale data centers and storage networks. Its high-speed backplane, advanced management and monitoring tools, and high-availability features make it an ideal solution for businesses that require fast, efficient, and secure storage networking.

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