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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade FC1648
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $308.00
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$0.00 - $308.00
Current price $308.00
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Product Description

The Brocade FC16-48 is a high-performance, 48-port Fibre Channel switch that provides high-speed, low-latency connectivity for mission-critical applications in large-scale storage area network (SAN) environments. The switch is designed for enterprise-class performance and scalability, offering up to 64 Gbps of aggregate throughput and 32 Gbps of per-port bandwidth. With advanced features such as Virtual Fabrics, Quality of Service (QoS), and Flow Vision, the FC16-48 delivers superior reliability, availability, and serviceability.

Key Feature for the FC1648

1. 48 ports, supporting 2, 4, 8, 10, 16, and 32 Gbps Fibre Channel speeds
2. Up to 64 Gbps aggregate throughput and 32 Gbps per-port bandwidth
3. Advanced performance and diagnostic monitoring capabilities
4. Support for Virtual Fabrics, enabling logical partitioning of physical ports
5. Quality of Service (QoS) and Flow Vision features for advanced traffic management
6. Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans for high availability

Product Review

The Brocade FC1648 is a Fibre Channel switch that offers high-performance, scalability, and availability for mission-critical storage applications. It supports up to 48 4 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel ports in a compact 1U form factor and provides advanced features like zoning, data security, and fabric management capabilities. Its ease of use and reliability make it a popular choice for data centers and storage networks.


The Brocade FC1648 is a high-performance Fibre Channel switch that is designed to meet the demands of large enterprises and data centers. It features 48 ports that support 16 Gbps speeds, providing a total bandwidth of up to 768 Gbps. The switch has a non-blocking architecture that ensures all ports can operate at full speed simultaneously, ensuring high throughput and low latency. In addition to its high port density and speed, the FC1648 offers a range of advanced features that enhance its functionality and reliability. These include Fabric Vision technology, which provides real-time monitoring and analysis of the switch's performance and helps to identify and troubleshoot issues quickly. The switch also supports hot-swappable components, including power supplies, fans, and optics, which enables users to replace faulty components without disrupting network operations. The FC1648 is also easy to manage and configure, with a web-based GUI and a command-line interface that provide comprehensive control over the switch's configuration and performance. It supports industry-standard protocols such as SNMP and SSH, making it easy to integrate into existing network management systems. Overall, the Brocade FC1648 is an excellent choice for large enterprises and data centers that require high-speed, high-density Fibre Channel connectivity with advanced features and reliable performance.

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