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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade FastIron WS Series
Product Type: Network switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $667.00
Original price
$0.00 - $667.00
Current price $667.00
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Product Description

The FWS624 Brocade switch delivers a switching performance of 12 Gbps and a forwarding performance of 9 Mpps, supporting a port density of 20 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 ports plus 4 combo 100/1000 Mbps SFP ports. It accommodates a diverse range of Gigabit Ethernet optics including SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, and CWDM, and is designed with an internal AC power supply of 65 W, with an optional external RPS (RPS2-EIF) supporting up to 150 W. This device can manage up to 16,000 MAC addresses, supports 4096 VLANs, and allows for 253 STP instances, making it suitable for complex network configurations and high-density deployments.

Key Feature for the FWS624

  • What is the switching performance of this device?
    The switching performance is 12 Gbps.
  • How many 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 ports are available?
    There are 20 ports plus 4-port Combo available.
  • What forwarding performance can users expect?
    Users can expect a forwarding performance of 9 Mpps.
  • Can you detail the 100/1000 Mbps SFP port density?
    The device features 4 Combo 100/1000 Mbps SFP port density.
  • What types of Gigabit Ethernet Optics are supported?
    Supported types include SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, and CWDM.
  • How much power does the internal AC power supply provide?
    The internal AC power supply provides 65 W.
  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported?
    The device supports up to 16,000 MAC addresses.
  • What external RPS option is available for this device?
    The available external RPS option is RPS2-EIF, which offers 150 W.
  • How many VLANs can this device support?
    This device can support up to 4096 VLANs.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The dimensions are 1.7” (H) x 17.32” (W) x 13.78” (D) or 4.34 cm (H) x 44 cm (W) x 35 cm (D) and it weighs 8.8 lbs (4 kg).

Product Review

The Brocade FWS624 offers a switching performance of 12 Gbps and a forwarding performance of 9 Mpps, coupled with a high port density that includes 20 10/100 Mbps ports plus 4 combo 100/1000 Mbps SFP ports, making it suitable for environments requiring versatile connectivity options. However, its limitation to 1000 hardware routes and a maximum of 16,000 MAC addresses may restrict its use in larger, more demanding network infrastructures. Additionally, the switch operates efficiently with a low noise level (<43 dBA) and modest power consumption (42W), which is beneficial for small to medium-sized business applications.


The Brocade FWS624 is a high-performance switch designed to meet the needs of modern network environments. It offers a combination of speed, density, and flexibility with various features tailored for efficient network management and operation. This switch boasts a switching performance of 12 Gbps and a forwarding performance of 9 Mpps, ensuring rapid data transmission and efficient handling of network traffic. The hardware is equipped with 20 10/100 Mbps ports plus 4-port Combo for 100/1000 Mbps SFP, allowing for a versatile mix of connections to accommodate different network requirements. The Gigabit Ethernet optics supported include SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, and CWDM, providing a wide range of options for network expansion and connectivity. - Internal AC power supply is rated at 65W, with an external RPS option (RPS2-EIF) available that supports up to 150W, ensuring reliable power backup. - The switch can store up to 16,000 MAC addresses, support up to 4096 VLANs, and handle up to 253 instances of Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), making it suitable for large and complex network environments. - It supports up to 1000 hardware routes, enhancing its capability to efficiently manage network traffic and routes. IGMP Snooping for versions 1, 2, and 3 is supported, allowing for efficient multicast traffic management. The device also allows for the creation of up to 12 trunk groups with 8 ports per trunk, optimizing bandwidth and network performance. Physically, the Brocade FWS624 measures 1.7 inches in height, 17.32 inches in width, and 13.78 inches in depth, with a weight of 8.8 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful solution for network racks. It operates quietly with a noise level of less than 43 dBA under ideal conditions, minimizing noise in the work environment. The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C, with a relative humidity tolerance of 5% to 95%, non-condensing, ensuring reliable operation in various environmental conditions. It also has a storage temperature range of -40° to 70°C and can be stored at altitudes up to 10,000 feet. With a maximum power consumption of 42W (144 BTU/hr), it is designed for efficiency, reducing operational costs over time. The inclusion of advanced features and the ability to support a wide array of Ethernet optics make the Brocade FWS624 a versatile choice for businesses looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Model Number FWS624
Manufacturer Brocade
Switch Capacity 12 Gbps
Packet Forwarding Rate 9 Mpps
10/100 Mbps Ethernet Ports (RJ-45) 20, plus 4-port Combo
1 Gbps SFP Ports 4 (Combo)
Supported Optical Transceivers SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, CWDM
Built-in Power Supply Unit 65 W
Compatible Remote Power Supply RPS2-EIF, 150 W
MAC Address Capacity 16,000
VLAN Support Up to 4096
Spanning Tree Protocols Instances 253
Static Routing Entries 1000
IGMP Snooping Versions Versions 1, 2, and 3
Max Ports per Link Aggregation Group 8
Link Aggregation Group Count 12
Physical Dimensions 1.7” x 17.32” x 13.78” (H x W x D) / 4.34 cm x 44 cm x 35 cm
Unit Weight 8.8 lbs / 4 kg
Ambient Noise Level <43 dBA
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
Operational Humidity Range 5% to 95%, non-condensing
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to 70°C
Power Consumption 42W (144 BTU/hr)
Maximum Storage Altitude 10000 ft

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