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Product Line: Brocade ICX 6430 Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $187.00
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Product Description

The ICX6430-48 is a Brocade switch offering 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports and four 1 GbE SFP uplink/stacking ports, designed for efficient network connectivity and expansion capabilities. It supports a switching capacity of 104 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 77 Mpps, accommodating a high volume of data traffic for optimal performance. With features such as up to 8000 MAC addresses, 4096 VLANs, and a stacking bandwidth of 4 Gbps, this switch is engineered for scalable and reliable network infrastructure development.

Key Feature for the ICX6430-48

  • What is the switching capacity of the 48-port 1 GbE switch?
    The switching capacity is 104 Gbps.
  • How many RJ-45 ports are available on the Brocade ICX 6430?
    There are 48 RJ-45 ports.
  • Can the switch support redundant power supplies?
    Yes, an external redundant power supply is optional and supports up to 525 W.
  • What is the maximum number of VLANs that can be configured?
    The maximum number of VLANs is 4096.
  • What type of software does the switch use?
    It uses Layer 2 base software.
  • What are the dimensions of the Brocade ICX 6430 switch?
    The dimensions are 1.7 in. (H) × 17.44 in. (W) × 14.57 in. (D).
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the switch?
    The maximum operating temperature is 45°C.
  • How many stacking ports are available, and what is their speed?
    There are 4×1 GbE SFP uplink/stacking ports, with a stacking bandwidth of 4 Gbps.
  • What is the forwarding capacity of the 48-port 1 GbE switch?
    The forwarding capacity is 77 Mpps.
  • How many units can be stacked together in a stack configuration?
    Up to 4 units can be stacked together.

Product Review

The Brocade ICX6430-48 switch offers 48 1 GbE RJ-45 ports and 4 1 GbE SFP uplink/stacking ports, supporting a switching capacity of 104 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 77 Mpps, suitable for high-density environments. With support for up to 4096 VLANs and a maximum of 8000 MAC addresses, it provides flexibility for network segmentation and security. However, its stacking bandwidth is limited to 4 Gbps and it can stack only up to 4 units, which may restrict performance and scalability in larger network deployments.


The Brocade ICX6430-48 is a 48-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch designed to meet the demands of modern network environments. It features 48 RJ-45 ports for 10/100/1000 Mbps connectivity, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Additionally, it includes four 1 GbE Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) uplink/stacking ports, enhancing its connectivity options and providing flexibility in network design. This switch is engineered to support a stacking bandwidth of 4 Gbps (full duplex), allowing up to four units to be stacked together. This capability facilitates network expansion and simplifies management. The internal AC power supply is rated at 65W, with an optional external power supply available for redundant power and Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications, rated at 525 W. The Brocade ICX6430-48 comes equipped with Layer 2 base software, offering a foundational suite of networking features. It boasts a switching capacity of 104 Gbps (full duplex) and a forwarding capacity of 77 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring efficient data processing and transfer across the network. The switch supports up to 8000 MAC addresses, allowing for a significant number of connected devices, and it can accommodate up to 4096 VLANs, providing the flexibility needed to segment and secure network traffic. Additional specifications include: - Maximum of 32 Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) instances - Trunking capability, with up to 8 ports per trunk and a maximum of 32 trunk groups - Four priority queues for managing traffic - Support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing performance for large data transfers The physical dimensions of the Brocade ICX6430-48 are 1.7 inches in height, 17.44 inches in width, and 14.57 inches in depth (4.34 cm x 44.3 cm x 37 cm), and it weighs 11.09 lb (5.03 kg). This compact size and weight make it suitable for a variety of installation environments. The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 45°C, with a storage temperature range of −40°C to 70°C. The switch can be stored at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (3000 meters), offering flexibility in deployment locations. Key hardware specifications include: -
  • 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports
  • 4 1 GbE SFP uplink/stacking ports
  • Internal AC power supply rating of 65W with an optional 525 W external power supply
In summary, the Brocade ICX6430-48 is designed to cater to the needs of modern networks, providing a high level of performance, flexibility, and scalability. Its comprehensive set of features and specifications make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to build or expand their networking infrastructure.


Part Number Brocade ICX6430-48
Manufacturer Brocade
Type 48-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Uplink/Stacking Ports 4 × Gigabit Ethernet SFP
Base-T Ethernet Ports 48 × RJ-45
Speed 10/100/1000 Mbps
Stacking Speed 4 Gbps (Bidirectional)
Max Stack Units 4
Internal Power Supply 65 W
Optional Power Supply 525 W (for redundancy and PoE)
Included Software Layer 2 Base Software Package
Switch Capacity 104 Gbps
Forwarding Rate 77 Mpps
MAC Address Table Size 8,000 Entries
VLAN Support Up to 4096 VLANs
Spanning Tree Instances 32
Link Aggregation Up to 8 Ports per Group, 32 Groups
Quality of Service Queues 4 Priority Queues
Maximum Frame Size 9216 Bytes (Jumbo Frames)
Dimensions (H × W × D) 1.7 × 17.44 × 14.57 inches / 4.34 × 44.3 × 37 cm
Weight 11.09 lbs / 5.03 kg
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 45°C
Storage Temperature Range −40°C to 70°C / −40°F to 158°F
Max Storage Altitude 10,000 ft / 3000 m

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