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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade ICX6610 series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $503.00
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$0.00 - $503.00
Current price $503.00
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Product Description

The ICX6610-48-I Brocade switch offers a comprehensive networking solution with 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports and 8 dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ uplink ports, alongside 4 40 Gbps QSFP stacking ports for efficient network integration and expansion. It provides a high switching capacity of 576 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 432 Mpps, ensuring optimal performance in data rate and full duplex operations. Designed for scalability, it supports up to 8 units per stack with an aggregated stacking bandwidth of 1,230 Gbps, and is equipped with hot-swappable components and dual 250 W power supplies for uninterrupted service and maintenance.

Key Feature for the ICX6610-48-I

  • What is the maximum switching capacity of the 48-port 1 GbE RJ45 switch?
    The switching capacity is 576 Gbps (data rate, full duplex).
  • How many 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports does the switch have?
    There are 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports.
  • Can the 8×1 GbE SFPP uplink ports be upgraded?
    Yes, the 8×1 GbE SFPP uplink ports can be upgraded to 10 GbE.
  • What are the power supply options for the switch?
    The switch comes with a 250 W power supply, and an optional second power supply for redundancy/load sharing.
  • What is the maximum forwarding capacity of the switch?
    The forwarding capacity is 432 Mpps (million packets per second) at wire speed.
  • How many units can be stacked together in this switch model?
    Up to 8 units can be stacked together.
  • What is the maximum distance allowed for long-distance stacking?
    The maximum distance for long-distance stacking between two switches is 150 meters.
  • How many SFP/SFP+ ports does the switch have, and are they upgradable?
    The switch has 8 dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ ports, with an optional upgrade license for 10 GbE.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch dimensions are 429 mm W × 406.4 mm D × 44 mm H, and it weighs 6.78 kg.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for the switch?
    The MTBF is 408,144 hours at 25°C, CL: 60%.

Product Review

The Brocade ICX6610-48-I switch offers a high switching capacity of 576 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 432 Mpps, ensuring efficient handling of data across its 48 1 GbE RJ45 ports and additional uplink and stacking ports. However, its reliance on an optional upgrade license for 10 GbE SFP+ functionality may limit initial deployment flexibility. The device supports up to 8 units per stack with an impressive 1,230 Gbps aggregated stacking bandwidth, but its single power supply, albeit upgradable to dual for redundancy, could be a potential single point of failure in critical network setups.


The Brocade ICX6610-48-I is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of today's complex networking environments. This device offers a comprehensive set of features that cater to a wide range of applications, from small businesses to large enterprise networks. With its advanced hardware specifications, the ICX6610-48-I ensures efficient data handling and connectivity across multiple devices. At the core of its design, the switch features 48 ports of 1 GbE RJ45, providing ample connectivity for a multitude of devices. In addition, it houses 8×1 GbE SFPP uplink ports that can be upgraded to 10 GbE, offering flexibility and scalability for network expansions. The inclusion of 4×40 GbE stacking ports underscores the device's capability to facilitate high-speed data transfer and interconnectivity between switches in a stack. Key specifications include: - A single power-supply-side intake and a hot-swappable fan assembly ensure continuous operation and easy maintenance. - The switch is powered by a 250 W power supply, with an option for a redundant configuration to enhance reliability. - With a switching capacity of 576 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 432 Mpps, the ICX6610-48-I operates at wire speed, ensuring efficient data processing and transmission. The aggregated stacking bandwidth of 1,230 Gbps, combined with the capacity to stack up to 8 units, enables the creation of a resilient and scalable network architecture. This stacking capability is further complemented by the ability to maintain connectivity over distances up to 150 meters between two stacked switches, allowing for flexible deployment across different locations. The device supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses and 4,096 VLANs, providing the necessary infrastructure for complex network segmentation and security requirements. It also features dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ ports, with the 10 GbE SFP+ being an optional upgrade, thus accommodating a wide range of network configurations and bandwidth needs. From a physical perspective, the ICX6610-48-I is designed to fit in a 1U rack space, with dimensions of 429 mm in width, 406.4 mm in depth, and 44 mm in height. It weighs 6.78 kg, making it relatively easy to handle during installation and maintenance. The switch operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 55°C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from −25°C to 70°C, ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions. The device's mean time between failures (MTBF) is rated at 408,144 hours at 25°C, indicating a high level of reliability and longevity. It supports a typical input voltage of 100 to 240 VAC and an input line frequency of 50 to 60 Hz, accommodating standard power supplies and ensuring operational stability. In summary, the Brocade ICX6610-48-I is a versatile and high-capacity switch that delivers comprehensive networking capabilities. Its advanced features and flexible configuration options make it an ideal choice for businesses looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a reliable, scalable, and efficient solution.


Part Number and Manufacturer Brocade ICX6610-48-I
Port Configuration 48 ports of 1 GbE RJ45 and 8 ports of 1 GbE SFPP for uplinks, with an option to upgrade to 10 GbE
Stacking Ports 4 ports at 40 GbE QSFP for stacking
Cooling Hot-swappable fan module with intake at the power supply side
Power Supply One unit, 250 W capacity
Switching Capacity 576 Gbps, full duplex
Forwarding Rate 432 Mpps, full duplex, achieving wire speed
Stacking Bandwidth Total of 1,230 Gbps
Maximum Stack Size 8 units
Stacking Distance Limit Up to 150 meters between two switches
Gigabit Ethernet Ports 48 RJ-45 ports supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps
Uplink Ports 8 dual-mode SFP/SFP+ ports capable of 1/10 GbE, with 10 GbE requiring an optional license
Power Redundancy Supports redundant and load-sharing configurations; power supplies are hot-swappable. Optional second power supply for maximum output of 500 W.
Weight 6.78 kg or 14.95 lb
Dimensions Width: 429 mm, Depth: 406.4 mm, Height: 44 mm (1U)
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 408,144 hours at 25°C, with 60% confidence level
MAC Address Capacity Up to 32,000 entries
VLAN Support Can accommodate up to 4,096 VLANs
Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, typical input voltage
AC Frequency 50 to 60 Hz input line frequency
Operational Temperature Range From 0°C to 55°C or 32°F to 131°F
Storage Temperature Range From -25°C to 70°C or -13°F to 158°F

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