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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade ICX Series
Product Type: Network Switch
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Product Description

The ICX6610-48-PE offers a comprehensive suite of networking capabilities, featuring 48-port 1 GbE RJ45 and 8×1 GbE SFPP uplink ports, which are expandable to 10 GbE. It is equipped with 4×40 GbE stacking ports for high-speed stacking with an aggregated bandwidth of 1,230 Gbps, supporting up to 8 units per stack for scalable network configurations. The switch delivers a switching capacity of 576 Gbps and a forwarding capacity of 432 Mpps, ensuring efficient data processing and transmission over a maximum stacking distance of 150 m.

Key Feature for the ICX6610-48-PE

  • What is the 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?
    It has 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 is the maximum number of units that can be stacked together?
    Up to 8 units can be stacked together.
  • What are the dimensions of the switch?
    The dimensions are 429 mm (16.880 in.) W × 406.4 mm (16.00 in.) D × 44 mm (1.732 in.) H - 1U.
  • How many maximum MAC addresses does the switch support?
    The switch supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • What is the power supply specification of the switch?
    The switch has a 250 W power supply, with a second optional for redundancy/load sharing.
  • What is the maximum VLANs capacity?
    The switch can support up to 4,096 VLANs.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the switch?
    The operating temperature range is 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F).
  • What are the features of the switch's fan assembly?
    The fan assembly is hot-swappable for easy maintenance.

Product Review

The Brocade ICX6610-48-PE switch offers high performance with a switching capacity of 576 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 432 Mpps, catering to demanding network environments. However, its initial configuration with a single 250 W power supply and one power-supply-side intake might limit redundancy and airflow optimization for some deployments. On the upside, the switch supports up to 8 units per stack with an impressive aggregated stacking bandwidth of 1,230 Gbps, and long-distance stacking capability up to 150 m, enhancing scalability and flexibility in network design.


The Brocade ICX6610-48-PE is a high-performance switch designed to cater to the networking needs of modern data centers and enterprise networks. This device comes equipped with a comprehensive set of features that enable it to deliver superior speed, flexibility, and scalability. With its advanced hardware specifications, the ICX6610-48-PE is engineered to handle the most demanding network environments. At its core, the ICX6610-48-PE offers 48 1 GbE RJ45 ports and 8 dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ uplink ports, which can be upgraded to 10 GbE to accommodate higher data throughput requirements. This scalability ensures that networks can expand without the need for immediate hardware upgrades. Additionally, the switch is equipped with 4 40 GbE QSFP stacking ports that facilitate high-speed stacking, further enhancing the device's capacity to manage growing network demands. The switch boasts a 576 Gbps switching capacity and a 432 Mpps forwarding capacity, operating at wire speed to ensure efficient data transmission across the network. This performance is underpinned by an aggregated stacking bandwidth of 1,230 Gbps, allowing up to 8 units per stack. Such capabilities ensure that the ICX6610-48-PE can handle extensive data flows without bottleneck issues. For reliability and uninterrupted operation, the ICX6610-48-PE features a power supply with a 250 W output and an additional option for a redundant/load-sharing power supply, ensuring that the network remains operational even in the event of a power supply failure. The hot-swappable fan assembly and power supply-side intake contribute to the switch's high availability and ease of maintenance.
  • Maximum MAC addresses supported: 32,000
  • Maximum VLANs supported: 4,096
  • Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF): 408,144 hours
The ICX6610-48-PE is designed for durability and long-term use, with a weight of 6.78 kg and dimensions that make it suitable for compact data center spaces (429 mm W × 406.4 mm D × 44 mm H, 1U). It operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 55°C, ensuring reliability under varying environmental conditions. Long-distance stacking capabilities allow for a maximum distance of 150 m between two stacked switches, providing flexibility in network design and deployment across extended sites. The input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC and an input line frequency of 50 to 60 Hz make the ICX6610-48-PE adaptable to different power supplies worldwide. In summary, the Brocade ICX6610-48-PE is engineered to meet the needs of enterprises and data centers requiring high-speed, scalable, and reliable networking solutions. Its advanced hardware specifications and features ensure that it can support the growing demands of modern network environments, making it a valuable asset for any organization looking to enhance its networking infrastructure.


Part Number ICX6610-48-PE
Manufacturer Brocade
Port Configuration 48 ports of 1 Gbps Ethernet RJ45 and 8 ports of 1 Gbps SFP/SFP+ uplinks, expandable to 10 Gbps
Stacking Ports 4 ports at 40 Gbps QSFP
Airflow Direction Intake from power supply side
Cooling Mechanism Removable fan module
Power Supply 250 Watts
Switching Throughput 576 Gbps bidirectional
Forwarding Rate 432 Million packets per second
Stacking Throughput 1,230 Gbps total
Max Stack Units 8 devices
Stacking Distance Up to 150 meters
Base-T Ethernet Ports 48 ports supporting up to 1 Gbps
SFP/SFP+ Expansion Ports 8 dual-mode ports, with optional license for 10 Gbps
Power Redundancy Support for dual, hot-swappable power supplies with load sharing
Additional Power Capacity Optional expansion to 2×250 Watts
Weight 6.78 kg
Dimensions 429 mm width × 406.4 mm depth × 44 mm height (1U rack unit)
Mean Time Between Failures 408,144 hours at 25°C, CL: 60%
MAC Address Capacity 32,000 entries
VLAN Support Up to 4,096 VLANs
Input Voltage Range 100 to 240 VAC typical
Line Frequency 50 to 60 Hz
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature Range −25°C to 70°C

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