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Product Line: Brocade NI-CER series
Product Type: Ethernet switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $522.00
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Product Description

The NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC is equipped with 24×1 GbE Hybrid Fiber (HF) SFP ports and four combination 10/100/1000 RJ45 ports, with an optional 2×10 GbE slot for enhanced uplink capabilities. It features a 500 W AC power supply, supporting a forwarding performance of 48 Gbps, which can be increased to 88 Gbps with the addition of the 2×10 GbE module. This device also offers advanced features like 64 MB of buffering, scalable to 128 MB, and maintains a maximum thermal output of 546 BTU/hour, ensuring efficient operation in environments with up to 90% relative humidity and at altitudes up to 10,000 ft during operation.

Key Feature for the NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC

  • What is the port configuration of this device?
    The device features 24×1 GbE Hybrid Fiber (HF) SFP ports, four combination 10/100/1000 RJ45 ports, and one optional slot for 2×10 GbE XFP uplinks.
  • Does the device support 10 G uplinks?
    Yes, it includes an optional slot for 2×10 GbE XFP uplinks.
  • How does the forwarding performance change with the 2×10 GbE module installed?
    Without the module, the forwarding performance is 48 Gbps, which increases to 88 Gbps with the 2×10 GbE module installed.
  • What are the packet forwarding rates for this device?
    The device processes 36 million packets per second (Mpps) and can reach up to 65 Mpps with the 2×10 GbE module installed.
  • Can you describe the buffering capacity?
    It has a buffering capacity of 64 MB, which expands to 128 MB with the addition of 2×10 GbE uplinks.
  • Are there options for the power supply?
    The device comes with an internal AC or DC power supply, supporting 1+1 redundancy for enhanced reliability.
  • What type of cooling system does it use?
    It employs an M+N fan redundancy system, ensuring efficient cooling with front to back airflow.
  • What are the maximum power consumption and thermal output?
    The maximum power consumption is 160 Watts for both AC and DC inputs, with a thermal output of up to 546 BTU/hour.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the device?
    The device measures 17.4 inches in width, 1.7 inches in height, and 17.6 inches in depth.
  • What environmental conditions is the device designed to operate in?
    It operates in temperatures from 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F), with a non-operating range from –25°C to 70°C (–13°F to 158°F). The relative humidity range for operating conditions is 5% to 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing, and up to 95% for non-operating conditions. It's designed to operate up to 10,000 ft in altitude and 15,000 ft when not in operation.

Product Review

The Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC offers a high port density with 24 1GbE SFP ports and an optional 2x10GbE slot, catering to diverse networking needs. However, it is limited by a single 500W AC power supply, which could be a bottleneck for redundancy in critical environments. Additionally, its forwarding performance scales significantly with the 2x10GbE module, from 48 Gbps to 88 Gbps, and packet forwarding performance from 36 Mpps to 65 Mpps, demonstrating scalability for growing network demands.


The Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC is a networking device designed to cater to the needs of modern data centers and enterprise networks. It features a versatile array of connectivity options, including 24×1 GbE Hybrid Fiber (HF) SFP ports for high-speed data transfer and connectivity. Additionally, the device offers four combination 10/100/1000 RJ45 ports, enhancing its flexibility for various network architectures. One of the key highlights of this device is its optional 2×10 GbE slot, which allows for expansion and scaling up of the network bandwidth as per the growing demands. This makes the Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC an ideal choice for organizations looking to future-proof their network infrastructure. The forwarding performance of the device stands at 48 Gbps, which can be further increased to 88 Gbps with the installation of the 2×10 GbE module. This ensures swift and efficient data processing and transfer across the network. In terms of packet forwarding performance, the device is capable of handling 36 Mpps, which can be expanded to 65 Mpps with the 2×10 GbE module, ensuring high-speed data packet processing. Buffering capacity is another critical aspect of this device, with a base memory of 64 MB that can be expanded to 128 MB with the 2×10 GbE uplinks. This feature ensures smooth data flow and handling during high-traffic periods, minimizing packet loss and enhancing overall network performance. In terms of power supply, the Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC comes equipped with a 500 W AC power supply, ensuring reliable and continuous operation. The device also offers options for power supply redundancy with a 1+1 configuration and fan redundancy with an M+N configuration, guaranteeing uptime and reliability.
  • Front to back airflow design ensures efficient cooling and reliable performance under various operating conditions.
  • The device consumes a maximum of 160 Watts of power, either AC or DC, maintaining energy efficiency.
  • Dimensions of the device are 17.4 in. W × 1.7 in. H × 17.6 in. D, making it compact and suitable for standard rack-mount installations.
Operating within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and capable of withstanding non-operating temperatures from –25°C to 70°C, the Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC is built for resilience. Humidity levels are maintained at 5% to 90% at 40°C for operating conditions and up to 95% for non-operating conditions, ensuring the device's durability in various environmental settings. The device is designed to operate efficiently up to an altitude of 10,000 ft, with a non-operating maximum altitude of 15,000 ft, ensuring it's suited for deployment in various geographical locations. In conclusion, the Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC is a highly capable and versatile networking device that offers a range of features designed to meet the demands of modern network infrastructures. Its combination of high port density, expandability, performance, and reliability makes it an ideal choice for enterprises and data centers looking to build or upgrade their network capabilities.


Item Number / Manufacturer Brocade NI-CER-2024F-ADVPREM-AC
Port Configuration 24 ports 1 GbE Hybrid Fiber SFP and 4 combo RJ45 ports, 1 expansion slot for 2x10 GbE
Port Count 24 SFP ports for 100/1000 Hybrid Fiber, with an expandable module for 2x10 GbE XFP uplinks
10 GbE Uplink Capability Available (expansion slot for 2x10 GbE XFP uplinks)
Combo Interfaces Available (4 RJ45 ports supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps)
Throughput 48 Gbps base, 88 Gbps with 2x10 GbE module
Packet Forwarding Rate 36 Mpps base, 65 Mpps with 2x10 GbE module
Memory Buffer 64 MB standard, 128 MB with 2x10 GbE uplinks
Power Supply Options Internal AC or DC available
Power Redundancy 1+1 configuration
Cooling Redundancy M+N scheme
Cooling Airflow Direction Front to back
Maximum Power Consumption AC (W) 160
Maximum Power Consumption DC (W) 160
Heat Dissipation (BTU/h) 546
Physical Dimensions 17.4 in. W × 1.7 in. H × 17.6 in. D (44.3 cm × 4.4 cm × 44.8 cm)
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature Range –25°C to 70°C (–13°F to 158°F)
Operating Humidity 5% to 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Non-operating Humidity Up to 95%, non-condensing
Altitude for Operation Up to 10,000 ft (3048 m)
Altitude for Storage Up to 15,000 ft (4500 m)

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