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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade XMR Series Routers
Product Type: Network Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $400.00
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Current price $400.00
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Product Description

The NI-XMR-MR Brocade features a Switch Fabric Capacity of 7.68 Tbps and a Data Forwarding Capacity of 3.2 Tbps, supporting high-speed data processing with a packet routing performance of up to ~4 billion pps. It is equipped with 2 GB SDRAM, dual PCMCIA slots, and 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports for comprehensive out-of-band management. With Switch Fabric Redundancy of 7+1, it ensures reliable operation, supporting up to 128 10-GbE ports, 1536 1-GbE ports, and a maximum power consumption of 10,781 W.

Key Feature for the NI-XMR-MR

  • What is the switch fabric capacity of the NetIron XMR Series system?
    The switch fabric capacity is 7.68 Tbps.
  • How many 10-GbE ports does it support?
    The system supports up to 128 10-GbE ports.
  • What are the key features of the management module?
    Key features include 2 GB SDRAM, dual PCMCIA slots, EIA/TIA-232 interface, and 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports for out-of-band management.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the NetIron XMR Series?
    Maximum power consumption is 10,781 watts.
  • How does the system ensure switch fabric redundancy?
    The system employs a 7+1 switch fabric redundancy configuration.
  • What is the data forwarding capacity of the device?
    The data forwarding capacity is 3.2 Tbps.
  • What is the maximum operating altitude for the NetIron XMR Series?
    The maximum operating altitude is 6,600 feet (2,012 meters).
  • How many maximum 1-GbE ports are available?
    There are up to 1536 1-GbE ports available.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges?
    Operating temperature is 0° C to 40° C (32° F to 104° F), with a relative humidity of 5% to 90% at 40° C (104° F), non-condensing.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the NetIron XMR Series?
    Dimensions are 17.45”w x 57.71”h x 24.1”d (44.32w x 146.58h x 61.21d cm), and the weight is 561 lb (255 kg).

Product Review

The Brocade NI-XMR-MR offers a high switch fabric capacity of 7.68 Tbps and a packet routing performance of up to 4 billion pps, showcasing its ability to handle large volumes of data efficiently, making it suitable for environments requiring high-speed data processing and transmission. However, its maximum power consumption of 10,781 W and a substantial thermal output of 36,797 BTU/hr may pose challenges for energy efficiency and cooling in data centers. Additionally, the system’s extensive support for a wide range of port densities, including up to 128 10-GbE ports and 1536 1-GbE ports, provides flexibility in network design and scalability.


The Brocade NI-XMR-MR is a high-performance NetIron XMR Series system management module designed to meet the demands of modern network infrastructures. With a focus on efficiency and scalability, this module delivers exceptional hardware specifications that cater to extensive networking requirements. At the heart of its design, the module is equipped with 2 GB SDRAM, ensuring smooth operation and swift data processing capabilities. The inclusion of dual PCMCIA slots enhances flexibility and storage expansion options, allowing for easy system upgrades and customization. Connectivity is a key feature of the NI-XMR-MR, offering an EIA/TIA-232 interface alongside multiple Ethernet ports, including 10/100/1000 configurations for comprehensive out-of-band management solutions. The hardware's performance is underscored by its impressive Switch Fabric Capacity of 7.68 Tbps and a Data Forwarding Capacity of 3.2 Tbps. This ensures that data flows efficiently through the network, minimizing bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Packet routing performance is another highlight, with the system capable of managing up to ~2 billion packets per second (pps) in full duplex mode, totaling approximately ~4 billion pps. Such capabilities make the module well-suited for high-demand environments that require rapid data processing and transmission.
  • Switch Fabric Redundancy 7+1
  • Maximum Power Consumption: 10,781 W
  • Maximum Thermal Output: 36,797 BTU/HR
In terms of scalability, the NI-XMR-MR excels with support for up to 128 10-GbE ports, 1536 1-GbE ports, 64 OC-192 (STM-64) ports, and 256 OC-48 (STM-16) ports. This extensive port capacity allows for significant network expansion and flexibility, accommodating a wide range of applications and traffic volumes. Physical dimensions and environmental tolerances are also key aspects of the module's design. Measuring 17.45 inches wide, 57.71 inches high, and 24.1 inches deep, and weighing 561 lb (255 kg), it fits into standard networking racks with a height of 33 rack units (RU). The module operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0° C to 40° C (32° F to 104° F) and can withstand relative humidity levels of 5% to 90% at 40° C (104° F), non-condensing. Its operational altitude reaches up to 6,600 ft (2,012 m), and it has a storage temperature tolerance from -25º C to 70º C (-13º F to 158° F), ensuring reliability across various environmental conditions. Power supply redundancy is implemented as M+N, providing additional reliability and uptime assurance for critical network operations. The maximum DC and AC power consumption is rated at 10,781 W for both configurations, with a maximum thermal output of 36,797 BTU/HR, indicating the module's power efficiency and cooling requirements. In conclusion, the Brocade NI-XMR-MR system management module stands out as a comprehensive solution for managing and enhancing network infrastructures. Its advanced hardware specifications, combined with scalability and reliability, make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their networking capabilities while ensuring high performance and efficiency.


Part NumberNI-XMR-MR
Product LineNetIron XMR Series Management Module
Memory2 GB SDRAM
Expansion SlotsTwo PCMCIA slots
Serial InterfaceEIA/TIA-232
Management Interface10/100/1000 Ethernet ports
Switching Capacity7.68 Terabits per second
Throughput3.2 Terabits per second
Routing SpeedUp to 2 billion packets per second (full duplex)
Total Packet Forwarding RateApproximately 4 billion packets per second
Switch Fabric Architecture7+1 Redundancy
Maximum 10GbE Interfaces128
Maximum 1GbE Interfaces1536
Maximum OC-192 Ports64
Maximum OC-48 Ports256
Unit Dimensions57.71 inches height (33 rack units)
Power RedundancyM+N configuration
DC Power Consumption10,781 Watts
AC Power Consumption10,781 Watts (100-240 VAC)
Heat Dissipation36,797 BTU/hr
Physical Size17.45w x 57.71h x 24.1d inches (44.32w x 146.58h x 61.21d cm)
Mass561 pounds (255 kilograms)
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Humidity Tolerance5% to 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Maximum Operating Elevation6,600 feet (2,012 meters)
Storage Temperature Range-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)

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