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Product Line: Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The SI-1216-4-PREM Brocade is a 1U fixed-configuration ServerIron featuring 16-port 10/100/1000 Base-T (RJ45) and dual 10 GbE XFP ports, designed for rack mount with dimensions 44.3 cm x 45.8 cm x 4.3 cm and a weight of 17 kg. It is powered by a dual-core management processor with 1 GB memory per core and four application processors with 2 GB memory per core, supported by an AC power supply and redundant power supply units, ensuring reliable operation. This device achieves a connection rate of 375,000 connections per second, with application throughput of 9 Gbit/s, and offers advanced security features including SYN/DDoS protection at 15,000,000 packets per second, making it suitable for high-demand network environments.

Key Feature for the SI-1216-4-PREM

  • What is the form factor of the ServerIron device?
    The ServerIron device is rack mountable with a 1U form factor.
  • How many power supply units does the 1U fixed-configuration ServerIron include?
    It includes 2 Power Supply Units (RPS9).
  • Can the ServerIron device's power supply operate on different voltages?
    Yes, the power supply supports AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz).
  • What is the maximum RAM capacity of the device mentioned?
    The maximum RAM capacity is 8 GB.
  • How does the device handle SSL connections and transactions?
    It can handle 6,500 SSL connections per second and 29,000 SSL transactions per second.
  • What are the dimensions of the ServerIron 1U fixed-configuration device?
    The dimensions are 44.3 cm in width, 45.8 cm in depth, and 4.3 cm in height.
  • What type of processors does the device employ?
    It uses a dual-core management processor with 1 GB memory per core and four application processors with 2 GB memory per core.
  • How many Ethernet ports are available on this device?
    There are 16-port 10/100/1000 Base-T (RJ45) and dual 10 GbE XFP ports available.
  • What is the device's throughput for DNS queries in both stateful and stateless modes?
    In stateful mode, it processes 550,000 queries per second and in stateless mode, it processes 2,250,000 queries per second.
  • What is the SYN / DDoS protection capability of the ServerIron hardware?
    It can protect against SYN / DDoS attacks with a capability of 15,000,000 packets per second.

Product Review

The Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM offers a solid balance between performance and scalability, with its 16-port configuration supporting up to 10/100/1000 Base-T speeds and dual 10 GbE XFP ports enhancing its connectivity options. Despite its impressive throughput capabilities, including 9 Gbit/s application throughput and robust DNS and SSL throughputs, the unit is limited by a single AC power supply and a single fan tray, potentially affecting its reliability in high-demand environments. Its rack-mountable 1U form factor, combined with a dual-core management processor and 8 GB of RAM, makes it a suitable choice for dense network configurations, though the lack of an additional power supply unit may necessitate careful planning for redundancy in critical setups.


The Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM is designed for high-performance networking with a 1U fixed-configuration that includes a 16-port 10/100/1000 Base-T (RJ45) and dual 10 GbE XFP ports, catering to diverse connectivity needs. Key to its powerful performance are its dual-core management processor with 1 GB of memory per core and four application processors, each equipped with 2 GB of memory, providing ample processing capacity to handle demanding network tasks. With an 8 GB maximum RAM capacity, this device is engineered to support high-volume traffic, facilitating up to 375,000 connections per second and managing 2,500,000 transactions per second in transaction environments. This high capacity makes it an ideal solution for environments requiring robust application throughput, with capabilities reaching up to 9 Gbit/s. Additionally, the Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM excels in DNS processing, offering stateful throughput of 550,000 queries per second and stateless throughput of 2,250,000 queries per second, ensuring swift DNS resolutions. SSL throughput is another area where this device stands out, with the capability to handle 6,500 connections per second and 29,000 transactions per second, providing secure and efficient encrypted connections. Moreover, it offers exceptional SYN/DDoS protection, capable of processing 15,000,000 packets per second, safeguarding the network against a wide range of attacks. The Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM is equipped with one AC power supply and includes a redundant power supply system, ensuring uninterrupted operation with its dual Power Supply Units (RPS9) and a 1x Fan tray (19065-100A) for cooling. Its design is rack-mountable, fitting into a 1U space, with dimensions of 44.3 cm in width, 45.8 cm in depth, and 4.3 cm in height, and it weighs 17 kg.
  • Data Link Protocol support includes Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet, enabling versatile network connectivity.
  • It operates on an AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz) power supply, accommodating a wide range of power sources.
  • The form factor is rack mountable - 1U, making it suitable for streamlined integration into existing server environments.
In summary, the Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM is engineered to meet the demands of high-capacity network environments, offering extensive connectivity options, superior processing power, and robust security features. Its comprehensive throughput capabilities and redundant power supply system make it a reliable choice for critical network infrastructure, ensuring continuous operation and performance stability.


Product ID Brocade SI-1216-4-PREM
Manufacturer Brocade
Configuration 1U ServerIron, 16x 10/100/1000 Base-T (RJ45) ports, 2x 10GbE XFP ports
CPU Dual-core management processor, 1GB per core
Processing Units Four application processors, 2GB per core
Power Supply Single AC supply
Cooling System One fan tray (19065-100A)
Additional Components Two Power Supply Units (RPS9)
Installation Type Rack-mountable, 1U form factor
Memory Capacity 8GB maximum
Port Count 16
Supported Protocols Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Connection Capability 375,000 connections/second
Transaction Capacity 2.5 million transactions/second
Throughput for Applications 9Gbps
Stateful DNS Throughput 550,000 queries/second
Stateless DNS Throughput 2.25 million queries/second
SSL Connection Throughput 6,500 connections/second
SSL Transaction Throughput 29,000 transactions/second
SYN/DDoS Defense 15 million packets/second
Electrical Input AC 120/230V (50/60Hz)
Size 44.3cm x 45.8cm x 4.3cm
Mass 17kg
Backup Power Supply Included

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