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Product Line: Brocade MLX Series
Product Type: Routers
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Product Description

The NI-XMR-4-AC BROCADE features a switch fabric capacity of 960 Gbps and a data forwarding capacity of 400 Gbps, ensuring high-speed data transmission. It supports up to 16 10-GbE ports, 80 1-GbE ports, 8 OC-192 (STM-64) ports, and 32 OC-48 (STM-16) ports, offering versatile connectivity options. With dimensions of 17.45”w x 6.96”h x 22.5”d and a weight of 78 lbs, this device operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, supporting a maximum AC power consumption of 1,384 W.

FAQs for the NI-XMR-4-AC

  • What is the switch fabric capacity of the device?
    The switch fabric capacity is 960 Gbps.
  • How many 10-GbE ports does it support?
    It supports up to 16 10-GbE ports.
  • Can you detail the power supply redundancy type?
    The power supply redundancy type is M+N.
  • What are the dimensions of the device in inches and centimeters?
    The dimensions are 17.45”w x 6.96”h x 22.5”d (44.32w x 17.68h x 57.15d cm).
  • What is the maximum DC power consumption?
    The maximum DC power consumption is 1,384 Watts.
  • How many maximum 1-GbE ports are available?
    There are up to 80 1-GbE ports.
  • What is the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C.
  • What is the device's total packet routing performance in full duplex mode?
    In full duplex mode, the total packet routing performance is 480 million pps.
  • What are the maximum thermal output specifications?
    The maximum thermal output is 4,724 BTU/HR.
  • How does the device manage air flow?
    Air flow is managed from side to side.

Product Review

The BROCADE NI-XMR-4-AC offers a switch fabric capacity of 960 Gbps and a data forwarding capacity of 400 Gbps, providing adequate throughput for high-demand network environments. However, its power consumption is significant at 1,384W, which could impact operational costs for larger installations. Additionally, the device supports a maximum of 16 10-GbE ports and 80 1-GbE ports, offering flexibility in connectivity options but may require additional units in environments with extensive 10-GbE needs.


The BROCADE NI-XMR-4-AC is a networking hardware device designed to cater to the demands of high-capacity network environments. It is engineered to provide exceptional performance and reliability for enterprise-level networks and data centers. The device features four interface slots, supporting a versatile range of network interfaces and services. With a switch fabric capacity of 960 Gbps and a data forwarding capacity of 400 Gbps, the BROCADE NI-XMR-4-AC ensures efficient handling of network traffic, minimizing bottlenecks and improving overall network performance. It boasts a packet routing performance of 240 million packets per second (pps) in full duplex mode, which doubles to 480 million pps in total, showcasing its capability to manage large volumes of data with ease. Key to its design is the implementation of 2+1 switch fabric redundancy, enhancing network reliability and uptime by providing a backup in the event of a hardware failure. This feature is critical for maintaining continuous network services in mission-critical environments. The hardware supports a diverse range of port configurations, including: - Up to 16 10-GbE ports for high-speed network connections. - Up to 80 1-GbE ports, allowing for extensive network scalability. - Up to 8 OC-192 (STM-64) ports and 32 OC-48 (STM-16) ports for connectivity with optical networks. The device is housed in a 4RU (rack unit) chassis, measuring 6.96 inches in height, and is designed for side-to-side air flow to optimize cooling efficiency. It has both AC and DC power supply options, with a maximum power consumption of 1,384 watts, translating to a maximum thermal output of 4,724 BTU/hr. Dimensionally, the BROCADE NI-XMR-4-AC measures 17.45 inches in width, 6.96 inches in height, and 22.5 inches in depth, with a weight of 78 lbs (35 kg). It is engineered to operate within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and can function at up to 6,600 feet (2,012 meters) above sea level. The device is built to withstand a relative humidity of 5% to 90%, at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing, ensuring reliable performance across various environmental conditions. For storage, it can tolerate temperatures ranging from -25º C to 70º C (-13º F to 158° F) and up to 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing. In summary, the BROCADE NI-XMR-4-AC is a powerful and versatile networking device, designed to meet the requirements of high-capacity networks. Its robust performance, combined with significant redundancy features and environmental resilience, make it a suitable choice for enterprises and data centers looking for reliable, high-performance networking solutions.


Available Interface Slots4
Switching Capacity960 Gigabits per second (Gbps)
Data Throughput Rate400 Gbps
Packets Per Second - Bidirectional480 million
Packets Per Second - Unidirectional240 million
Fabric Redundancy Configuration2 active + 1 standby
Maximum Ports for 10Gb Ethernet16
Maximum Ports for 1Gb Ethernet80
Maximum Ports for OC-192/STM-648
Maximum Ports for OC-48/STM-1632
Unit Dimensions (Height)6.96 inches / 4 Rack Units
Power Redundancy SchemeModular N+M
Cooling Airflow DirectionFrom side to side
Peak DC Power Usage1,384 Watts
Peak AC Power Usage1,384 Watts
Heat Dissipation4,724 BTU/hr
Physical Size (WxHxD)17.45 x 6.96 x 22.5 inches / 44.32 x 17.68 x 57.15 cm
Unit Weight78 pounds / 35 kilograms
Minimum Operating Temperature0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature40°C
Operational Humidity Range5% to 90%, non-condensing at 40°C (104°F)
Maximum Operating Elevation6,600 feet (2,012 meters)
Storage Temperature Range-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Maximum Storage Humidity95%, non-condensing

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