BR-DCX4S-0001: Brocade DCX-4S Backbone

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Brocade Part Number BR-DCX-0001
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Brocade Product Number: BR-DCX4S-0001

Product Description: Features dual power supply modules, redundant control processors, and dual 8Gbps core switching blades.
Brocade DCX Backbones bring 8 Gbps switching that combines excellent performance, scalability, and energy efficiency.
The DCX family supports open systems and System z.
Brocade DCX Backbones are best for addressing growth and app demands of enterprise data centers; enabling consolidation of servers, SANs, and data centers and help reduce infrastructure and admin costs.

Comparison of BR-DCX-0001 and BR-DCX4S-0001
Brocade DCX Brocade DCX-4S
Up to 512 ports Up to 256 ports
4.6 Tbps chassis bandwidth 2.3 Tbps chassis bandwidth
4.1 Tbps Fibre Channel/FICON ports 2.0 Tbps Fibre Channel/FICON ports
512 Gbps ICL bandwidth 256 Gbps ICL bandwidth
256 Gbps bandwidth per slot 256 Gbps bandwidth per slot
14U, rack-mountable chassis 14U, rack-mountable chassis (and 1U exhaust)
Width: 43.74 cm (17.22 in.) Width: 43.74 cm (17.22 in.)
Height: 61.24 cm (24.11 in., 14U) Height: 35.00 cm (13.78 in., 8U) plus 4.37 cm
  exhaust shelf (1.72 in., 1U)
Depth (without door): 61.19 cm (24.09 in.) Depth without door: 61.19 cm (24.09 in.)
Depth (with door): 73.20 cm (28.82 in.) Depth with door: 73.20 cm (28.82 in.)

Port Speeds: 1, 2, 4, 8, 10Gb/sec

Expandable with:
16, 32 and 48 port 8Gb/sec Fibre Channel blades; 6 port 10Gb/sec Fibre Channel blade; routing blade - 16 port Fibre Channel and 2 port GbE (Gigabit Ethernet)

Compatible 8GB Blades:
- BR-DCX-2101 Brocade 16-port 8GB SFPs SAN Blade
- BR-DCX-2102 Brocade 32-port 8GB SFPs SAN Blade
- BR-DCX-2148 Brocade 48-port 8GB SFPs SAN Blade
- BR-48000-0153 (Fibre Channel 10-6 6 port 10Gb/sec Fibre Channel Blade, no XFP)
Hitachi -
- HD-DCX-2164 Port blade, FC8-64, 64P, 64 8G SWL mSFP, BR
- HD-48000-0150 (FR4-18i FCR and FCIP blade, 0 SFPs)
- HD-DCX-0101
- HD-DCX-0102
- HD-DCX-0148

Compatible Transceivers:
- XBR-000147 Brocade 8GB SW SFP Transceiver
- 4Gb/sec and 8Gb/sec SWL SFPs
- 4Gb/sec 4km, 10km, 30km LWL SFPs
- 8Gb/sec 10km LWL SFPs
- 4Gb/sec 30km ELWL SFPs
- Fibre Channel 10-6 blade: 10Gb/sec SWL, LWL, 40km and 80km ELWL XFPs

The BR-DCX4S-0001 reached End Of Life per Brocade in May, 2014 and they recommend the BR-DCX8514-0001 as an alternative solution.
However, theBR-DCX4S-0001, blades, SFPs, power supplies and other parts are available and Maximum Midrange can help with those.
Contact us to find out how easy it can be.

Confidence: You can purchase this Brocade hardware with confidence - we offer a 90 day warranty on all IT Hardware we sell. If you need a longer warranty, we can tailor a program to fit your needs or offer hot spares to eliminate any wait time.
Trust: With clients such as Boeing, NASA, Northrop Grumman, and hospitals and universities throughout the United States, Canada and the world we have a history of client satisfaction and return customers. Give us a call for references 855-932-6627.

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