Brocade FastIron Workgroup Switch 624G-POE - switch - 20 ports - managed -

Mfg.Part: FWS624G-POE | CDW Part: 1609900 | UNSPSC: 43222612
  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 20 x 10/100/1000 + 4 x combo Gigabit SFP
  • desktop
  • PoE
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This item was discontinued on February 17, 2015

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  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 20 x 10/100/1000 + 4 x combo Gigabit SFP
  • desktop
  • PoE
The Brocade FastIron WS series switches are entry-level enterprise campus switches that provide cost-effective connectivity, PoE for VoIP, and a rich feature set for optimizing the network all the way to the edge.

The Brocade FastIron Workgroup Switch (WS) series is a complete line of one rack unit (1RU) enterprise-class Layer 2/ Layer 3 switches. The FastIron WS series extends the Brocade broad edge-to-core networking portfolio with a value line of intelligent edge switches designed for small and medium businesses (SMB), branch offices, and distributed enterprises with changing business needs, without compromising performance and reliability. The FastIron WS switches are available in 24- and 48-port 10/100 or 10/100/1000 Mbps models, with or without IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE), for enterprise edge networking, security, and unified communication (UC) needs.

Featuring standards-based PoE, the FastIron WS delivers the scalability, quality of service assurance, resilience, and VoIP-readiness needed to implement a high-value converged solution at the network edge. Combining Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, PoE, and intelligent fault detection with a feature rich, secure, highly reliability solution, the FastIron WS series offers maximum productivity and investment protection. This cost-effective, high-performance compact solution enables the deployment of applications such as IP telephony, wireless access, WebTV, video surveillance, building management systems, triple play - voice, video and data, and remote video kiosks.

The FastIron WS series can also be deployed in metro area networks connecting branch offices with 1GbE uplinks. In this environment, important features include Brocade Metro Ring Protocol for building resilient ring-based topologies, VLAN stacking, and multicast capabilities such as IGMP v1/v2/v3 and MLD v1/v2 snooping for controlling multicast traffic in high- bandwidth content distribution applications.

The FastIron WS series supports hardware-based embedded sFlow for real-time traffic visibility and analysis, network protection, and manageability to the end-users' PCs. sFlow enabled at the edge takes full advantage of the intelligent edge switch capabilities providing dynamic control by correlating data collected from sFlow and applying ACL, Rate limiting, and QoS at the edge, not at the core. This analysis mitigates security threats at the edge.