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Brocade NetIron MLX-8 - router - rack-mountable

Mfg. Part: NI-MLX-8-AC-HSF | CDW Part: 2074551 | UNSPSC: 43222609
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  • Router
  • rack-mountable
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Router
  • rack-mountable
Today's network planners require solutions that provide the right mix of functionality and high performance while reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). In addition, a solid, future-proof network design must be able to handle the rapid pace of technology change. The increasing role of the converged network makes high availability and Quality of Service (QoS) crucial to the success of many of today's deployments.

The Brocade NetIron MLX Series of switching routers is designed to meet all these requirements and more. Built with a state-of-the-art, fifth-generation, network processor-based architecture and Terabitscale switch fabrics, the NetIron MLX Series provides a rich set of high-performance IPv4, IPv6, MPLS, and Multi-VRF capabilities as well as advanced Layer 2 switching capabilities. As a result, these routers address the diverse needs of environments ranging from data centers, large enterprises, government networks, education/research, High-Performance Computing (HPC), metro networks, and ISPs.

Designed to enable reliable converged infrastructures and support mission-critical applications, the NetIron MLX Series features an advanced redundant switch fabric architecture for very high availability. The architecture ensures that the system continues to operate at peak performance even in the case of a switch fabric card failure. In the highly unlikely case of additional fabric failures, the advanced architecture allows the system to continue operating in a graceful degradation mode where the system tunes its performance to the remaining fabric capacity. The advanced fabric architecture is complemented by comprehensive hardware redundancy for the management modules, power supplies, and cooling system. In addition, the Brocade Multi-Service IronWare operating system, powering the NetIron MLX Series, offers hitless management failover with OSPF and IP multicast non-stop routing, BGP graceful restart capabilities, as well as hitless (in-service) software upgrades to further enhance both system availability and overall network availability.

Each router has the lowest power consumption and heat dissipation among its class. The leading density of each router and its small form factor yield significant space savings. These unique aspects help enable substantial savings on power, cooling, and rack space costs, thereby reducing overall Operating Expenditures (OpEx).

Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Slot Provided
Total Qty: 8

Total Qty: 3

Total Qty: 1

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.1ad , IEEE 802.1ag , IEEE 802.1D , IEEE 802.1Q , IEEE 802.1s , IEEE 802.1w , IEEE 802.3-2005 , IEEE 802.3ab , IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) , IEEE 802.3x
Connectivity Technology: Wired
Features: ARP support , BOOTP support , DHCP support , DiffServ support , DoS attack prevention , Full duplex capability , High Availability , Hot swap module replacement , IPv6 support , Layer 2 switching , Manageable , Modular design , MPLS support , Quality of Service (QoS) , RARP support , sFlow , Side to side airflow , Switching , VLAN support , VPN support
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Key Features: VPN support
Modular: Modular
Network Transport Protocol: ARP , BOOTP , CSMA/CD , DHCP , DNS , ICMP/IP , RARP , RSVP , TCP/IP , UDP/IP
Ports Qty: 8
Remote Management Protocol: CLI , HTTP , HTTPS , RMON , RMON 1 , RMON 2 , RMON 3 , RMON 9 , SNMP 1 , SNMP 2c , SNMP 3 , Telnet , TFTP
Routing Protocol: BGP , BGP-4 , BGP-4+ , CIDR , GRE , IGMP , IGMPv2 , IGMPv3 , IS-IS , MLD , MLDv2 , MPLS , MSDP , Multiprotocol BGP , OSPF , OSPFv2 , OSPFv3 , PIM-DM , PIM-SM , PIM-SSM , Policy-based routing (PBR) , RIP , RIP-1 , RIP-2 , RIPng , RSVP , VRRP
Type: Router

Authentication Method: RADIUS , Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2) , TACACS , TACACS+
Color Category: Black
Compliant Standards: AS/NZS 55022 , CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03 , CISPR 22 Class A , EMC , EN 60825-1 , EN 60825-2 , EN 60950-1 , EN 6100-3-3 , EN 6100-4-2 , EN 61000-3-2 , EN 61000-4-11 , EN 61000-4-3 , EN 61000-4-4 , EN 61000-4-5 , EN 61000-4-6 , EN 61000-4-8 , EN 61000-6-3 , ETS 300 119 , ETS 300 132-1 , ETS 300 253 , ETSI 300 019 , GR-1089-CORE , GR-63-CORE , IEC 60950-1 , NEBS , SR-3580 NEBS Level 3 , UL 60950-1 , VCCI Class A , WEEE 2002/96/EC
Encryption Algorithm: MD5
Height (Rack Units): 7

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 95% (non-condensing)
Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F

Brand: Brocade
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: Brocade LAN
Model: MLX-8
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Brocade NetIron

Power Device
Installed Qty: 2
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Redundancy: Yes
Type: Internal power supply

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 22.5 in
Height: 12.2 in
Weight: 132.28 lbs
Width: 17.4 in

Type: VLANs supported
Value: 4094

Type: IPv6 routes
Value: 240000

Type: IPv4 routes
Value: 1000000

Type: Equal-Cost Multipathing (ECMP) ways
Value: 8

Type: BGP peers
Value: 2000

Type: BGP routes
Value: 10000000

Type: VPLS instances
Value: 16000

Supported Devices Modules Qty: 8

Expansion Slots
Type: Expansion slot

Type: Switch Interface Board (SIB)

Type: Management module

Type: Switching capacity
Value: 1.92 Tbps

Type: Forwarding performance
Value: 800 Gbps

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