Brocade FastIron CX 624S Advanced - switch - 24 ports - managed - rack-moun

Mfg. Part: FCX624S-F-ADV | CDW Part: 2002457 | UNSPSC: 43222612
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  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 20 x SFP + 4 x combo Gigabit SFP
  • rack-mountable
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 20 x SFP + 4 x combo Gigabit SFP
  • rack-mountable
The Brocade FastIron CX series of switches provides a good level of performance, scalability, and flexibility required for today's enterprise campus networks. With advanced capabilities, these switches deliver performance and intelligence to the network edge in a flexible 1U form factor that helps reduce infrastructure and administrative costs.

FastIron CX switches deliver both power and data across network connections, providing a single-cable solution for campus edge devices such as Voice over IP (VoIP) phones, video surveillance cameras, and wireless access point. The switches are compatible with industry-standard VoIP equipment as well as legacy IP phones. These switches support the emerging PoE Plus standard (802.3at) to provide up to 30 watts of power to each device. This high-powered solution simplifies wiring for solutions such as videoconferencing phones, pan/tilt surveillance cameras, and 802.11n wireless access points. The PoE capability reduces the number of power receptacles and power adaptors while increasing reliability and wiring flexibility.

FastIron CX switches include two dedicated 16 Gbps stacking ports, providing simple and robust expandability for future growth at the network edge. Leveraging IronStack technology, up to eight FastIron CX switches can be stacked into a single logical switch. This stacked switch has only a single IP address to simplify management. When new members are added to the stack, they automatically inherit the stack's existing configuration file, enabling true plug-and-play network expansion. Organizations can obtain console access to the stack through any of the stack members, eliminating the need to know which member is the primary controller. Throughout the stack, there is 64 Gbps of switching bandwidth, essentially eliminating the need to work around inter-switch bottlenecks.

In today's rapidly growing business environments, organizations need to minimize power consumption throughout the entire IT infrastructure. FastIron CX switches are designed to intelligently manage power usage, extending "green" initiatives to the wiring closet. Power to campus devices is automatically negotiated using the LLDP-MED protocol, providing the powered devices with exactly the amount of power they need. If devices go into sleep mode, they can request less power from the network, minimizing power usage in the campus environment.

FastIron CX switches utilize the Brocade IronWare operating system, providing a rich security suite for Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, Network Access Control (NAC), and Denial of Service (DoS) protection. IronWare security features include protection against TCP SYN and ICMP DoS attacks, Spanning Tree Root Guard and BPDU Guard to protect network spanning tree operations, and broadcast and multicast packet rate limiting.

FastIron CX switches support auto-configuration, simplifying deployment with a truly plug-and-play experience. Organizations can use this feature to automate IP address and feature configuration of the switches without requiring a highly trained network engineer onsite. When the switches power up, they automatically receive an IP address and configuration from DHCP and Trivial File Transport Protocol (TFTP) servers.

Brocade INM provides unified management for the FastIron CX along with the rest of the Brocade Ethernet network. It displays network- and application-level traffic information in graphical detail to greatly simplify network operations, provisioning, troubleshooting, and alarm reporting. As a result, organizations can accurately monitor overall networking operation, identify hot spots, and quickly diagnose and troubleshoot issues before they develop into widespread network problems. In addition, Brocade INM provides multilevel access security on the console and a secure Web-based management interface that keeps out unauthorized users while providing simple and flexible access.

Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Bay Required
Type: None

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
Max Storage Temperature: 158 °F
Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
Min Storage Temperature: -13 °F

Brand: Brocade
Compatibility: PC , Unix
Manufacturer: Brocade LAN
Model: 624S Advanced
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Brocade FastIron CX

Interface Provided
Connector Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)
Qty: 24

Connector Type: RJ-45
Interface: Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Qty: 4

Qty: 2
Type: Network stack device

Comments: Management
Qty: 1

Connector Type: 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)
Interface: Console

Authentication Method: Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) , RADIUS , Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2) , TACACS , TACACS+
Compliant Standards: CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 , CISPR 22 Class A , EN 60825-1 , EN 60825-2 , EN 60950-1:2006 , EN 61000-3-2 , EN 61000-3-3 , EN 61000-4-3 , EN 61000-4-4 , EN 61000-4-5 , EN 61000-4-6 , EN 61000-6-1 , EN 61000-6-3 , EN55022 Class A , EN55024 , FCC Class A certified , ICES-003 , IEC 60950-1 Second Edition , IEC 61000-4-11 , IEC 61000-4-8 , RoHS 6/6 , UL 60950-1 Second Edition , VCCI Class A , WEEE
Encryption Algorithm: AES
Height (Rack Units): 1

Advanced Switching: Layer 3
Cabling Type: Ethernet 1000Base-T , Ethernet 100Base-TX , Ethernet 10Base-T
Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP) , IEEE 802.1D , IEEE 802.1p , IEEE 802.1Q , IEEE 802.1s , IEEE 802.1v , IEEE 802.1w , IEEE 802.1x , IEEE 802.3 , IEEE 802.3ab , IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) , IEEE 802.3ae , IEEE 802.3ak , IEEE 802.3u , IEEE 802.3x , IEEE 802.3z
Connectivity Technology: Wired
Empty Slots: 4 x shared SFP (mini-GBIC) / 20 x SFP (mini-GBIC) / 2 x XFP
Features: Access Control List (ACL) support , ARP support , Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X) , DHCP relay , DHCP server , DHCP snooping , DiffServ support , DoS attack prevention , Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI) , Flow control , Foundry Discovery Protocol (FDP) support , Front to back airflow , Full duplex mode , Generic Attribute Registration Protocol (GARP) , IGMP snooping , IPv4 support , IPv6 support , Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) , Link Fault Signaling (LFS) , LLDP support , Loop prevention , MAC address filtering , Management Information Base (MIB) , Metro Ring Protocol (MRP) support , MLD snooping , Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support , Network Access Control (NAC) , Per-VLAN Rapid Spanning Tree (PVRST) , Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) , Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+) , PIM-SM snooping , Port based access control , Port Security , Quality of Service (QoS) , Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support , Redundant hot swappable fans , Remote Fault Notification (RFN) , sFlow , Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support , STP Root Guard , Strict Priority (SP) , Syslog support , Tagged VLAN , Uni-Directional Link Detection (UDLD) , Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) , Virtual Switch Redundancy Protocol (VSRP) support , VLAN Stacking , VLAN support , Weighted Round Robin (WRR) queuing
Form Factor: Rack-mountable , Rack-mountable
Jumbo Frame Support: 9000 bytes
MAC Address Table Size: 32000 entries
Manageable: Yes
Max Units In A Stack: 8
Ports Qty: 24
Remote Management Protocol: CLI , HTTP , HTTPS , RMON , SNMP 1 , SNMP 2c , SNMP 3 , SSH-2 , Telnet , TFTP
Routing Protocol: BGP , BGP-4 , BGP-4+ , ECMP , GRE , IGMP , IGMPv2 , IGMPv3 , IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast , MLD , MLDv2 , OSPF , OSPFv2 , OSPFv3 , PIM-DM , PIM-SM , PIM-SSM , Policy-based routing (PBR) , RIP-1 , RIP-2 , RIPng , Static IPv4 routing , VRRP , VRRPE
Stackable: Stackable
Subcategory: Network hubs and switches
Subtype: Gigabit Ethernet
Switching Protocol: Ethernet
Type: Switch

Power Device
Frequency Required: 50/60 Hz
Hot-Plug: Hot-plug
Installed Qty: 1
Max Supported Qty: 2
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational: 102 Watt
Power Provided: 210 Watt
Power Redundancy: Optional
Power Redundancy Scheme: 1+1 (with optional power supply)
Type: Internal power supply

Support Details Full Contract Period: Lifetime
Support Details Service Included: Advance parts replacement
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Support Details Type: New releases update

Support Details Service Included: Knowledge base access
Support Details Type: Technical support

Service & Support Details
Response Time: Next business day

Slot Required
Type: None

Type: Brocade Advanced Layer 3 , Brocade IronView Network Manager

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 15.2 in
Height: 1.7 in
Weight: 8.82 lbs
Width: 17.3 in

Service & Support
Type: Limited lifetime warranty

Type: Virtual interfaces (VLANs)
Value: 4096

Type: Spanning Tree Protocol instances
Value: 255

Type: Stacking bandwidth
Value: 64 Gbps

Type: Switching capacity
Value: 152 Gbps

Type: Forwarding performance
Value: 114 Mpps

Qty: 20
Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)

Ports (2nd)
Qty: 4
Type: Combo Gigabit SFP

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