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Foundry BigIron RX-8 Chassis

Mfg. Part: BI-RX-8-AC | CDW Part: 831904 | UNSPSC: 43222612
$19,478.99Advertised Price
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  • BigIron RX-8 chassis with two AC power supplies
  • two switch fabric elements
  • one management module and a fan tray assembly
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • BigIron RX-8 chassis with two AC power supplies
  • two switch fabric elements
  • one management module and a fan tray assembly
The role of data networks in our daily lives continues to expand and grow. Emerging needs such as application convergence, non-stop operation, scalability and IPv6-readiness place new demands on the network. Modern network solutions must be assessed across a wider set of attributes than earlier generation equipment. In particular, the network must be evaluated on merits that include performance, reliability, scalability, quality of service, security and total cost of ownership (TCO).

The BigIron RX Series of Layer 2/3 Ethernet switches excels in all of these areas, enabling network designers to deploy an Ethernet infrastructure that addresses today's requirements with a scalable and future-ready architecture that will support network growth and evolution for years to come. BigIron RX Series incorporates the latest advances in switch architecture, system resilience, quality of service and switch security in a family of modular chassis setting leading industry benchmarks for price performance, scalability and TCO.

Available in three chassis models, the BigIron RX Series allows network designers to standardize on a single product family for aggregation and backbone switching. In addition to its enterprise role, the BigIron RX Series, with its high-density and compact design, is an ideal IP solution for high-performance computing environments and Internet Exchanges and Internet Service Providers (IXPs and ISPs) where non-blocking, high density Ethernet switches are needed.

All three BigIron RX systems are designed for non-stop operation, supporting 1:1 management module redundancy, N+1 switch module redundancy, M+N power module redundancy and N+1 fan redundancy. Additionally, BigIron RX Series supports hitless software upgrades and graceful restart routing for fast convergence in the event of a management module failure.

At the heart of the BigIron RX architecture is an adaptive self-routing Clos switch fabric with a virtual output queue (VOQ) design. This non-blocking architecture is optimized for maximum throughput and low latency for all size packets. Scalable to over one billion packets per second, the BigIron RX Series is the most powerful Ethernet switch family in the industry. This advanced and scalable design ensures the reliable deliver of all IP-based voice, video and data applications. The BigIron RX switches ship with field-proven IronWare networking software and IronShield security, embedded sFlow per port, advanced Ethernet switching, IPv4/IPv6 routing and multilayer security services. BigIron RX Series enables a user to deploy a reliable, secure and scalable networking solution today that is ready to accommodate tomorrow’s applications and technologies.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Slot Provided
Free Qty: 8
Total Qty: 8
Type: Expansion slot

Advanced Switching: Layer 3
Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.1D , IEEE 802.1p , IEEE 802.1Q , IEEE 802.1s , IEEE 802.1w , IEEE 802.1x , IEEE 802.3 , IEEE 802.3ab , IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) , IEEE 802.3ae , IEEE 802.3x
Connectivity Technology: Wired
Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps, 1000 Mbps
Features: Access Control List (ACL) support , ARP support , Bandwidth control , BOOTP support , Brocade Direct Routing (BDR) , Clos switch fabric architecture , Data prioritization (Qos) for VoIP applications , DHCP support , DiffServ support , DoS attack prevention , Flow control , Hitless Management Failover (HMF) , Hot swap module replacement , IGMP snooping , IPv4 support , IPv6 support , Management Information Base (MIB) , Metro Ring Protocol (MRP) support , MLD snooping , Modular design , Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support , Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) , Per-VLAN Group Spanning Tree (PVGST) , Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST) , PIM snooping , Port Security , Quality of Service (QoS) , Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support , RARP support , Redundant hot swappable fans , Routing , sFlow , Side to side airflow , SNTP support , Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support , Strict Priority (SP) , Super Aggregated VLAN (SAV) , Switch Fabric Element Redundancy , Tagged VLAN , Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) support , Trunking , VLAN support , Weighted Fair Queuing (WFQ) , Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED)
Form Factor: Desktop , External
Manageable: Yes
Ports Qty: 8
Remote Management Protocol: CLI , HTTP , RMON 1 , RMON 2 , RMON 3 , RMON 9 , SNMP 2 , SNMP 3 , Telnet
Routing Protocol: BGP-4 , CIDR , DVMRPv3 , EGP , GRE , IGMP , IGMPv2 , IGMPv3 , IS-IS , IS-ISv6 , MLD , MLDv2 , MSDP , Multiprotocol BGP , OSPF , OSPF for IPv6 , OSPFv2 , OSPFv3 , PIM-DM , PIM-SM , RIP-1 , RIP-2 , RIPng , VRRP , VRRPE
Subcategory: Network hubs and switches
Type: Switch

Authentication Method: RADIUS , Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2) , TACACS , TACACS+
Compliant Standards: CISPR 22 Class A , CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00 , CSA C22.2 No. 950 , EN 60825-1 , EN 60825-2 , EN 60950 , EN 61000-3-2 , EN 61000-4-11 , EN 61000-4-2 , EN 61000-4-3 , EN 61000-4-4 , EN 61000-4-5 , EN 61000-4-6 , EN55022 , FCC Class A certified , ICES-003 , IEC 61000-4-2 , IEC 61000-4-3 , IEC 61000-4-4 , IEC 61000-4-6 , RoHS , UL 60950 Third Edition , VCCI Class A , WEEE
Encryption Algorithm: MD5 , MDS
Height (Rack Units): 7
Rack Mounting Kit: Optional

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 5 - 90% (non-condensing)
Humidity Range Storage: 0 - 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: RX-8
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Brocade BigIron

Power Device
Frequency Required: 50/60 Hz
Hot-Plug: Hot-plug
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational: 2417 Watt
Power Redundancy: Optional
Power Redundancy Scheme: N+1 (with optional power supply)
Type: Internal power supply

Support Details Full Contract Period: 1 year
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Support Details Full Contract Period: 90 days

Type: Brocade IronView Network Manager

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

Service & Support
Type: 1 year limited warranty , 1 year warranty

Type: BGP routes
Value: 2000000

Type: BGP peers
Value: 500

Type: OSPF routes
Value: 400000

Type: IPv4 routes
Value: 512000

Type: IPv6 routes
Value: 64000

Type: Virtual interfaces (VLANs)
Value: 4096

Type: Spanning Tree Protocol instances
Value: 16

Type: Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol instances

Type: ACL
Value: 8000

Installed Devices Modules Qty: 0
Supported Devices Modules Qty: 8

Type: Switching capacity
Value: 1.92 Tbps

Type: Forwarding performance
Value: 571 Mpps

Service & Support Details
Component (Networking): Software

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