Ideal for larger storage area networks (SANs).
The Brocade M5424 is a flexible platform that delivers advanced functionality, performance, manageability, scalability and security. Up to 16 internal fabric ports and up to 8 2GB/4GB/8GB auto-sensing uplinks.
Aggregate bandwidth: 384 Gbit/sec end-to-end (full duplex)
Fabric latency: 700 ns with no contention, cut through routing at 8 Gbit/sec
Maximum frame size: 2112-byte payload
Classes of Service: Class 2, Class 3, Class F (inter-switch frames)
Aggregate bandwidth of 128 Gbit/sec end-to-end