Brocade ICX 6430 and 6450 Switches deliver enterprise-class stackable switching at an entry-level price. Designed for small to medium-size enterprises, branch offices, and distributed campuses, these intelligent, scalable edge switches deliver enterprise-class functionality at an affordable price. In addition, the Brocade ICX 6430-C and ICX 6450-C offer attractive 12-port, compact, and enterprise-class fanless switch models for deployments outside the wiring closet.
Enterprise-Class Stackable Switching at an Entry-Level Price:
Today’s organizations expect their enterprise campus LANs to deliver more services to more users at a lower cost. These services include next-generation business applications as well as anytime, anywhere access for mobile devices. At the same time, campus LANs must be able to scale easily to meet future demands and efficiently evolve within dynamic business environments.
Brocade® ICX® 6430 and 6450 Switches provide enterprise-class stackable LAN switching solutions to meet the growing demands of campus networks. Designed for small to medium-size enterprises, branch offices, and distributed campuses, these intelligent, scalable edge switches deliver enterprise-class functionality at an affordable price—without compromising performance and reliability. The Brocade ICX 6430 and 6450 are available in 12-, 24-, and 48-port 10/100/1000 Mbps models and 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) or 10 GbE dual-purpose uplink/stacking ports (see Figures 1 and 2)—with or without IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)— to support enterprise edge networking, wireless mobility, and IP communications.
Additional highlights include:
Offers enterprise-class stackable switching at an entry-level price, allowing organizations to buy what they need now and easily scale as demand grows and new technologies emerge
Delivers unprecedented feature/price value for enterprise applications, including Unified Communications (UC) and mobility, with 10 Gigabit Ethernet
(GbE) and PoE/PoE+
Provides unmatched availability for low- cost switching with redundant uplink/ stacking ports, hitless stacking failover, and configurable power redundancy
Simplifies network operations and protects investments with the Brocade HyperEdge Architecture, enabling consolidated network management and advanced services-sharing across heterogeneous switches
Offers attractive 12-port, compact, and enterprise-class fanless switch models for deployments outside of the wiring closet
Includes the Brocade Assurance Limited Lifetime Warranty and three years of technical support
10/100/1000 Mbps ports: RJ-45
Brocade ICX 6430: 1 Gbps SFP ports for uplink/stacking: SX, LX, TX, LHA, LHB, direct-attached copper cable (Twinax) for stacking
Brocade ICX 6430-C, 6450-C: 100 Mbps/1 Gbps SFP ports for uplink: FX, SX, LX, TX, LHA, LHB, direct-attached copper cable (Twinax) for uplink; 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports for uplink
Brocade ICX 6450: 1/10 Gbps SFP+ ports for uplink/stacking: SX, LX, TX, LHA, LHB, USR, SR, LR, ER, LRM, direct-attached copper cable (Twinax) for stacking