Switch / SFP Switch

Brocade VDX 6740, Switch, L3, managed, 48 x SFP+, desktop, rack-mountable

Part: BR-VDX6740-48-R


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The Brocade VDX 6740 and 6740T are Ethernet fabric Top of Rack (ToR) switches featuring 10 GbE ports with 40 GbE uplinks. The new Brocade VDX 6740T-1G Switch offers dual-speed functionality. It can be deployed with1000BASET for existing 1 GbE server connectivity and upgraded via software to 10GBASE-T for future bandwidth growth. Together with Brocade VCS Fabric technology, these switches deliver the high performance and low latency needed to support demanding virtualized data center environments.

Brocade VDX 6740 Switches provide the advanced feature set that data centers require. Together with Brocade VCS Fabric technology, these switches can simplify network design and operations for a more automated and efficient network, offer the flexibility needed to easily scale networks, and provide a cloud-ready infrastructure.


  • Transforms networks to deliver cloud scale, agility, and operational efficiency with Brocade data center fabrics
  • Supports 1, 10, and 40 GbE options for optimal flexibility and scale
  • Meets today’s application demands with high performance and low latency
  • Delivers line-rate throughput for all ports and packet sizes
  • Fits into any data center design by leveraging 10 GbE/40 GbE uplinks, Ports on Demand (PoD), and Capacity on Demand (CoD)
  • Maximizes network availability with efficiency and resiliency
  • Supports storage environments with advanced flexibility

Scalability Information:

Connector options:
  • Out-of-band Ethernet management: RJ45 (fixed)
  • Console management: RJ45 to RS-232 (fixed)
  • Firmware and diagnostic: USB
Maximum VLANs:
  • 4,096
Maximum MAC addresses:
  • 160,000
Maximum port profiles (AMPP):
  • 1,024
Maximum members in a standard LAG:
  • 64
Maximum per-port priority pause level:
  • 8
Maximum switches that a vLAG can span:
  • 8
Maximum members in a vLAG:
  • 64
Maximum jumbo frame size:
  • 9,216 bytes
Queues per port:
  • 8
DCB Priority Flow Control (PFC) classes:
  • 8
Maximum ACLs:
  • 13,000
Maximum ARP entries:
  • 32,000
Maximum IPv4 unicast routes:
  • 12,000
Maximum IPv6 unicast routes:
  • 3,000
  • ISSU fully supported


  • Front-to-rear, rear-to-front airflow; 1U, 19-inch EIA-compliant; power from non-port side


Power supplies:
  • Two internal, redundant, field-replaceable, load-sharing AC power supplies
Power inlet:
  • C13
Input voltage:
  • 85 to 264 VAC nominal
Maximum power consumption:
  • Brocade VDX 6740: 110 W
  • Brocade VDX 6740T: 460 W
  • Brocade VDX 6740T-1G: 276 W (Base SKU)

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