Consolidate resources, reduce costs and increase your organizational agility

Business moves fast. But you can move faster. The feature-packed Brocade 6505 Switch with Gen 5 Fibre Channel delivers exceptional price and performance value. It comes standard with all the features needed for running a reliable and high performing storage area network.

Product Name: Brocade 6505 Switch
Product Title: Consolidate resources, reduce costs and increase your organizational agility
Product Short Description: Exceptional availability. Powerful performance. Easy installation, management, and support. The Brocade 6505 switch is a flexible, enterprise-class entry level switch that leverages Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology proven in Fortune 1000 data centers.
Product Long Description: Business moves fast. But you can move faster. The feature-packed Brocade 6505 Switch with Gen 5 Fibre Channel delivers exceptional price and performance value. It comes standard with all the features needed for running a reliable and high performing storage area network.
Active Product: Y
Product Category: 02-Storage Networking
Product SubCategory: 02-Fibre Channel
Product Thumbnail Description:
Product Code:
Recommended: [Ljava.lang.String;@42a49e65
Weight(Rank)/Priority:
HardWare: Y
Primary Thumbnail:
Tag:
  • global:products/6505
Image:
Gallery Thumbnail:
Product Filter:
  • Switches

Grow a data center your way

Choosing the right SAN switch for your private cloud storage infrastructure is critical to the success of your business operations. The Brocade 6505 Switch combines maximum flexibility and reliability in an efficiently designed 1U form factor that supports and grows with your business needs.

Build your SAN fast

The Brocade 6505 Switch is the industry’s easiest SAN switch to install and support. With smart setup, diagnostic, and management tools your operations staff can focus on strategic activities rather than routine tasks. And, of course, you also benefit from lower TCO.

Maximize up-time with ultra-dependable availability

Enjoy high availability and fast throughput with the Brocade 6505. This powerful SAN switch allows you to quickly build a cloud storage infrastructure, accelerate network virtualization—and eliminate the need to trade features against price.

SUPPORT BUSINESS GROWTH WITH ENTERPRISE-CLASS PERFORMANCE

  • “Pay as you grow” from 12 to 24 ports with Ports on Demand
  • Maximize resiliency with an optional redundant power supply
  • Deliver 40 percent higher performance than comparably priced 10 GbE alternatives

SIMPLIFY OPERATIONS WITH SMART TOOLS

  • Install in three easy steps with Brocade EZSwitchSetup
  • Streamline deployment and troubleshooting with Brocade Fabric Vision technology
  • Centralize monitoring and management while reducing costs with Brocade Network Advisor

MAXIMIZE AVAILABILITY AND PERFORMANCE

  • Leverage Brocade Fibre Channel technology—proven in Fortune 1000 data centers
  • Reduce downtime and increase availability with hot-pluggable components and non-disruptive upgrades
  • Meet the high-throughput demands of SSDs with 16 Gbps performance

SUPPORT & SERVICES

Get the most out of your network investment with Brocade Professional and Residency services, access our online case management tool for self-service support, and connect, learn and share your knowledge in our thriving community forums.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

RESIDENCY SERVICES

SUPPORT SERVICES

COMMUNITY FORUMS

 

BROCADE EDUCATION

Optimize your company's technology investments and increase your knowledge and skills with Brocade technical education solutions.

BROCADE EDUCATION

PLAN YOUR CURRICULUM

VIEW COURSE SCHEDULE

1-888-BROCADE (1-888-276-2233)

CONTACT WORLDWIDE OFFICE

All fields are required

By providing us with your email address and/or work phone and clicking the 'Contact Me' button, you grant brocade and/or its partners permission to contact you.

Thank you, Melissa
We'll be in touch with you shortly
Help yourself to some of Brocade's premium content here

Redefine IP Storage Networking

Don't settle for a legacy IP network

Explore

The New IP: Transforming Networks

Revolutionizing business models for the Third Platform

Explore

An Application Boost For The New IP

Free 30-Day Trial: Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager, the leading virtual application delivery platform for the New IP

Explore
Oops, we're sorry!
An error occured while we tried to process your request
Try again