A cost effective path to high-end networking

The only thing that’s entry-level about the Brocade ICX 6430 and ICX 6450 campus switches is the price. You get a highly manageable networking switch in a flexible, stacking architecture with Layer 3 routing capabilities. Added bonus: With HyperEdge Shared Services, you can extend premium Brocade ICX 6610 switch services to the Brocade ICX 6450, helping you scale in capability as well as in capacity.

Product Name: Brocade ICX 6430 and 6450 Switches
Product Title: A cost effective path to high-end networking
Product Short Description: These manageable, entry-level switches support advanced routing, inherits premium ICX 6610 features in mixed stack configurations, and gives you unmatched availability and economics for an entry-level switch—all in a manageable solution.
Product Long Description: The only thing that’s entry-level about the Brocade ICX 6430 and ICX 6450 campus switches is the price. You get a highly manageable networking switch in a flexible, stacking architecture with Layer 3 routing capabilities. Added bonus: With HyperEdge Shared Services, you can extend premium Brocade ICX 6610 switch services to the Brocade ICX 6450, helping you scale in capability as well as in capacity.
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Get more capabilities free with a mixed stack

Add a Brocade ICX 6610 Switch to the stack, and you’ll extend the premium services of our highest-performing access layer switch to every Brocade ICX 6450 port. It’s a highly cost-effective path to high-end capabilities.

External power supplies support always-on operations

Connect up to three switches with an external power supply for worry-free operation. Redundant, load-sharing power supplies support Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports for the ultimate in deployment options.

On-location switching without the wiring

The Brocade ICX 6430 and the ICX 6450 switches also offer compact versions perfect for conference rooms, classrooms, or wherever the action is—without running a wire from each device to the wiring closet. No power outlet is necessary, and fanless operation gives you quiet performance.

Flexible and Reliable

  • Brocade ICX 6430: 1 GbE dual-purpose uplink/stacking ports
  • Brocade ICX 6450: 10 GbE dual-purpose uplink/stacking ports
  • High-performance Link Aggregation Groups (LAGs) increase 10 GbE uplink bandwidth and redundancy to the aggregation and core layers
  • External power supply option for full redundancy and additional PoE power

Simple, powerful management and monitoring

  • Brocade HyperEdge Architecture provides deployment flexibility and consolidated management
  • sFlow network monitoring, hardware accelerated and included on every port
  • Enterprise-level network management

Unmatched availability for an entry-level switch

  • Redundant uplink/stacking ports
  • Hitless stacking failover
  • Configurable power redundancy with external power supply option

Beyond the wiring closet

  • 12-port, compact, and enterprise-class fanless models
  • 12-port 10/100/1000 Mbps model with PoE and PoE+ support on four ports, plus four additional 1 GbE uplink ports and Layer 3 support
  • Powered internal AC power supply or with POE/PoE+ power, coming from one or both of its two RJ45 uplink ports
  • Flexible mounting options: wall brackets and a magnetic mount kit

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