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Brocade BigIron RX Series

The Brocade Big Iron RX Series has reached End of Life. This page provides you with information to support your migration plans and post-EOL operations, including:

  • EOL notice
  • Recommended replacement product(s)
  • Technical documentation for the Brocade Big Iron RX Series

 

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Brocade BigIron RX-4 Feature Product Comparison

  End of Life Replacement Product
  Brocade BigIron RX-4 Brocade VDX 8770-4
Form factor 4U 8U
I/O Module Slots 4 4
Bandwidth 960 Gbps 4 Tbps per slot line-rate
Latency N/A 4-microsecond
Ports Up to 64 10GbE or 192 1GbE external ports Up to 192 10 GbE or 1 GbE external ports or 96 40 GbE or 24 100 FbE external ports
Power supplies M+N power module redundancy for AC and DC power configurations Up to four redundant, hot-swappable power supplies at 220 VAC or -48 VDC
Cooling fans N+1 redundant Two hot-swappable fan assemblies

Brocade BigIron RX-8 Specifications Product Comparison

Brocade BigIron RX-8 Brocade VDX 8770-8
Form factor 7U 15U
I/O Module Slots 8 8
Bandwidth 1.92 Tbps 4 Tbps per slot line-rate
Latency N/A 4-microsecond
Ports Up to 128 10GbE or 384 1GbE external ports Up to 384 10 GbE or 1 GbE external ports or 96 40 GbE or 24 100 FbE external ports
Power supplies M+N power module redundancy for AC and DC power configurations Up to eight redundant, hot-swappable power supplies at 220 VAC or -48 VDC
Cooling fans N+1 redundant Four hot-swappable fan assemblies

Brocade BigIron RX-16 Feature Product Comparison

Brocade BigIron RX-16 Brocade VDX 8770-8
Form factor 14U 15U
I/O Module Slots 16 8
Bandwidth 3.84 Tbps 4 Tbps per slot line-rate
Latency N/A 4-microsecond
Ports Up to 256 10GbE or 768 1GbE external ports Up to 384 10 GbE or 1 GbE external ports or 96 40 GbE or 24 100 FbE external ports
Power supplies M+N power module redundancy for AC and DC power configurations Up to eight redundant, hot-swappable power supplies at 220 VAC or -48 VDC
Cooling fans N+1 redundant Four hot-swappable fan assemblies

 

Brocade BigIron RX Series

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Abstract:

This guide describes the software features supported on the BigIron RX Series Switch and the CLI commands used to configure them.

Abstract:

This guide describes the BigIron RX Series Switch. It provides procedures for installing the interface modules, power supplies, and other components of the switch.

Abstract:

This document contains the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Base (MIB) objects that are supported on devices.