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Brocade FastIron WS Series

The Brocade FastIron WS Series switches are entry-level enterprise campus switches that provide cost-effective connectivity, PoE for VoIP, and a rich feature set for optimizing the network all the way to the edge.

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24-Port Models

FeatureFWS624
FWS624-EPREM
FWS624-POEFWS624G
FWS624G-EPREM
FWS624G-POE
Switching Performance12 Gbps12 Gbps48 Gbps48 Gbps
Forwarding Performance9 Mpps9 Mpps36 Mpps36 Mpps
10/100 Mbps Port Density (RJ-45)20 plus 4-port combo   
10/100 Mbps PoE Density (RJ-45) 20 plus 4-port combo  
10/100/1000 Mbps Port Density (RJ-45)  20 plus 4-port combo 
10/100/1000 Mbps PoE Density (RJ-45)   20 plus 4-port combo
100/1000 Mbps SFP Port Density 4 combo4 combo4 combo4 combo
100 Mbps Optics100Base-FX and 100Base-BX
Gigabit Ethernet OpticsSX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, and CWDM
Internal AC Power Supply65W530W65W530W
External RPSRPS2-EIFRPS12RPS2-EIFRPS12
Maximum Number of MAC Addresses16,00016,00016,00016,000
Maximum Number of VLANs4,0964,0964,0964,096
Maximum Number of STP253253253253
Hardware Routes1,0001,0001,0001,000
IGMP Snoopingv1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3
MLD Snoopingv1 and v2v1 and v2v1 and v2v1 and v2
PIM-SM SnoopingYesYesYesYes
IGMP Proxy for Static GroupsYesYesYesYes
L3 Access Control ListYesYesYesYes
Link & Protocol ResilienceBPDU and Root Guard, Single Link LACP, Port Loop Detection, Port Flap Dampening, Trunk Threshold
Number of Ports per Trunk8888
Number of Trunk Groups12121212
Multi-device Authentication and Dynamic VLAN AssignmentYesYesYesYes
802.1x Authentication and Dynamic VLAN AssignmentYesYesYesYes
MAC-based VLANsYesYesYesYes
Metro FeaturesVLAN Stacking, Super Aggregated VLANs (SAVs), Metro Ring Protocol 1 (MRP 1), Virtual Switch Redundancy Protocol (VSRP), Topology Groups, VRRP

48-Port Models

FeatureFWS648
FWS648-EPREM
FWS648-POEFWS648G
FWS648G-EPREM
FWS648G-POE
Switching Performance16.8 Gbps16.8 Gbps96 Gbps96 Gbps
Forwarding Performance12.6 Mpps12.6 Mpps72 Mpps72 Mpps
10/100 Mbps Port Density (RJ-45)44 plus 4-port combo   
10/100 Mbps PoE Density (RJ-45) 44 plus 4-port combo  
10/100/1000 Mbps Port Density (RJ-45)  44 plus 4-port combo 
10/100/1000 Mbps PoE Density (RJ-45)   44 plus 4-port combo
100/1000 Mbps SFP Port Density 4 combo4 combo4 combo4 combo
100 Mbps Optics100Base-FX and 100Base-BX
Gigabit Ethernet OpticsSX, SX2, LX, LHA, LGB, 1000Base-BX, and CWDM
Internal AC Power Supply100W530W100W530W
External RPSRPS2-EIFRPS12RPS2-EIF)RPS12
Maximum Number of MAC Addresses16,00016,00016,00016,000
Maximum Number of VLANs4,0964,0964,0964,096
Maximum Number of STP253253253253
Hardware Routes1,0001,0001,0001,000
IGMP Snoopingv1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3v1, v2 and v3
MLD Snoopingv1 and v2v1 and v2v1 and v2v1 and v2
PIM-SM SnoopingYesYesYesYes
IGMP Proxy for Static GroupsYesYesYesYes
L3 Access Control ListYesYesYesYes
Link & Protocol ResilienceBPDU and Root Guard, Single Link LACP, Port Loop Detection, Port Flap Dampening, Trunk Threshold
Number of Ports per Trunk8888
Number of Trunk Groups24242424
Multi-device Authentication and Dynamic VLAN AssignmentYesYesYesYes
802.1x Authentication and Dynamic VLAN AssignmentYesYesYesYes
MAC-based VLANsYesYesYesYes
Metro FeaturesVLAN Stacking, Super Aggregated VLANs (SAVs), Metro Ring Protocol 1 (MRP 1), Virtual Switch Redundancy Protocol (VSRP), Topology Groups, VRRP

Switching and forwading performance specifications are provided for a single FastIronWS unit

Port densities are provided for a single FsstIron WS unit

Power Utilization

 Current @ 100 VAC (Amps)Current @ 200 VAC (Amps)Current @ 40 VDC (Amps)Max System Power Draw (Watts)Max Thermal (BTU/Hr)Power/ GbE (Watts)Power/ 100Mb (Watts)
FastIron WS6240.40.28N/A2378.5 0.95
FastIron WS6480.510.26N/A51175 1.07
FastIron WS624G0.670.47N/A42143.3 1.75 
FastIron WS648G0.840.43N/A 83283.21.73 

Brocade FastIron WS Series

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Abstract:

This guide provides configuration information for features for FCX, FSX, FWS, FESX, ICX, and TurboIron 24X devices running software release 07.4.00a.

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This guide describes the FastIron WS switch. It contains procedures for installing the hardware and configuring essential, basic parameters such as permanent passwords and IP addresses. The basic software configuration procedures show how to perform tasks using the CLI. This guide also includes instructions for managing and maintaining the hardware.

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

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

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Using the intelligent PoE/PoE+ capabilities of the Brocade FastIron family can ensure last-minute power to critical devices while saving operating costs.

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In order to truly align the enterprise infrastructure strategy with business requirements, organizations must be free to choose the solutions that best meet their unique needs and based upon open standards, not proprietary, closed systems.

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Dynamic orchestration and provisioning of campus network resources using Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

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The Effortless Network, enabled by HyperEdge Architecture, seamlessly integrates new innovations with legacy technologies, improving network flexibility and reducing management complexity, application deployment time, and operational costs.