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Brocade VDX 6730 Switch

Brocade VDX 6730 Switch

The Brocade VDX 6730 Switch 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 VDX 6730 Switch

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Brocade VDX 6730-32 Feature Product Comparison

  End of Life Replacement Product
  VDX 6730-32 VDX 6740, 6740T, 6740T-1G
Form factor 1U 1U
Bandwidth 480 Gbps 1,280 Gbps
Latency 600 ns 6740 - 850 ns
6740T 3-microsecond
6740T-G 3-microsecond
Ports 24 - 1/10 GbE SFP+ ports 6740 - up to 64 1/10 GbE SFP+
6740T & 6740T-1G - up to 16 1/10 GbE SFP+
6740T & 6740T-1G - 48 1/10G Base-T 4 - 40 GbE QSFP+
8 – 8G FC SFP+ ports 740 – up to 32 Flex ports configurable as either 10GbE or 16G FC SFP+
Power supplies Two hot-swappable, load-sharing Two hot-swappable, load-sharing
Cooling fans N+1 redundant, integrated into power supplies N+1 redundant, integrated into power supplies

Brocade VDX 6730-76 Specifications Product Comparison

VDX 6730-76 VDX 6740, 6740T, 6740T-1G
Form factor 2U 1U
Bandwidth 1,200 Gbps 1,280 Gbps
Latency 600 ns 6740 - 850 ns
6740T 3-microsecond
6740T-G 3-microsecond
Ports 60 - 1/10 GbE SFP+ ports 6740 - up to 64 1/10 GbE SFP+
6740T & 6740T-1G - up to 16 1/10 GbE SFP+
6740T & 6740T-1G - 48 1/10G Base-T 4 - 40 GbE QSFP+
16 – 8G FC SFP+ ports 6740 – up to 32 Flex ports configurable as either 10GbE or 16G FC SFP+
Power supplies Two hot-swappable, load-sharing Two hot-swappable, load-sharing
Cooling fans N+1 redundant, integrated into power supplies N+1 redundant, integrated into power supplies

VDX 6730 Data Center Switches Resources

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