The Brocade 7500 Extension Switch is a robust platform for data centers and multisite environments implementing disk and tape SAN extension solutions for open systems and mainframe environments. It combines integrated Fibre Channel switching and routing capabilities with FCIP for replication, backup, and migration over IP WAN links.
Whether configured for simple point-to-point or comprehensive multisite SAN extension, the Brocade 7500 addresses business continuity, compliance, and global data access requirements. Sixteen 4 Gbps Fibre Channel ports and two 1 GbE ports provide reliable Fibre Channel, FICON, and FCIP bandwidth; port density; and throughput for multisite and point-to-point SAN extension.
With support for hardware-based compression, Fast Write, Tape Pipelining, Brocade Storage Optimized TCP, and the industry-unique Brocade Accelerator for FICON, the Brocade 7500 is a robust solution for Fibre Channel and FICON SAN extension over IP WANs.
Brocade Optical Transceiver Modules
Brocade optical transceiver modules are available in multiple models to satisfy a wide range of speed and distance requirements. These Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) modules are optimized for Brocade storage networking products to maximize performance, reduce power consumption, and help ensure the highest availability of mission-critical applications.
Industry Standards Compliance
Brocade products conform to industry standards in a manner consistent with accepted engineering practices and procedures.