Brocade 12000, 24000, 48000 Technical Specifications

Machine/ ModelSupported EnvironmentsMin/Max Ports (increments)Port Rates
Brocade 12000 DirectorProvides FICON support for mainframe environments, including open systems and FICON intermix modes, cascading FICON fabrics, and both 1 and 2Gbit/sec FICON speeds.32/128 (16) 64 per domain1.063, 2.125 Gbit/sec-Full Duplex; Auto-sensing 1,2Gbit/sec optionally programmable to fixed port speed;speed matching between 1, 2Gbit/sec and 2Gbit/sec ports.
Brocade 24000
Director
Provides FICON support for mainframe environments, including open systems and FICON intermix modes, cascading FICON fabrics, and both 1 and 2Gbit/sec FICON speeds.32/128 (16)1.063, 2.125 Gbit/sec-Full Duplex; Auto-sensing 1,2Gbit/sec optionally programmable to fixed port speed;speed matching between 1, 2Gbit/sec and 2Gbit/sec ports.
Brocade 48000
Director
Heterogeneous environments that include IBM mainframe and open platforms with multiple operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and i5/OS.32/384 (16,32,48)1.063, 2.125, 4.25 Gbit/sec-Full Duplex; Auto-sensing 1,2 & 4Gbit/sec optionally programmable to fixed port speed; speed matching between 1,2,4 Gbit/sec and 2,4,& 8 Gbit/sec; 10.5 Gbit/sec line speed full duplex, fixed port speed
Brocade DCX™
Backbone
For use in both the mainframe FICON and the Open Systems Fibre Channel environments. Connects applications with data and virtual servers with virtual storage32/384 (16)1.063, 2.125, 4.25 Gbit/sec-Full Duplex; Auto-sensing 1,2 & 4Gbit/sec optionally programmable to fixed port speed; speed matching between 1,2,4 Gbit/sec and 2,4,& 8 Gbit/sec; 10.5 Gbit/sec line speed full duplex, fixed port speed

Brocade 12000, 24000, 48000 Physical Specifications

Machine/ ModelDimension in inchesWeight: PoundsHeat Output BTU/hrPower
Brocade 12000
Director
17.22 x 24.11 x 29.2215-2506700Nominal: 200-240 VAC Nominal, single phase.
Operating: 180-264 VAC auto-sensing
Brocade 24000
Director
17.22 x 24.11 x 29.2193-2122525Nominal: 200-240 VAC Nominal, single phase.
Brocade 48000
SAN Director
17.22 x 24.11 x 29.22162425 - 5832Nominal: 200-240 VAC Nominal, 5.0 A, single phase.
Operating: 180-264 VAC auto-sensing.
Note: 256 port configuration requires a max of 750 Volt-Amps
Brocade DCX™
Backbone
17.22 x 24.11 x 28.822281875 - 5170Nominal: 100-240 VAC single phase.
Operating: 180-264 VAC auto-sensing.