Brocade SAN I/O Modules for Blade Servers

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Maximize the benefits of consolidation with the industry’s best-in-class SAN I/O modules for Blade Servers

Deliver high availability: Brocade Fibre Channel SAN anchors high-performance data centers. This scalable fabric helps preserve legacy network design while supporting active-active server connections. 

Increase I/O: A highly virtualized environment needs speedy, high-capacity throughput.  

Accelerate deployment and diagnosis: Reduce the time it takes to deploy storage network monitoring. Speed up diagnosis of trouble spots. With improved fabric manageability—and that includes cabling—it’s easier to ensure end-to-end link-level integrity.

Zero Footprint: Brocade Fibre Channel SAN I/O modules enable space saving designs and the ability to provide a fully redundant, hot pluggable SAN connectivity solution in-a-box to enterprise customers for faster deployment and quicker maintenance.


Functionality that supports end-users

  • Address evolving workloads and integrate with open solutions through Brocade Fibre Channel technology
  • Scale fabric architecture with flattened network design and provide VM mobility without reconfiguration
  • Simplify fabric manageability with Brocade Fabric Vision technology

Rapid deployment, increased availability

  • Minimize downtime with live monitoring, integrated diagnostics, and point-in-time playback
  • Simplify SAN fabric monitoring with pre-defined, threshold-based rules, actions, and policies
  • Improve SAN health, stability, and capability with intuitive reporting and trend analysis


Speed Partner Server Blade Model I OEM Model BRCD Model
  Lenovo Flex   FC5022 6547
  Hitachi Symphony CB500 6546 6546
  Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX400, BX900 6545 6545
  Dell PowerEdge M1000e M6505 M6505
  Huawei FusionServer E Series E9000 CX916 & NX220 6543
  Inspur Yingxin
NX Blade
i9000 FSM1648 6542
  NEC Sigma Blade -H, -Hv2,
& -M
5480 5480
  Dell PowerEdge M1000e M5424 M5424
  Huawei E Series E9000 CX912, NX210 5432
  Huawei Tecal K Series 8280 CN21XFMC 5431
Additional Switch Modules


IBM BladeCenter T, HT, E, H, & S B5470 5470
Hitachi Symphony   5460 5460
Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX400, BX900 5450 5450
Huawei E Series E6000
NX110 5430

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