Designed to unleash performance and deliver operational stability for the virtualized, all-flash data center, Brocade directors are a modular building block for increased scalability to accommodate growth for large-scale enterprise infrastructures. With data center-proven availability, seamless scalability, and high-performance, Brocade Directors are the right platform for large enterprise environments that require increased capacity, greater throughput, and higher levels of resiliency.
|Brocade X6-8 Director||Brocade X6-4 Director||Brocade DCX 8510-8 Backbone||Brocade DCX 8510-4 Backbones|
|16 Tb/s||8 Tb/s||14.2 Tb/s||7.2 Tb/s|
|Usable Ports||384 @ 32 Gb/s||192 @ 32 Gb/s||512 @ 16 Gb/s||256 @ 16 Gb/s|
|Switching Latency Through Backplane||2.7 μs||2.7 μs||2.1 μs||2.1 μs|
|Local Switching Latency||780 ns||780 ns||700 ns||700 ns|
|Ultrascale ICL bandwidth||4 Tb/s||2 Tb/s||2 Tb/s||1 Tb/s|
|Virtual Fabric Support||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|