Brocade G630 Switch

Increase scalability, respond to dynamic demands, optimize space utilization

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Purpose-built to meet the low-latency and high IOPS requirements of flash storage, this high-density switch is designed to tackle the growing requirements of large and dynamic environments. The Brocade® G630 is a high-density building block designed to support NVMe storage environments, demanding workloads and data center consolidation.

Build a network that scales as fast as your business
The Brocade G630 Switch delivers industry-leading 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel performance across 128 ports in a 2U form factor. This switch enables organizations to increase scale with 33 percent more connectivity at double the speed with Brocade Gen 6 technology.

Deliver leading-edge, low-latency NVMe performance with trusted reliability  
The Brocade G630 delivers seamless integration with the next generation of NVMe flash storage, without a disruptive rip-and-replace. With this switch, organizations can reap the benefit of running NVMe and SCSI concurrently on the same network to ramp up a gradual technology transition to NVMe performance. 

Automate for operational efficiency
Power IT with simple and open automation to increase productivity. By automating daily repetitive tasks, IT organizations can improve efficiency and dramatically decrease the risk of operational mistakes.


Deliver unmatched scalability

  • “Pay as you grow” from 48 up to 128 32 Gb/s ports with Ports on Demand (PoD)
  • Scale efficiently with 33 percent more connectivity in a 2U form factor  

Achieve breakthrough performance

  • Maximize your investment in low-latency, high performance flash with a storage networking switch that supports critical business applications with 32 Gb/s performance
  • Integrate seamless NVMe-ready Fibre Channel while running NVMe and SCSI concurrently on the same network for transitioning to NVMe-based storage

Simplify management and automation

  • Simplify end-to-end management of large scale environments by automating monitoring and diagnostics 
  • Unique integrated network sensors monitor NVMe workloads and enable granular visibility into both NVMe and SCSI IO performance for optimal network health  

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Specification Value
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Bandwidth 4
Bandwidth UOM Tb/s
Total Line Rate Ports 48 to 128 @ 32 Gb/s
Power Text 0.23 watts / Gb/s, dual hot-swappable power supplies
Frame Based ISL Trunking 256 Gb/s frame-based trunk (optional)
Access Gateway Not available
FICON Support Not available
Size (mm) 440.0 (W) x 86.70 (H) x 609.60 (D)
Certified Maximum Single fabric: 56 domains, 7 hops MPR fabric: 19 hops
Fibre Channel Performance Fibre Channel: 4.25 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 14.025 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 28.05 Gbps line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 4, 8, 16, and 32 Gbps port speeds. Fibre Channel: 4.25 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 14.025 Gbps line speed, full duplex; 28.05 Gbps line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 4, 8, 16, and 32 Gbps port speeds. Auto-sensing of 4×32, 4×16, 4×8, 4×4 Gbps speeds on the QSFP ports with Brocade FOS v8.2.0.
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