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Manufacturer: Brocade
Product ID: BR-5020-0001-A
Product Description: SilkWorm 5000 16-Port 4Gb Fabric Switch
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Pre-owned, used and refurbished Brocade BR-5020-0001-A

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General Information
Manufacturer: Brocade
Product ID: BR-5020-0001-A
Product Description: SilkWorm 5000 16-Port 4Gb Fabric Switch
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
Marketing Information

A high-performance SAN switch designed for rapidly growing environments, the Brocade 5000 combines scalability with superior investment protection. It features a flexible architecture that supports native E_Port interoperability for seamless connectivity into Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) or M-Enterprise OS (M-EOS) environments, allowing organizations to non-disruptively expand their existing SAN fabrics. The Brocade 5000 is fully compatible with Brocade 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec devices, including the Brocade DCX Backbone, protecting existing technology investments while providing a strategic solution for the future.

Number of Fibre Channel Ports: 16
Fiber Channel Port Type: FL_Port
Management Port: Yes
Media & Performance
Data Transfer Rate: 4 Gbit/s
Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type: SFP
Number of SFP Slots: 16
Management & Protocols
Manageable: Yes
  • SSH
  • Telnet
  • SNMP v3
Physical Characteristics
Compatible Rack Unit: 1U
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Height: 1.7"
Width: 16.9"
Depth: 10.4"
Weight (Approximate): 10.80 lb
Additional Information:
  • Data traffic types: Fabric switches supporting unicast and broadcast
  • Ports on Demand capabilities for fast, easy, and cost-effective scalability from 16 to 32 ports in 8-port
Compatibility: Supported Operating Systems:
  • AIX
  • UNIX
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Windows NT
Certifications & Standards:
  • CSA NRTL Certification to UL 60950-1: 2003, First Edition
  • CSA Certification to CSA 60950-1-03 (Canadian Standards Association)
  • CB Certification to IEC 60950-1 (2001) (including all National Deviations)
  • TUV Certification to EN60950-1+ A11
  • GOST Certification (Russia)
  • TUV Argentina Certification to IEC60950-1(2001)
  • Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) for CE Marking in European Union

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