The Brocade FCX Series offers enterprise-class stackable Layer 2/3 edge switches with 24 or 48 GbE ports and optional 10 GbE uplinks, providing new levels of performance, scalability, and flexibility required for today's enterprise campus and data center networks.
High-Performance Enterprise-Class Stackable Switches for the Network Edge
The Brocade FCX Series of switches provides new levels of performance, scalability, and flexibility required for today's enterprise campus and data center networks. With advanced capabilities, these switches deliver performance and intelligence to the network edge in a flexible 1U form factor that helps reduce infrastructure and administrative costs.
Designed for wire-speed and non-blocking performance, Brocade FCX Series switches include 24- and 48-port models, in both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and non-PoE versions. Utilizing Brocade IronStack technology, organizations can stack up to eight switches into a single logical switch with up to 384 ports, simplifying management in the network access layer. PoE models support the emerging Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) standard to deliver up to 30 watts of power to edge devices, enabling next-generation enterprise applications.
The Brocade FCX Series offers a comprehensive line of switches with specific models optimized for campus and data center deployments.
Delivers enterprise-class Layer 2/3 switching in a compact, stackable form factor, combining chassis-like capabilities with an economical fixed-port solution
Simplifies network operations and protects investments with Brocade HyperEdge technology*, enabling single-point network lifecycle management and advanced services sharing across a heterogeneous stack
Includes IPv4 and IPv6 Layer 3 capabilities as a standard feature on all models
Provides non-stop availability with hitless stacking failover, hot insertion and removal of stacked units, and redundant internal hot-swappable power supplies and fans
Offers complete visibility into network activity with hardware-based sFlow traffic monitoring