Brocade FastIron GS

Brocade FastIron GSStackable PoE Switches

Available in 24-port and 48-port models, the Brocade Fastiron GS LAN switches offer reliable performance, scalability, QoS, resilience and VoIP-readiness in a package that is field-upgradable to support PoE, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and IronStack stacking for investment protection and future-proofing.

Advanced Security

  • featuring IronShield 360 for system-wide, automated, closed-loop threat detection and mitigation
  • multilevel access security to console
  • secure, web-based management
  • Secure Shell, SCP& SNMPv3
  • TACACS/TACACS+ & RADIUS operator authentication
  • MAC filters, Layer 3/Layer 4 ACS, binding ACLs to TELNET
  • IEEE 802.1x authentication with multiple device authentication, dynamic VLAN, ACL and MAC filter assignment
  • Denial of Service Protection
  • Port security and MAC address locking
  • MAC address authenticationnn
  • policy-controlled MAC-based VLANs
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection and DHCP snooping

Layer 3 capabilities

  • Layer 3 software supports static routes, routing between directly-connected subnets, VRRp, ECMP, RIPv1/v2, & virtual interfaces
  • optional Edge Layer 3 Premium (EPREM) upgrade to provide dynamic Layer 3 routing ia OSPF v2 and RIP v1/v2
  • up to 1000 IPv4 routes

Quality of Service

  • packet classification, reclassification, policing, marking, re-marking
  • identify and classify/reclassify traffic based on port, source/destination IP address or MAC address, MAC address, 802.1p priority bit, Type of Service, DSCP, TCP/UDP port
  • Flexible queue servicing with WRR (Weighted Round Robin), SP (Strict Priority), or combined WRR/SP
  • 8 hardware queues
  • Ingress rate limiting — standard & extended ACL control, per VLAN, per port
  • Egress rate shaping per port
  • LLDP/LLDP-MED standards
  • ACLs configured on a per-port, per-VLAN basis
  • Support for up to 256 wire-speed ingress traffic policers
  • sFlow & port mirroring on the same port

System & Network Resilience

  • digital optical monitoring
  • port range with port speed downshift and auto-negotiation
  • port loop detction for Layer 1/Layer 2 loops
  • image checksum verification
  • next boot information
  • port flap dampening
  • auto-configuration

Power over Ethernet

  • standards-based IEEE 802.3af support
  • up to 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Mbps Class 3 PoE
  • 24-port model with dual power supplies provides up to 15.4W per port, while 48-port model with dual power supplies supports up to 10W per port
  • PoE auto-detection to simultaneously support PoE and non-PoE devices without modifying configuration
  • per-port LED indicators to identify power-consuming devices & ports
  • per-port short circuit protection
  • software accessible system and per-port power consumption
  • interoperable with popular VoIP equipment
  • LLDP-MED and voice VLAN

Brocade FastIron GS Specifications

Model Total Switching Performance Full Duplex Forwarding Performance 10/100/1000 Port Density 10 Gigabit Ethernet
GS624P, GS624XGP, GS624P-STK, GS624XGP-STK 108 Gbps 80 Mpps 20 plus 4-port Combos 2 with GS64P
3 with GS624XGP
GS648P, GS648XGP, GS648P-STK, GS648XGP-STK 136 Gbps 101 Mpps 44 plus 4-port Combo 2
GS624P-POE, GS624XGP-POE, GS624P-POE-STK, GS624XGP-POE-STK 108 Gbps 80 Mpps 20 plus 4-port Combos 2 with GS64P-POE
3 with GS624XGP-POE
GS648P-POE, GS648XGP-POE, GS648P-POE-STK, GS648XGP-POE-STK 136 Gbps 101 Mpps 44 plus 4-port Combo 2
  • up to 16,000 MAC addresses
  • SX, LX, LHA, LHB, 1000Base-BX and CDWM Gigabit Ethernet optics
  • CX4, 1310-MM, SR, LR, ER, ZR & ZRD 10 Gigabit Ethernet optics
  • Multi-device authentication and Dynamic VLAN assignment
  • up to 8 ports per Trunk
  • AC & DC power options
  • 253 maximum STP
  • BPDU & Root Guard, Single Link LACP, Port Loop Detection, Port Ffflap Dampening, Trunk Threshold
  • MAC-based VLANs
  • multiple Metro features, including Metro Ring Protocol

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