Capable of supporting mission-critical SANs, the Brocade SilkWorm 4900 Fibre Channel switch delivers high availability, high performance, and scalability in compact 2U form factor. It supports full 4 Gbit/sec operations at distances up to 100 kilometers (500 kilometers at 1 Gbit/sec) for business continuance.

Enhanced Brocade ISL Trunking enables a high-speed data path up to 32 Gbit/sec to heighten network performance. The adaptable architecture of the Brocade 4900 supports 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec technology with 32, 48, or 64 ports. And, it’s able to expand with your organization with Ports on Demand capabilities.

Brocade 4900 Features:

  • Fibre Channel Ports: 64 ports, universal (E, F, and FL)
  • Scalability: Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum
  • Certified Maximum: 56 switches, 7 hops; larger fabrics may be certified as required
  • Interoperability: SilkWorm 2000, 3000, 200E, and 4000 series switches; SilkWorm 12000, 24000, and 48000 directors; SilkWorm Multiprotocol Router
  • Performance: 1.063 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 2.125 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 4.25 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex and auto-sensing of 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec port speeds; optionally programmable to fixed port speed; speed matching between 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec ports

For pricing on new or used  Brocade 4900 switches, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.