An excellent choice for very large deployments, the 140-port Brocade M6140 Director features 99.999% availability to guarantee business continuance. This high-availability, cost-effective solution performs well in several key applications, including backup and restore, disaster recovery, storage consolidation and disk mirroring.

The Brocade M6140 also features support for Fibre Channel and FICON traffic, transfer rates of up to 10 GB/sec, and hot-plug redundant power supplies, fans and processors.

Brocade M6140 Features:

  • Port speed: 2 GB/sec, full duplex
  • Buffer credits: 60/port
  • Aggregate throughput: 560 Gb/sec
  • Latency:
  • Distance support: 75 miles (120 km) @ 1 Gb/sec), 37 miles (60 km) @ 2 Gb/sec
  • Ports per chassis: 140 ports
  • Fibre Channel protocols: FC-PH Rev 4.3, FC-PH-2, FC-PH-3, FC-GS-2, FC-FLA, FC-FG, FC-SW-2
  • High-Availability features:
  • HotCAT online, non-disruptive firmware upgrades and activation 99.999%
  • Hot-plug, redundant power supplies and cooling
  • Hot-plug small form factor (SFP) transceivers, port modules
  • Online diagnostics
  • Fault isolation tools for network-wide activity

For pricing on new or used  Brocade M6140 directors, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.