The McData Sphereon 4300 Fabric Switch is an ideal entry level switch offering 12 ports at 2 Gb/s. It’s ready to grow with your organization’s changing needs, with features like FlexPort technology and an optional full fabric feature that allows you to grow your SAN to include multiple switches.

HotCAT online code activation and EFCM Basic management software add to the McData 4300’s impressive features. EFCM can help you manage a single switch or a small fabric efficiently and effectively.

Brocade ES-4300 Features: 


  • Port Speed: 1.0625 – 2.125 Gb/s, full duplex
  • Aggregate Throughput: 48 Gb/s
  • Latency: Less than 1 microsecond average


  • Ports per Chassis: 12 GL ports
  • Media Type: Hot plug, industry standard LC small form factor


  • Fibre Channel Protocols: FC-AL-2, FC-DA, FC-GS-4, FC-FS, FC-MI, FC-PH-3,FC-SB-2, FC-SB-3, FC-SWAPI, FC-PI, FC-SW-3, FC-MJS
  • Classes of Service: Class 2, 3 and F

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