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Brocade SilkWorm 200E SAN Switch

SKU: BRC200E Category:

Product Description

Brocade 200E Switch: 8 to 16 Ports | 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec

The 4 Gbit/sec Brocade 200E Switch provides an affordable single-switch solution for new small SANs or existing SANs that are being upgraded with newer technology. To help new SAN users deploy their SANs, the 8- to 16-port Brocade 200E features the EZSwitchSetup wizard and other key usability and configuration enhancements.

The Brocade 200E combines auto-sensing 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel throughput with new features that greatly enhance switch operation. As a result, organizations can enjoy the advantages of low-cost device connectivity and powerful capabilities that make SAN technology highly accessible and affordable.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Provides an affordable, flexible foundation for entry-level SANs, and an edge switch for core-to-edge SAN environments
  • Simplifies configuration and administration with easy-to-use tools such as the Brocade EZSwitchSetup wizard
  • Enables “pay-as-you-grow” scalability from single-switch fabrics to full-fabric enterprise capabilities with Ports On Demand scalability from 8 to 12 or 16 ports in 4-port increments
  • Offers dual functionality as either a full-fabric SAN switch or as a Brocade Access Gateway
  • Provides 4 Gbit/sec performance and availability characteristics typically associated with larger enterprise-class solutions
  • Protects existing investments in Brocade Fabric OS and Brocade M-EOS*-based environments through native E_Port switch interoperability
  • Protects existing device investments with auto-configuring 1, 2, and 4 Gbit/sec capabilities
  • Increases flexibility by connecting into any SAN fabric in Brocade Access Gateway mode

End-To-End Performance and Reliability

Brocade 8Gb switches require Brocade optical transceiver modules, which are available in a multiple models to satisfy a wide range of speed and distance requirements. These Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) modules are optimized for Brocade 8Gb products to maximize performance, reduce power consumption, and help ensure the highest availability of miss ion-critical applications.

Brocade Model 5300 Service & Part Numbers

  • Brocade 200E
  • 200E-SVC-ADVANCE-1 | 200E Series Advance Replacement 1 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-ADVANCE-2 | 200E Series Advance Replacement 2 Years Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-ADVANCE-3 | 200E Series Advance Replacement 3 Years Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-HA-1 | 200E Series High Availability Support 1 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-HA-2 | 200E Series High Availability Support 2 Years Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-HA-3 | 200E Series High Availability Support 3 Years Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-POH-1 | 200E Series Pair of Hands Support 1 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-POH-2 | 200E Series Pair of Hands Support 2 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-POH-3 | 200E Series Pair of Hands Support 3 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-STD-1 | 200E Series Standard Support 1 Year Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-STD-2 | 200E Series Standard Support 2 Years Service Plan
  • 200E-SVC-STD-3 | 200E Series Standard Support 3 Years Service Plan
  • BR-205E-R0001-A | SilkWorm 205E 8-Port 4Gb Entry Fabric Switch [2Gb SFPs included]
  • BR-210E-R0000-A | SilkWorm 210E 8-Port 4Gb Entry Fabric Switch
  • BR-210E-R0001-A | SilkWorm 210E 8-Port 4Gb Entry Fabric Switch [SFPs included]
  • BR-220E-R0000-A | SilkWorm 220E 8-Port 4Gb Full Fabric Switch
  • BR-240E-R0000-A | SilkWorm 240E 16-Port 4Gb Full Fabric Switch
  • BR-240E-R0001-A | SilkWorm 240E 16-Port 4Gb Full Fabric Switch [SFPs included]
  • BR-SMED4POD-01 | 4-Port Upgrade (POD) for 200E Series Fabric Switches [No SFPs included]
  • SilkWorm 200E | SilkWorm 200E Series 16-Port Capable 4Gb Fabric Switch
  • XBR-R000070 | Slide Rack Mount Kit for 200E, 300, 4100, 4900 & 7500 Switches
  • XBR-R000162 | Fixed Rack Mount Kit for 200E, 4100, 4900 & 7500 Switches
  • XBR-SMED4POD-0001 | 4-Port Upgrade (POD) for 200E Series Fabric Switches [4Gb SFPs included]