Brocade VDX 6740T-1G 56 Port Managed Switch

QuickFind: 728193 Mfr part code: XBR-VDX6740T-56-1G-F
  • Switch
  • L3
  • Managed
  • 48 x 1000Base-T + 2 x 40 Gigabit QSFP+ (breakout compatible)

Product Description

Brocade VDX 6740T-1G 56 Port Managed Switch

The new Brocade VDX 6740T-1G Switch offers dual-speed functionality. It can be deployed with 1000BASET for existing 1 GbE server connectivity and upgraded via software to 10GBASE-T for future bandwidth growth. Together with Brocade VCS Fabric technology,this switch delivers the high performance and low latency needed to support demanding virtualized data center environments.

Technical Specification

Brocade VDX 6740T-1G 56 Port Managed Switch

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 48 x 1000Base-T RJ-45 upgradable to 10G ¦ 2 x QSFP+ (breakout compatible) ¦ 1 x USB management ¦ 1 x 1000Base-T RJ-45 management ¦ 1 x management (RS-232) RJ-45 ¦ 2 x QSFP+ (breakout compatible) Ports on Demand


Compliant Standards FCC Class A certified, C-Tick, BSMI, GOST, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, CISPR 22, CCC, ICES-003 Class A, JEIDA, KCC Class A, ANSI C63.4, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition, GB 9254-2008, UL 60950-1-07, Directive 2002/95/EC, VCCI Class A, KN22, KN24, GOST-R 51318.22-99, GOST-R 51318.24-99, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 + A1, AS/NZS CISPR 22, BSMI CNS 14336-1, BSMI CNS 13438(95), GB 17625.1-2003, GB 4943.1-2011
Pricing Type Field Replaceable Unit (FRU)


Device Type Switch - 56 ports - L3 - Managed
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable 1U
Subtype Gigabit Ethernet
Ports 48 x 1000Base-T + 2 x 40 Gigabit QSFP+ (breakout compatible)
Performance Switching fabric bandwidth: 1.28 Tbps ¦ Forwarding performance: 960 Mbps ¦ Port-to-port latency: 3 µs
Capacity Virtual interfaces (VLANs): 4096 ¦ Port profiles: 1024 ¦ ACL entries: 13000 ¦ ARP entries: 32000 ¦ IPv4 routes: 12000 ¦ IPv6 routes: 3000
MAC Address Table Size 160000 entries
Jumbo Frame Support 9216 bytes
Routing Protocol OSPF, BGP-4, IGMPv2, IGMP, VRRP, OSPFv2, PIM-SM, static IP routing, OSPFv3, Multiprotocol BGP, policy-based routing (PBR), BGP-4+, VRRPv2, Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), VRRPv3, CIDR
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 1, RMON 1, RMON 2, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, TFTP, CLI
Encryption Algorithm MD5
Authentication Method RADIUS, TACACS+, Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2), LDAP
Features Flow control, DHCP support, ARP support, VLAN support, IGMP snooping, packet filtering, IPv6 support, High Availability, firmware upgradable, sFlow, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support, Data Center Bridging Exchange (DCBX) support, enhanced transmission selection, Access Control List (ACL) support, Quality of Service (QoS), IP Precedence, Virtual Route Forwarding-Lite (VRF-Lite), Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+), STP Root Guard, Uni-Directional Link Detection (UDLD), Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVRST+), IPv4 support, Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP), Deficit Weighted Round Robin (DWRR), Remote Switch Port Analyzer (RSPAN), Data Center Bridging (DCB), role based access control, Management Information Base (MIB), Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP), NTP time synchronisation, redundant hot swappable fans, STP PortFast, Class of Service (CoS), Strict Priority (SP), tagged VLAN, non-port exhaust, DiffServ Code Point (DSCP) support, OpenFlow support, ISL Trunking, In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU), EVB Type-Length-Value (TLV), Priority-Based Flow Control (PFC), Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1v, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.1AX, IEEE 802.1Qbb, IEEE 802.1Qaz


Power Device Internal power supply - hot-plug
Installed Qty 2 (installed) / 2 (max)
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 276 Watt

Software / System Requirements

Software Included Brocade Fabric Watch, Brocade Network OS

Dimensions & Weight

Width 43.74 cm
Depth 53.65 cm
Height 4.27 cm
Weight 10.82 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 85% (non-condensing)
Min Storage Temperature -25 °C
Max Storage Temperature 70 °C
Humidity Range Storage 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

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