Brocade G610 Switch

Affordable, flash-ready switch delivers enterprise availability

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Small environments can reap big benefits from digital transformation. The key is a simple, always-on infrastructure than meets the high throughput, low-latency demands of critical applications. Purpose built for small to mid-sized businesses, the Brocade G610 delivers it all— with enterprise-class availability and flash-ready performance.

Affordable: This affordable, industry-leading Gen 6 Fibre Channel switch gives small to midsized data centers high-performance storage access, and the freedom to scale on demand from 8 to 24 ports. A point-and-click user interface makes it all fast and easy to install.

Flash-ready: Flash is the path to a speedy storage future—provided your SAN can keep up. The Brocade G610 delivers the high throughput and low latency you need to keep pace today, plus adaptability features for an increasingly flash-ready future.

Always on: The Brocade G610 leverages the proven enterprise-class reliability of Gen 6 Fibre Channel and Brocade Fabric Vision technology to deliver always-on business operations. Rely on the network that delivers insight through integrated VM sensors, monitoring, and diagnostics to ensure operational stability.


Simple and Scalable

  • Install in three easy steps.
  • Start small and grow on demand from 8 to 24 ports.



  • Power up from 16 to 32 Gbps on demand
  • Seamlessly transition to next-generation NVMe flash arrays



  • Sensors proactively monitor VM health and performance to pinpoint issues before they impact operations
  • Recover automatically from common networking problems


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Bandwidth 768
Bandwidth UOM Gb/s
Total Line Rate Ports 8 to 24 @ 32 Gb/s
Power Text 0.10 watts / Gb/s, single, fixed power supply
Frame Based ISL Trunking 256 Gb/s frame-based trunk (optional)
Access Gateway Supports
FICON Support Not available
Size (mm) 428.8(W) x 42.9(H) x 306.6(D)
Certified Maximum 6,000 active nodes; 56 switches, 19 hops in Brocade Fabric OS® fabrics; larger fabrics certified as required
Fibre Channel Performance 4.25 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; 14.025 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 4 Gb/s, 8 Gb/s, 16 Gb/s, and 32 Gb/s port speeds

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