BR-MLXE-16-MR2-X-DC

Brocade MLXe-16 DC system with one MR2 (X) management module, two high-speed switch fabric modules, one 1,800 W DC power supply, four exhaust fan assembly kits, and air filter. Power cord not included.

Products Overview

Brocade MLX Series

Brocade MLX Series core routers deliver unprecedented scale and performance, high reliability, and operational efficiency for the most demanding service provider and enterprise networks. Built on a programmable architecture with high-density 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 40 GbE, and 10 GbE routing, these routers meet massive bandwidth demands, while maximizing ROI. Leading OpenFlow 1.3 scale in hybrid port mode provides a seamless transition to SDN for increased network agility and programmatic control.

As almost every aspect of the world becomes digitalized and data, no matter what type, moves to the cloud, the interconnections between data centers, sites, and users are more critical than ever. The traffic patterns on those interconnections, within the data centers and on the campus network, are significantly different than they were 10 or 15 years ago. This means the requirements of the networking devices have been completely transformed and will continue to change at a rapid rate during this momentous sea change. As a result, network operators need solutions that can provide programmability, scale, and operational simplicity, enabling them to adapt and grow their network quickly. They will not only realize better TCO, but also unlock true ROI from the network for their business.

The Brocade MLX Series was designed to perform the pivotal routing function at and between cloud data centers and the end user. Built with a state-of-the-art, sixth-generation programmable architecture and terabit-scale switch fabrics; the Brocade MLX Series helps service providers and enterprises meet massive bandwidth demands, achieve greater virtualization, and provide high-value cloud-based services using less infrastructure—thereby simplifying operations and reducing costs in the data center. Carriers, Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), transit providers, and high-performance research networks also rely on these routers for their backbone networks to meet skyrocketing traffic requirements and reduce the cost per bit. Moreover, the Brocade MLX Series can reduce complexity in campus networks by collapsing core and aggregation layers, as well as providing connectivity between sites using MPLS/VPLS.

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) promises to provide an agile network for specialized service delivery. The Brocade MLX Series provides a seamless transition to real-world SDN with support for OpenFlow 1.3 in true hybrid port mode. This unique capability provides a pragmatic path for enabling network operators to integrate OpenFlow into existing networks, giving them the programmatic control offered by SDN for specific flows while the remaining traffic is routed as before.

Today’s organizations also face a wide range of data privacy challenges, from cyber attacks and third-party snooping on private networks, to compliance requirements and growing demand for premium, secure services. Ensuring data privacy throughout the network is therefore imperative as organizations seek to enable secure operations while increasing growth, productivity, and profitability. The Brocade MLX Series provides inline encryption capabilities at wire speed, ensuring data privacy without compromising performance or requiring complex deployments.

Features

Carrier-grade routers with IPv4/IPv6/MPLS/Multi-VRF enabled

4-, 8-, 16-, and 32-slot systems for maximum deployment versatility

Up to 19 billion packets per second routing performance with non-blocking 25.6 Tbps data capacity

Ideal for demanding, high-density environments up to:

  • 64 100 GbE ports per system
  • 128 40 GbE ports per system
  • 768 10 GbE ports per system
  • 1,536 1 GbE ports per system

Comprehensive, wire-speed, dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 routing support based on the Brocade Multi-Service IronWare OS:

  • High-performance, robust routing using Forwarding Information Base (FIB) programming in hardware
  • RIP/RIPng, OSPF/OSPFv3, IS-IS/IS-IS for IPv6, and BGP-4/BGP-MP for IPv6
  • Secure Multi-VRF routing for supporting virtual routing applications over non-MPLS backbones
  • VRRP and VRRP-E
  • Connecting IPv6 islands over IPv4 MPLS using IPv6 Provider Edge (6PE) routers
  • 6VPE enabling IPv6 multitenancy to the edge of the cloud
  • 127-bit IPv6 interface addresses

Industry-leading scalability up to:*

  • 10 million BGP routes
  • 2 million IPv4 routes in hardware (FIB)
  • 1 Million IPv6 routes in hardware (FIB)
  • 153,600 multicast routes
  • 2000 BGP peers per system
  • 2000 BGP/MPLS VPNs and up to 1 million VPN routes
  • 48,000 VLLs per system
  • 16,000 VPLS instances and up to 1 million VPLS MAC addresses 64,000 RSVP-TE LSPs
  • 4094 VLANs and up to 2 million MAC addresses
  • Large-scale Equal Cost Multi-Path (ECMP); up to 32 paths for unicast and multicast

Software-Defined Networking (SDN):

  • OpenFlow 1.3: QoS (for metering and enqueue), Group Table (select and fast failover), QinQ (TAG type auto-recognition), Active-Standby Controller, IPv6, Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 (controller interface)
  • Brocade OpenFlow hybrid-port mode with support for sFlow, IP, and MPLS/VPLS (uplinks) with protected VLAN for additional flexibility
  • 12-tuple matching for diverse set of applications
  • Support for up to 128,000 OpenFlow flows

Industry-leading performance for MPLS services, providing several service choices:

  • IP over MPLS, IPv6 over MPLS (6PE), IPv6 Layer 3 VPNs (6VPE), MPLS over GRE, Virtual Leased Line (VLL), Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), BGP/MPLS VPN, Multi-VRF, routing over VPLS, Max VPLS LSP Load Balance Scale for LER, RSVP TE Link Metric for CSPF Computation, RSVP Auto-Bandwidth with Absolute Threshold

Comprehensive MPLS signaling and path calculation algorithms for both traffic-engineered and non-traffic-engineered applications:

  • LDP, OSPF-TE, IS-IS-TE, RSVP-TE, CSPF, LDP over RSVP, Point-to-Multipoint (P2MP) RSVP-TE LSP
  • MPLS FRR (detour, bypass) and hot standby paths for traffic protection

Superior high-availability design:

  • Redundant management modules
  • Redundant switch fabrics
  • Redundant power supplies and cooling system
  • Hitless Layer 2/3 failover with stateful OSPF IS-IS, and BGP graceful restart
  • Hitless (in-service) software upgrades with graceful restart

Advanced QoS:

  • Hierarchical Quality of Service (H-QoS): Supports up to four levels of hierarchy—port, logical port (optional), customer (optional), and service
  • Inbound and outbound two-rate three-color traffic policers with accounting
  • Eight distinct priority levels
  • WRED support for congestion management and precedence dropping (tunable via configuration)
  • Support for hybrid queue servicing disciplines: Mixed, Strict Priority, and Weighted Fair Queuing

Comprehensive hardware-based security and policies:

  • Layer 2/3 ACLs (both inbound and outbound)
  • Granular ACL accounting (both inbound and outbound)
  • Hardware-based packet filtering
  • Hardware-based Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
  • Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
  • IPv4/IPv6 Receive ACLs
  • Extensive sFlow Layer 2-7 traffic monitoring for IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS services
  • IPv6 ACL-Based Rate Limiting
  • ACL Editing
  • Port-based network access control using 802.1x or MAC port security
  • Root guard and BPDU guard
  • Broadcast, multicast, and unknown unicast rate limits
  • ARP inspection for static entries
  • Multi-port Static ARP and Static MAC
  • Suite B Algorithm support for 256-bit IP-layer encryption
  • 128-bit MAC layer encryption

Advanced Carrier-grade Ethernet services

  • Up to 128,000 MAC addresses
  • 4000 VLANs/S-VLANs/B-VLANs
  • Ability to reuse VLAN-ID on each port using the Brocade Ethernet Service Instance (ESI) framework
  • MPLS Layer 2 VPN services
  • IEEE 802.1ad Provider Bridges
  • IEEE 802.1ah Provider Backbone Bridges
  • IEEE 802.1ag Connectivity Fault Management
  • ITU Y.1731 OAM functions and mechanisms for Ethernet-based networks
  • Comprehensive set of Layer 2 control protocols: Brocade MRP/MRP-II, VSRP, RSTP, MSTP, and ITU G.8032 Ethernet Ring Protection (ERP version 1 and 2)
  • Multi-Chassis Trunking with support for up to 256 clients (Active/Active mode or Active/Standby mode for Active/Passive access for client ports)
  • E-LINE (EPL and EVPL), E-LAN, and E-TREE support
  • Protocol tunneling of Bridge Protocol Data Units (BPDUs)
  • MEF 9, MEF 14, and MEF 21 certification

Full suite of unicast and multicast IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols:

  • Supported IPv4 protocols include RIP, OSPF, BGP-4, IS-IS, PIM-DM, PIM-SM/SSM, IGMP, BGP-MP for multicast, MSDP, Anycast RP, PIM Multicast ECMP, and RPF Shortcut
  • Supported IPv6 protocols include RIPng, OSPFv3, IS-IS for IPv6, BGP-MP for IPv6 (BGP4+), PIM-SM/SSM, MLD, VRRPv6, IPv6 Non-Stop Routing (NSR), VRRP-E, PIM Multicast ECMP, and RPF Shortcut

Advanced monitoring capabilities

  • Port- and ACL-based mirroring that enables traffic mirroring based on incoming port, VLAN-ID, or IPv4/TCP/UDP flow
  • Hardware-based sFlow sampling that allows extensive Layer 2-7 traffic monitoring for IPv4 and Carrier Ethernet services
  • ACL-based sFlow support

* Scalability limits depend on configured system parameters, -X module types, licenses, system profile selected, and routing database complexity

BROCADE VYATTA CONTROLLER AND BROCADE MLX SERIES

The Brocade MLX Series operates seamlessly under the Brocade Vyatta Controller. This controller is a quality-assured edition of the OpenDaylight controller code supported by an established networking provider and its leaders within the OpenDaylight community.

The Brocade MLX Series provides a wide range of leading-edge Ethernet modules for 1 GbE, 10 GbE, 40 GbE, and 100 GbE that enable organizations to use a single platform for many applications.

Product Comparison

Brocade MLXe/MLX Specifications

MLXe-4 MLX-4 MLXe-8 MLX-8 MLXe-16 MLX-16 MLXe-32 MLX-32
System Summary
Interface slots 4 4 8 8 16 16 32 32
Switch fabric capacity 1.92 Tbps 960 Gbps 3.84 Tbps 1.92 Tbps 7.68 Tbps 3.84 Tbps 15.36 Tbps 7.68 Tbps
Data forwarding capacity 800 Gbps 640 Gbps 1.6 Tbps 1.28 Tbps 3.2 Tbps 2.56 Tbps 6.4 Tbps 5.12 Tbps
Packet routing performance 600 million pps 480 million pps 1.2 billion pps 960 million pps 2.4 billion pps 1.9 billion pps 4.8 billion pps 3.8 billion pps
Maximum 100 GbE ports 4 2 8 4 16 8 32 16
Maximum 10 GbE ports 96 32 192 64 384 128 768 256
Maximum 1 GbE ports 192 192 384 384 768 768 1536 1536
Maximum OC-192 (STM-64) ports 8 8 16 16 32 32 64 64
Maximum OC-48 (STM-16) ports 32 32 64 64 128 128 256 256
Height (inches/rack units) 8.71 in./ 5RU 6.96 in./ 4RU 12.21 in./ 7RU 12.21 in./ 7RU 24.50 in./ 14RU 24.47 in./ 14RU 57.75 in./ 33RU 57.71 in./ 33RU
Switch fabric redundancy 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1
Management module redundancy N+1 N+1 N+1 N+1 N+1 N+1 N+1 N+1
Power supply redundancy 1+1 1+1 1+1 1+1 1+1 1+1 1+1 1+1
Airflow Side to back Side to back Side to back Side to side Front to back Front to back Front to back Front to back
Power
Maximum DC power consumption (W) 2083 1455 4060 2893 7107 5857 14,232 11,924
Maximum AC power consumption (W) (100-240 VAC) 2083 1455 4060 2893 7107 5857 14,232 11,924
Maximum thermal output (BTU/HR) 7108 4967 13,858 9873 24,255 19,991 48,575 40,696
Mechanical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.20 in. X 8.71 in. X 23.0 in.
(43.69 cm X 22.12 cm X 58.42 cm)
17.45 in. X 6.96 in. X 22.5 in.
(44.32 cm X 17.68 cm X 57.15 cm)
17.20 in. X 12.21 in. X 24.0 in.
(43.69 cm X 31.01 cm X 60.96 cm)
17.45 in. X 12.21 in. X 22.5 in.
(44.32 cm X 31.01 cm X 57.15 cm)
17.20 in. X 24.47 in. X 24.18 in.
(43.69 cm X 62.15 cm X 61.42 cm)
17.45 in. X 24.47 in. X 25.5 in.
(44.32 cm X 62.15 cm X 64.77 cm)
17.45 in. X 57.75 in. X 26.88 in.
(44.32 cm X 146.69 cm X 68.28 cm)
17.45 in. X 57.71 in. X 24.1 in.
(44.32 cm X 146.58 cm X 61.21 cm)
Weight 117 lb
(53 kg)
78 lb
(35 kg)
171 lb
(78 kg)
131 lb
(60 kg)
351 lb
(159 kg)
236 lb
(107 kg)
505 lb
(229 kg)
Approximately 478 lb
(217 kg)
Environmental
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 90%, at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Operating Altitude 6600 ft (2012 m)
Storage Temperature −25°C to 70°C (−13°F to 158°F)
Storage Humidity 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Altitude 15,000 ft (4500 m) maximum
Regulatory Compliance and Safety Approvals
Safety Agency Approvals
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-3
  • UL 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • EN 60950-1 Safety of Information Technology Equipment
  • EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products—Part 1: Equipment Classification, Requirements and User’s Guide
  • EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Product—Part 2: Safety of Optical Fibre Communication Systems
Electromagnetic Emission
  • ICES-003 Electromagnetic Emission
  • FCC Class A
  • EN 55022/CISPR-22 Class A/VCCI Class A
  • AS/NZS 55022
  • EN 61000-3-2 Power Line Harmonics
  • EN 61000-3-3 Voltage Fluctuation and Flicker
  • EN 61000-6-3 Emission Standard (supersedes EN 50081-1)
Immunity
  • EN 61000-6-1 Generic Immunity and Susceptibility (supersedes EN 50082-1)
  • EN 55024 Immunity Characteristics. Supersedes:
    — EN 61000-4-2 ESD
    — EN 61000-4-3 Radiated, radio frequency, electromagnetic field
    — EN 61000-4-4 Electrical fast transient
    — EN 61000-4-5 Surge
    — EN 61000-4-6 Conducted disturbances induced by radio-frequency fields
    — EN 61000-4-8 Power frequency magnetic field
    — EN 61000-4-11 Voltage dips and sags
TELCO NEBS/ETSI Designed to meet the following specifications (formal testing under way):

  • Telcordia GR-63-CORE NEBS Requirements: Physical Protection
  • Telcordia GR-1089-CORE EMC and Electrical Safety
  • Telcordia SR-3580 Level 3
  • ETSI ETS 300-019 Physical Protection
    — Part 1-1, Class 1.1, Partly Temperature Controlled Storage Locations
    — Part 1-2, Class 2.3, Public Transportation
    — Part 1-3, Class 3.1, Temperature Controlled Locations (Operational)
  • ETSI ETS 300-386 EMI/EMC
Power and Grounding
  • ETS 300 132-1 Equipment Requirements for AC Power Equipment Derived from DC Sources
  • ETS 300 132-2 Equipment Requirements for DC Powered Equipment
  • ETS 300 253 Facility Requirements
Physical Design and Mounting 19-inch rack mount supporting racks compliant with:

  • ANSI/EIA-310-D
  • ETS 300 119
  • GR-63-CORE Seismic Zone 4 Table top
Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • EU 2002/95/EC RoHS (with lead exemption)
  • EU 2002/96/EC WEEE
Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS)
  • GR-1089-CORE NEBS EMC and Safety
  • GR-63 CORE: NEBS Physical Protection
  • SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)
Specifications

IEEE Compliance

  • 802.3 CSMA/CD Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications
  • 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • 802.3ae 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 802.3u 100BASE-TX, 100BASE-T4, 100BASE-FX Fast Ethernet at 100 Mbps with Auto-Negotiation
  • 802.3x Flow Control
  • 802.3z 1000BASE-X Gigabit Ethernet over fiber optic at 1 Gbps
  • 802.3ad Link Aggregation
  • 802.3ah Ethernet in the First Mile
  • 802.1Q Virtual Bridged LANs
  • 802.1D MAC Bridges
  • 802.1w Rapid STP
  • 802.1s Multiple Spanning Trees
  • 802.1ad Provider Bridges; partial support: port-based and S-tagged service interface
  • 802.1ag Connectivity Fault Management (CFM)
  • 802.3ba 100 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol
  • 802.1ah Provider Backbone Bridging
  • 802.1ae MAC Security standard

ITU compliance

  • Y.1731 OAM functions and mechanisms for Ethernet-based networks
  • G.8032 Ethernet Ring Protection (ERP version 1 and 2)

RFC Compliance – BGPv4

  • RFC 4271 BGPv4
  • RFC 1745 OSPF Interactions
  • RFC 1997 Communities & Attributes
  • RFC 2439 Route Flap Dampening
  • RFC 2796 Route Reflection
  • RFC 1965 BGP4 Confederations
  • RFC 2842 Capability Advertisement
  • RFC 2918 Route Refresh Capability
  • RFC 1269 Managed Objects for BGP
  • RFC 2385 BGP Session Protection via TCP MD5
  • RFC 3682 Generalized TTL Security Mechanism, for eBGP Session Protection
  • RFC 4273 BGP-4 MIB
  • RFC 4893 BGP Support for Four-octet AS Number Space
  • RFC 4724 Graceful Restart Mechanism for BGP

RFC Compliance – OSPF

  • RFC 2328 OSPF v2
  • RFC 3101 OSPF NSSA
  • RFC 1745 OSPF Interactions
  • RFC 1765 OSPF Database Overflow
  • RFC 1850 OSPF Traps
  • RFC 2328 OSPF v2
  • RFC 1850 OSPF v2 MIB
  • RFC 2370 OSPF Opaque LSA Option
  • RFC 3630 TE Extensions to OSPF v2
  • RFC 3623 Graceful OSPF Restart

RFC Compliance – IS-IS

  • RFC 1195 Routing in TCP/IP and Dual Environments
  • RFC 1142 OSI IS-IS Intra-domain Routing Protocol
  • RFC 2763 Dynamic Host Name Exchange
  • RFC 2966 Domain-wide Prefix Distribution
  • RFC 5120 IS-IS Multi-Topology Support
  • RFC 5306 Restart Signaling for IS-IS

RFC Compliance – RIP

  • RFC 1058 RIP v1
  • RFC 2453 RIP v2
  • RFC 1812 RIP Requirements

RFC Compliance – IPv4 Multicast

  • RFC 1122 Host Extensions
  • RFC 1112 IGMP
  • RFC 2236 IGMP v2
  • RFC 3376 IGMP v3
  • RFC 3973 PIM-DM
  • RFC 4601 PIM-SM
  • RFC 2858 BGP-MP
  • RFC 3618 MSDP
  • RFC 3446 Anycast RP

RFC Compliance – General Protocols

  • RFC 791 IP
  • RFC 792 ICMP
  • RFC 793 TCP
  • RFC 1350 TFTP
  • RFC 826 ARP
  • RFC 768 UDP
  • RFC 894 IP over Ethernet
  • RFC 903 RARP
  • RFC 906 TFTP Bootstrap
  • RFC 1027 Proxy ARP
  • RFC 951 BootP
  • RFC 1122 Host Extensions for IP Multicasting
  • RFC 1256 IRDP
  • RFC 1519 CIDR
  • RFC 1542 BootP Extensions
  • RFC 1812 Requirements for IPv4 Routers
  • RFC 1541 and 1542 DHCP
  • RFC 2131 BootP/DHCP Helper
  • RFC 2338 VRRP
  • RFC 854 TELNET
  • RFC 1591 DNS (client)
  • RFC 5905 Network Time Protocol

RFC Compliance – QoS

  • RFC 2475 An Architecture for Differentiated Services
  • RFC 3246 An Expedited Forwarding PHB
  • RFC 2597 Assured Forwarding PHB Group
  • RFC 2698 A Two Rate Three Color Marker

RFC Compliance – Other

  • RFC 1354 IP Forwarding MIB
  • RFC 2665 Ethernet Interface MIB
  • RFC 1757 RMON Groups 1, 2, 3, 9
  • RFC 2068 HTTP
  • RFC 2043 SNTP
  • RFC 2138 RADIUS
  • RFC 3176 sFlow
  • RFC 2863 Interfaces Group MIB
  • Draft-ietf-tcpm-tcpsecure TCP Security
  • RFC 3074 Ingress Filtering for Multihomed Networks (uRPF)
  • RFC 2784 Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
  • draft-ietf-bfd-base Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
  • draft-ietf-bfd-v4v6-1hop BFD for IPv4 and IPv6 (Single Hop); for OSPFv2, OSPFv3, IS-IS
  • RFC 4741 NETCONF (partial)
  • RFC 4087 IP Tunnel MIB
  • RFC 4133 Entity MIB
  • RFC 5676 Definitions of Managed Objects for Mapping SYSLOG Messages to SNMP Notifications

RFC Compliance – IPv6 Core

  • RFC 2460 IPv6 Specification
  • RFC 2461 IPv6 Neighbor Discovery
  • RFC 2462 IPv6 Stateless Address Auto-Configuration
  • RFC 2463 ICMPv6
  • RFC 4291 IPv6 Addressing Architecture
  • RFC 3587 IPv6 Global Unicast Address Format
  • RFC 2375 IPv6 Multicast Address Assignments
  • RFC 2464 Transmission of IPv6 over Ethernet Networks
  • RFC 2711 IPv6 Router Alert Option
  • RFC 3596 DNS support
  • RFC 3315 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) for IPv6

RFC Compliance – IPv6 Routing

  • RFC 2080 RIPng for IPv6
  • RFC 2740 OSPFv3 for IPv6
  • draft-ietf-isis-ipv6 Routing IPv6 with IS-IS
  • RFC 2545 Use of BGP-MP for IPv6
  • RFC 6106 IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration
  • RFC 4659 BGP-MPLS IP Virtual Private Network (VPN) Extension for IPv6 VPN
  • RFC 6164 Using 127-Bit IPv6 Prefixes on Inter-Router Links

RFC Compliance – IPv6 Multicast

  • RFC 2710 Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6
  • RFC 3810 Multicast Listener Discovery Version 2 for IPv6
  • RFC 4604 IGMPv3 & MLDv2 for SSM
  • RFC 4607 Source-Specific Multicast for IP
  • RFC 4601 PIM-SM

RFC Compliance – IPv6 Transitioning

  • RFC 2893 Transition Mechanisms for IPv6 Hosts and Routers
  • RFC 3056 Connection of IPv6 Domains via IPv4 Clouds
  • RFC 4659 Transporting IPv6 Layer 3 VRFs across IPv4/MPLS Backbones (6VPE)
  • RFC 4798 Connecting IPv6 Islands over IPv4 MPLS Using IPv6 Provider Edge

RFC Compliance – MPLS

  • RFC 3031 MPLS Architecture
  • RFC 3032 MPLS Label Stack Encoding
  • RFC 3036 LDP Specification
  • RFC 2205 RSVP v1 Functional Specification
  • RFC 2209 RSVP v1 Message Processing Rules
  • RFC 3209 RSVP-TE
  • RFC 3270 MPLS Support of Differentiated Services
  • RFC 4090 Fast Reroute Extensions to RSVP-TE for LSP Tunnels
  • RFC 3812 MPLS TE MIB
  • RFC 4875 Extensions to RSVP-TE for P2MP TE LSPs
  • RFC 5443 LDP IGP Synchronization
  • RFC 5712 MPLS Traffic Engineering Soft Preemption

RFC Compliance – L3VPN

  • RFC 2858 Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4
  • RFC 3107 Carrying Label Information in BGP-4
  • RFC 4364 BGP/MPLS IP VPNs
  • draft-ietf-idr-bgp-ext-communities BGP Extended Communities Attribute
  • RFC 4576 Using LSA Options Bit to Prevent Looping in BGP/MPLS IP VPNs (DN Bit)
  • RFC 4577 OSPF as the PE/CE Protocol in BGP/MPLS IP VPNs
  • draft-ietf-idr-route-filter Cooperative Route Filtering Capability for BGP-4
  • RFC 4382 MPLS/BGP Layer 3 VPN MIB

RFC Compliance – Layer 2 VPN and PWE3

  • RFC 4664 Framework for Layer 2 Virtual Private Networks
  • RFC 4665 Service Requirements for Layer 2 Provider – Provisioned Virtual Private Networks
  • RFC 4762 VPLS Using LDP Signaling
  • draft-ietf-pwe3-arch PWE3 Architecture
  • RFC 4447 Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance using LDP
  • RFC 4448 Encapsulation Methods for Transport of Ethernet over MPLS Networks
  • RFC 5542 Definitions of Textual Conventions for Pseudowire (PW) Management
  • RFC 5601 Pseudowire (PW) Management Information Base

RFC Compliance – Encryption

  • RFC5996 Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2)
  • RFC 4303 IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
  • RFC 6379 Suite B Cryptographic Suites for IPsec
  • RFC 5903 Elliptic Curve Groups modulo a Prime (ECP Groups) for IKE and IKEv2
  • RFC 4868 Using HMAC-SHA-256, HMAC-SHA-384, and HMAC-SHA-512 with IPsec
  • RFC 4754 IKE and IKEv2 Authentication Using the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm(ECDSA)
  • RFC 4106 The Use of Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) in IPsec Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
  • RFC 3602 AES with 128-bit keys in CBC mode
  • RFC 4806 Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) Extensions to IKEv2
  • FIPS PUB 186-3 Digital Signature Standard (DSS)
  • SP800-56A Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography

MEF Certification

  • MEF 9 Certified – Abstract Test Suite for Ethernet Services at the UNI
  • MEF 14 Certified – Abstract Test Suite for Traffic Management Phase 1

Network Management

  • Brocade Network Advisor Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Integrated industry-standard Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • sFlow (RFC 3176)
  • Telnet
  • SNMP v1, v2c, v3
  • SNMP MIB II
  • RMON
  • Support for automated configuration management using NETCONF
  • Entity MIB (Version 3)

Element Security Options

  • AAA
  • RADIUS
  • Secure Shell (SSH v2)
  • Secure Copy (SCP v2)
  • HTTPs
  • TACACS/TACACS+
  • Username/Password (Challenge and Response)
  • Bi-level Access Mode (Standard and EXEC Level)
  • Protection against Denial of Service attacks, such as TCP SYN or Smurf Attacks

Environmental

  • Operating Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 90%, @40 °C (104 °F), non-condensing
  • Operating Altitude: 6,600 ft (2,012 m)
  • Storage Temperature: -25 °C to 70 °C (-13 °F to 158 °F)
  • Storage Humidity: 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Storage Altitude: 15,000 ft (4,500 m) maximum

Safety Agency Approvals

  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-3
  • UL 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • EN 60950-1 Safety of Information Technology Equipment
  • EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products – Part 1: Equipment Classification, Requirements and User’s Guide
  • EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Products – Part 2: Safety of Optical Fibre Communication Systems

Electromagnetic Emission

  • ICES-003 Electromagnetic Emission
  • FCC Class A
  • EN 55022/CISPR-22 Class A/VCCI Class A
  • AS/NZS 55022
  • EN 61000-3-2 Power Line Harmonics
  • EN 61000-3-3 Voltage Fluctuation & Flicker
  • EN 61000-6-3 Emission Standard (Supersedes: EN 50081-1)

Immunity

  • EN 61000-6-1 Generic Immunity and Susceptibility (Supersedes: EN 50082-1)
  • EN 55024 Immunity Characteristics ( Supersedes:
  • EN 61000-4-2 ESD
  • EN 61000-4-3 Radiated, radio frequency, electromagnetic field
  • EN 61000-4-4 Electrical fast transient
  • EN 61000-4-5 Surge
  • EN 61000-4-6 Conducted disturbances induced by radio-frequency fields
  • EN 61000-4-8 Power frequency magnetic field
  • EN 61000-4-11 Voltage dips and sags)

Telco NEBS/ETSI

  • Designed to meet the following specifications (formal testing under way):
  • Telcordia GR-63-CORE NEBS Requirements: Physical Protection
  • Telcordia GR-1089-CORE EMC and Electrical Safety
  • Telcordia SR-3580 Level 3
  • ETSI ETS 300-019 Physical Protection
  • Part 1-1, Class 1.1, Partly Temperature Controlled Storage Locations
  • Part 1-2, Class 2.3, Public Transportation
  • Part 1-3, Class 3.1, Temperature Controlled Locations (Operational)
  • ETSI ETS 300-386 EMI/EMC

Power and Grounding

  • ETS 300 132-1 Equipment Requirements for AC Power Equipment Derived from DC Sources
  • ETS 300 132-2 Equipment Requirements for DC Powered Equipment
  • ETS 300 253 Facility Requirements

Physical Design and Mounting

  • 19-Inch rack mount supporting racks compliant with
  • ANSI/EIA-310-D
  • ETS 300 119
  • GR-63-CORE Seismic Zone 4
  • Tabletop

Environmental Regulatory Compliance

  • EU 2002/95/EC RoHS (with lead exemption)
  • EU 2002/96/EC WEEE

Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS)

  • GR-1089-CORE NEBS EMC and Safety
  • GR-63 CORE: NEBS Physical Protection
  • SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)

ANATEL Approval Numbers*

  • BI-RX-04 1785-09-5661
  • BI-RX-08 1786-09-5661
  • BI-RX-16 1784-09-5661
  • BI-RX-32 1787-09-5661
  • NI-XMR-32 1787-09-5661

*Note: All certificates can be found at the Anatel Web site. For regulatory purposes, the Brocade MLX-4 and NetIron XMR 4000 are identified by model number BI-RX-4; the Brocade MLX-8 and NetIron XMR 8000 are identified by model number BI-RX-8; the Brocade MLX-16 and NetIron XMR 16000 are identified by model number BI-RX-16; and the Brocade MLX-32 and NetIron XMR 32000 are identified by model number BI-RX-32.

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