Brocade SilkWorm 3850 Fibre Channel Switch
The 2 Gbit/sec Brocade SilkWorm 3850 16-port fabric switch enables small and medium-sized organizations to deploy affordable SANs that improve the efficiency of their business operations.
Brocade SilkWorm 3850 PAY-AS-YOU GROW SCALABILITY
Designed for small and mediumsized organizations, the SilkWorm 3850 integrates innovative hardware and software features that make it easy to deploy, manage, and integrate into a wide range of IT environments. With these powerful yet flexible capabilities, the SilkWorm 3850 enables organizations to start small and grow their storage networks in a scalable, non-disruptive, and efficient manner.This is especially beneficial for organizations that need to upgrade their existing SAN environment with minimal disruption.
SilkWorm 3850 / HD-3852-0001
The SilkWorm 3850 is designed to provide high-availability switching at the core of small-to-medium-sized storage networks. The core-to-edge SAN model features high availability for the entire fabric through redundant network paths. Combining the proven reliability of the SilkWorm family with a wide range of optional Advanced Fabric Services, these switches provide a SAN fabric capable of delivering overall system availability greater than 99.999 percent. In addition, Brocade Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF) enables the fabric to automatically isolate problems and reroute traffic around failed links onto alternate paths—increasing availability for mission-critical enterprise applications. Reliability is further enhanced with dual power supplies.