New HP Storageworks 400 multiprotocol router AG459A. Brocade equivalent MP-7500B. Same pricing.
EMC Connectrix MP-7500B Multi-Protocol SAN Router: The EMC® Connectrix® MP-7500B router combines Fibre Channel connectivity with routing services and performance-optimized FCIP. Fibre Channel Routing Services provide a seamless way to share resources such as tape drives or storage arrays across multiple SANs without the complexity of physically merging those SANs. Thi greatly improves resource sharing, simplifies management, and reduces the overall complexity of the SAN. The MP-7500B supports multiple applications for SAN extension and disaster recovery, including EMC Symmetrix® Remote Data Facility (SRDF®), MirrorView™, and SAN Copy™-based replication solutions.
Fibre Channel Standards: FC-PH; FC-PH-2; FC-PH3; FC-GS-2: FC-FLA; FC-FG: FC-SW3
Ports: 18 total ports:16 Fibre Channel (E, F, FL, EX) and two Gigabit Ethernet
Performance: Fibre Channel: Fibre Channel:1.063/2.125/4.250 Gb/s line speed, full duplex; auto-sensing of 1,2, and 4 Gb/s port speeds; optionally programmable to fixed port speed; speed matching between 1, 2, and 4 Gb/s ports
Ethernet: 1/25 Gbit/sec
Fabric Latency: Depends on storage application
Classes of Service: Class 2 & 3
Port Types: FL_Port, EX_Port, and E_Port; self-discovery based on switch type (U_Port); Gigabit Ethernet for VE and Vex
Media Types: Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) LC Connectors up to 500 meters. Long wave length laser (LWL) up to 10km.
Fabric Services: Simple Name Server, Registered State Change Notification (RSCN); FC-FC Routing Service, Advanced Zoning, and Advanced WEB TOOLS
Optional Features: FCIP Tunneling Service, ISL Trunking, Advanced Performance Monitor, Fabric Watch
Hot-swappable Components: Hot-pluggable SFP media; redundant power supplies and redundant fans
Installation Options: 19” EIA-310D compliant rack
Interface: Advanced WEB TOOLS, SNMP, Telnet, API
Management Access: 10/100 Ethernet port (RJ-45): serial port
Diagnostics: Power-on self-test and embedded online/offline diagnostics
Depth (in/cm) 25.40/64.56
Height (in/cm) 1.69/4.29
Width (in/cm) 16.88/42.87
Weight (lb/kg) 30.2/13.7 with two power supplies, no SFPs
Temperature (ºF/ºC): Operating: 50 to 104/10 to 40
Humidity: Operating and non-operating: 20% to 85% non-condensing
Altitude (feet/meters): Operating: 10,000/3,000