Brocade Silkworm 3850

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Part Number Product Description Price NOK Cart
BR-3850-0000-B Brocade Silkworm 3850 (full fabric capability) 2Gb/s 16-port Fibre Channel Switch 93800,-
BR-3852-0000-B Brocade Silkworm 3850 2Gb/s 16-port Fibre Channel Switch 71500,-


The Brocade SilkWorm 3850 16-port auto-sensing Fibre Channel switch significantly increases performance and functionality for small SAN environments. The SilkWorm 3850 combines 1 and 2 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel throughput with features that improve SAN security, availability, performance, and management.

Designed for use in entry and enterprise environments, the SilkWorm 3850 provides the ability to scale from entry 2-switch fabrics to full-fabric enterprise capabilities. As a result, it enables a seamless upgrade path and cost-effective migration, along with backward and forward compatibility with SilkWorm entry, midrange, and director-class offerings. The SilkWorm 3850 is ideal for key SAN solutions such as LAN free backup and server and storage consolidation.


  • Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF) traffic rerouting
  • Non-disruptive software upgrades (hot code load and activation)
  • Single FRU with redundant power and cooling fans
  • Full backward and forward compatibility with the entire family of SilkWorm switches and directors
  • Seamless migration path to 2 Gbit/sec connectivity and advanced fabric services
  • 1 and 2 Gbit/sec (full-duplex) performance to enable 64 Gbit/sec of uncongested switch throughput
  • Auto-sensing and speed matching of 1 and 2 Gbit/sec traffic
  • Capable of delivering overall system availability greater than 99.999 percent
  • Hardware-enforced zoning by World Wide Name (WWN)
  • SNMP-based interfaces
  • MIB support
  • Secure Telnet access through SSH (Secure Shell)
  • Brocade WEB TOOLS to simplify SAN management
  • Per-port statistics for fast problem diagnosis and isolation
  • Full forward and backward compatibility allowing for changing SAN environments
  • Integration with heterogeneous environments: Windows 2000, Windows NT, UNIX, Linux, HPUX, AIX, and Solaris

Technical Specifications


SFP Hotpluggable


Form Factor
Ports - Maximum
Ports - Populated


E_Port Expansion Port

Product Documents

pdf Datasheet 283.1KB