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Manufacturer: Brocade
Product ID: EIF24G-A
Product Description: EdgeIron 24-port 10/100/1000 with 4-port SFP combo slots,
Shipping: Typically ships within 2-3 days
Warranty: Lifetime Warranty
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1-800-TO-MULTI or Email

Pre-owned, used and refurbished Brocade EIF24G-A

The Brocade (formerly Foundry) EdgeIron EIF24G-A, or 24-port 10/100/1000 with 4-port SFP combo slots, is available from us for less. Featuring 20 10/100/1000 RJ-45 ports and 4 combo GbE RJ-45/mini-GBIC slots in a compact 1-RU form factor, a new or refurbished EIF24G-A is an ideal solution for mid-range needs of enterprise users in need of standard Layer 2 features, interface flexibility, and wire-speed performance. In addition, a new surplus or used EIF24G-A delivers a switching performance of up to 48Gbps and provides excellent port density.

The EIF24G-A available is just one of the many options available in the extensive MULTI-LINK (MLCP) switch equipment inventory. Because we maintain a large EIF24G-A inventory, MULTI-LINK can often ship within 1-2 days or even on the same day you order!

We provide an extensive selection of current and previous generation equipment, ranging from interface cards to fixed-configuration and modular switches, to other insert components. Whatever your Brocade switch requirement, MULTI-LINK strives to build a relationship with you that will last for years to come.

At MULTI-LINK, we guarantee all used and refurbished EIF24G-A will be tested to factory specifications by our onsite technicians, and we'll back it with our standard lifetime warranty. If you would like to request a quote for a new, refurbished or used EIF24G-A, simply add it to your quote cart or call us directly at 1-800-TO MULTI (866-8584) to speak with a representative!

We buy surplus! If you have surplus EIF24G-A or other network equipment, visit our Investment recapture page to review various buy-back options, list your equipment on our Sell Us Your Surplus form or call us directly for assistance at 1-800-TO MULTI (866-8584).

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General Information
Manufacturer: Brocade
Product ID: EIF24G-A
Product Description: EdgeIron 24-port 10/100/1000 with 4-port SFP combo slots,
Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Marketing Information

Foundry's EdgeIron 24G-A is intelligent Gigabit Ethernet switch with 24 10/100/1000BASE-T ports, four of which are combo ports that are shared with four alternate Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) transceiver slots. Use of an SFP port automatically disables its corresponding RJ-45 port by default. This switch can easily tame your network with full support for Spanning Tree Protocol, Multicast Switching, Virtual LANs.

Total Number of Network Ports: 20
Management Port: Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 24
Port/Expansion Slot Details: 20 x Gigabit Ethernet Network
  4 x Gigabit Ethernet Network
  4 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
Media & Performance
Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair
Twisted Pair Cable Standard: Category 6
Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
Network Technology: 10Base-T
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 4
Expansion Slot Type: SFP
Shared SFP Slot: Yes
Number of SFP Slots: 4
Management & Protocols
Manageable: Yes

Network management agent:

  • Supports Telnet, SNMP/RMON and Web-based interface
  • Supports out-of-band RS-232 console port (VT100)
  • Software upload via TFTP
  • Supports BOOTP and DHCP for IP address assignment
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Support for up to 255 IEEE 802.1Q based tagged VLANs with GVRP
  • IEEE 802.1p Class of Service (CoS) through eight priority queues for each port with Weighted Round
  • Robin queueing
  • Layer 3/4 traffic prioritization with IP Precedence and IP DSCP
  • Multicast switching based on IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) snooping and multicast filtering
  • Support for up to 6 static or dynamic IEEE 802.3ad aggregated trunks per switch

VLAN Support:

  • Up to 255 groups; port-based or with 802.1Q VLAN tagging
  • GVRP for automatic VLAN learning
Standard Memory: 32 MB
Memory Technology: DRAM
Flash Memory: 8 MB
MTBF: 148333 Hour
Power Description
Input Voltage: 110 V AC
  220 V AC
Power Source: Power Supply
Redundant Power Supply Supported: Yes
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Weight (Approximate): 9.37 lb
Package Contents:
  • EdgeIron 24G-A Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • Four adhesive foot pads
  • Bracket Mounting Kit containing two brackets and eight screws for attaching the brackets to the switch
  • Power Cord
  • RS-232 console cable
  • User Agreement Envelope
  • Registration Card
  • CD-ROM containing:
  • Foundry EdgeIron 24G-A Installation Guide
  • Foundry EdgeIron User Guide
  • Foundry EdgeIron External Redundant Power Supply Installation Guide
Additional Information:
  • Port Trunks (static - Cisco EtherChannel compliant, dynamic - LACP)
  • Port Mirroring
  • Noise: 46 dB
  • Up to 6 trunks

Buffer Architecture:

  • 2 Mbytes per system
Certifications & Standards:


  • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3z Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol and traffic priorities
  • IEEE 802.1p priority tags
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN
  • IEEE 802.3ac VLAN tagging
  • IEEE Link Aggregation Control Protocol
  • IEEE 802.3x full-duplex flow control (ISO/IEC 8802-3)


  • SNMP (RFC 1157)
  • RMON (RFC 1757 groups 1,2,3,9)
  • RADIUS (RFC 2618)


  • CE Mark


  • FCC Class A
  • Industry Canada Class A
  • EN55022 (CISPR 22) Class A
  • EN 61000-3-2/3
  • VCCI Class A
  • C-Tick - AS/NZS 3548 (1995) Class A


  • EN 55024


  • CSA/ C US (CSA22.2 NO 60950-00 & UL60950)
  • CB: IE 60950
  • EN60950 (T

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