Foundry® EdgeIron EIF48G

Foundry® EdgeIron EIF48G


Foundry® End-of-Support Date: December 31, 2012
Status: Supported by TeamKCI

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TeamKCI is America’s leading Foundry® support specialist.  We tailor our support programs to meet each customer’s specific network.  Our specialization spans the Foundry® spectrum encompassing BigIron, FastIron, ServerIron and TurboIron switches; and NetIron routers.  TeamKCI legacy specialists since 1982; today’s company for yesterday’s equipment.

TeamKCI will continue to support these units for as long as you use them.


Let TeamKCI help you design the most cost-effective Foundry® Solution.

The EdgeIron 48G delivers a cost-effective solution for the enterprise wiring closet, small backbone, server farm, and desktop applications for high-performance local area networks. This switch delivers interface flexibility, wire-speed performance, port density, and a complete, standard Layer 2 feature set to address the mid-range needs of enterprise users.

The EdgeIron 48G features 44 10/100/1000 RJ-45 ports and 4 combo GbE RJ-45/mni-GBIC slots in a 1-RU form factor, ideal for writing closet installation. The EdgeIron 48G supports jumbo frames, making it an ideal solution for high-density server connectivity and network attached file servers. The EdgeIron 48G comes with switching performance of 80Gbps and forwarding rate performance of up to 60 Mpps.

Used & Refurbished Foundry® Options

Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of Foundry® legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4hour onsite response time 24 x 7 NBD response; 9 x 5 NBD response. Round-the-clock tech support is standard with each SLA. We guaranty you will speak to a qualified engineer within 15 minutes of placing a service call any time of day or night. We support call home and dial-in features. And, will even store spare parts on your premises at no additional cost. You won’t find better third-party Foundry® support anywhere.

Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed Foundry® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned Foundry® hardware is meticulously tested, and burned in for 24 hours. Checkout TeamKCI prices. TeamKCI is the financial alternative option that will maximize your IT dollar. Coupled with our 90-day replacement warranty.

Warranty & Support – TeamKCI offers a 90-day warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished Foundry® switches and all other pre-owned refurbished Foundry® equipment we sell.  Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite support are also available for an additional charge.  Learn more.

How to Get Started?
For more information on a Foundry® EIF48G or any other Foundry® product simply complete the TeamKCI Quick Quote form on this page or call TeamKCI at 201-934-6500 Ext. 11 for immediate assistance.


Technical Specifications

 Mini-GBIC Slots:  4
 Switching Performance:  80 Gbps
 Forwarding Rate:  60 Mpps
 Maximum Number of MAC Addresses:  16,000
 Physical Dimensions:  1.7″ x 17.37″x 13.9″ (4.3 x 44 x 35.3 cm)
 Power Consumption:
 48 W Max

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Foundry® EdgeIron EIF48G End-of-Life Notification

Prior to Brocade® acquiring Foundry® Networks in 2008, the Foundry® EdgeIron EIF48G was designated End-of-Life.

Therefore, manufacturer’s maintenance is not available but…


We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists and will maintain the Foundry® EIF48G for as long as you continue to use it.

For a fast and accurate quote, fill out the form at the right.


TeamKCI maintenance services offer:

  • Spare parts stored on premises to facilitate rapid repairs and ensure that most problems can be handled with a single maintenance call.
  • A 24 x 7 response capability that allows our customers to speak with a product specialist within thirty minutes of placing a call any time of day or night.
  • On site response time of four hours or less.
  • Our pledge to only use tested OEM parts.
  • Prices that are at a minimum 50% less than the OEM’s list price.
  • Our promise to maintain your legacy equipment for as long as you choose to use it. TeamKCI has no End-of-Life or End-of-Support dates. We have never dropped service on any product we accepted for maintenance until our very last customer had stopped using it.
  • A lifetime rate guarantee never to escalate your initial rate.
  • Operational software support for all software and firmware you are using at its current EC level.

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