Foundry® FastIron WS FWS648

Foundry® FastIron WS FWS648


Foundry® End-of-Support Date: May 26, 2019
Status: Supported by TeamKCI

The Foundry® FastIron WS FWS648 SAN Appliance Has Reached EOSL on May 26, 2019 – Don’t Let Your Foundry® FastIron WS FWS648 SAN Equipment Go Unsupported!

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Foundry FastIron FWS648

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.

TeamKCI Benefits

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

    The FastIron WS FWS648 provides an intelligent edge switch designed for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs), branch offices, and distributed enterprises – without compromising performance and reliability. Featuring standards-based PoE, the FastIron WS FWS648 delivers the scalability, Quality of Service (QoS) assurance, resilience, and Voice over IP (VoIP)-readiness needed to implement a high-value converged solution at the network edge.

    Combining Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), PoE, and intelligent fault detection with a feature-rich, secure, and highly reliable solution, the FastIron FWS648 maximizes productivity and investment protection.

    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 Foundy 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® FWS648 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

     Ports:  44×10/100 Mbps ports plus four RJ45/SFP (1 GbE) combo ports
     Switching Performance:  16.8 Gbps
     Forwarding Performance:  12.6 Mpps
     10/100 Mbps Port Density:
     44 plus 4-port Combo
     100/1000 Mbps SFP Port
     4 Combo
     Maximum Number of MAC

    Click for FastIron FWS648 Datasheet


    Foundry® FastIron WS FWS624G End-of-Life Notification

    On November 26, 2013, Brocade® Communications issued an End-of-Life Notice for the Foundry® FWS648.

    To view this notice click here.


    We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists and will maintain the Foundry® FWS648 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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