Ethernet Switches & Routers

New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-11-2016

Can someone help me compare and contrast SPX and Stacking?

I have a fleet of several dozen Brocade switches, and I'm trying to make a decision regarding whether to configure them in a traditional stack or use SPX. I've read many article on the actual command line configuration of how to migrate from Stack to SPX but nothing that addresses the Why? I don't see the difference. If someone could explian it or point me to an article that contrasts the two methodolgies that would be helpful.





Former Brocadian
Posts: 238
Registered: ‎06-30-2010

Re: Can someone help me compare and contrast SPX and Stacking?



Here is a link to a stacking guide


This shows both options and illustrates the differences between them


Hopefully this will answer your questions




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