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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2681


Module Name
Brocade® NetIron® CER 2000 Ethernet Routers and Brocade CES 2000 Routers and Switches
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode with the tamper evident labels installed as specified in Appendix A and configured as specified in Tables 4 and 8 and as per Section 9 of the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Brocade NetIron CER 2000 Series is a family of compact routers that are purpose-built for high-performance Ethernet edge routing and MPLS applications. These fixed-form routers can store a complete Internet table and are ideal for supporting a wide range of applications in Metro Ethernet, data center, and campus networks. The Brocade NetIron CES 2000 Series of switches provides IP routing and advanced Carrier Ethernet capabilities in a compact form factor.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #2715 and #3143
CVL Certs. #173, #394 and #403
DRBG Cert. #452
HMAC Cert. #1694
RSA Cert. #1411
SHS Cert. #2280
Triple-DES Cert. #1632
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; HMAC-MD5; MD5; DES; HMAC-SHA-1-96 (HMAC Cert. #1694)
Hardware Versions
{[BR-CER-2024C-4X-RT-AC (80-1006530-01), BR-CER-2024C-4X-RT-DC (80-1007213-01), BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-AC (80-1006529-01), BR-CER-2024F-4X-RT-DC (80-1007212-01), RPS9 (80-1003868-01) and RPS9DC (80-1003869-02)], [BR-CES-2024C-4X-AC (80-1000077-01), BR-CES-2024C-4X-DC (80-1007215-01), BR-CES-2024F-4X-AC (80-1000037-01), BR-CES-2024F-4X-DC (80-1007214-01), RPS9 (80-1003868-01) and RPS9DC (80-1003869-02)]} with FIPS Kit XBR-000195
Firmware Versions
Multi-Service IronWare R05.8.00a


Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134

Chris Marks
Phone: 408-333-0480
Fax: 408-333-8101

Validation History

Date Type Lab
7/15/2016 Initial ÆGISOLVE