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Brocade Enterprise 20-port 8Gb SAN Switch Module for IBM BladeCenter

IBM Web Price*

Availability:Within 16 days**
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The 20-port Enterprise bundle offers advanced software features and functions such as:

  • Server Application Optimization - allows virtual machine QoS, authentication and Monitoring from adapter through SAN to allow greater utilization of virtual machines per server blade
  • Adaptive Networking - leverages device-to-device QoS bandwidth, Ingress Rate Limiting for slow storage devices and Traffic Isolation to manage performance across interswitch links
  • Enterprise Group Management - enables centralized group management of Brocade fabrics (downloads, configurations) when using Brocade Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM) software
  • Fabric watch - monitors and creates alerts based on the health of switch and SAN fabric elements such as link failure, CRC and performance thresholds
  • ISL Trunking - combines up to six ISLs into a single, logical 96 Gbps full duplex trunk with greater performance and reliability
  • Advanced Performance Monitoring - provides end-to-end visibility into fabric performance for simplified SAN planning, tuning and management
  • Extended Fabric - extends Fibre Channel links beyond traditional distance limitations to over 400km for business continuity solutions

Note: The Brocade SFP transceiver module (part number 44X1962) is required and sold separately

Model name 42C1828
IBM Web Price*$13,999.00
Warranty period1 year CRU & On-site 9x5 Next Business Day (NBD)

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