IBM System Storage SAN48B-5


The IBM® System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering Gen 5 FC technology and capabilities with 16 Gbps performance that support highly virtualised environments. To enable greater flexibility and investment protection, SAN48B-5 is configurable in 24, 36 or 48 ports and supports 2, 4, 8, 10 or 16 Gbps speeds in an efficiently designed 1U package. This switch – now enhanced with enterprise connectivity options that add support for IBM FICON connectivity – can provide a highly reliable infrastructure when used with fast, scalable IBM z Systems servers.

IBM System Storage SAN48B-5

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Product number 2498-F48
Hot-swap components Power supplies, fan modules, small form-factor pluggables (SFPs)
Warranty One-year; customer-replaceable unit (CRU); and onsite, next-business-day response; warranty service upgrades are available
Optional features Please refer to the SAN48B-5 Redbooks Product Guide to review most current optional features
Size 43.8 cm (17.23 in.) W x 4.3 cm (1.7 in.) H x 44.3 cm (17.45 in.) D
Weight 9.16 kg (20.2 lb) (maximum ports fully populated)

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