Storage area network (SAN)

Scalable, flexible storage infrastructure


IBM SAN products and solutions provide integrated SMB and enterprise SAN solutions with multi-protocol local, campus, metropolitan and global storage networking. Learn more (US)

Newest SAN offerings

SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 Fabric Backbones (US)

The IBM System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 backbones are among the new generation of Fibre Channel switching infrastructures, providing one of the most reliable, scalable, high-performance foundations for private cloud storage and highly virtualized environments.

SAN48B-5 Switch (US)

The IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 SAN switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale, private cloud storage environments by delivering 16 Gbps Fibre Channel technology and capabilities that support highly virtualized environments.

Cisco MDS 9148

New Cisco features enhance speed, flexibility and security for the MDS.

What we offer

Enterprise SAN directors

For highest availability and scalability enterprise solutions.

The content related to the Cisco MDS 9513, 9509 and 9506 directors has been consolidated in a single datasheet as of October 12, 2011.

Mid-range SAN switches

For scalable, affordable SMB and enterprise solutions.

Entry SAN switches

For simple, affordable small and medium business (SMB) solutions.

Multiprotocol routers

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Featured product

Unify network management for storage area networks (SAN) and converged networks

Featured solutions

Storage virtualization optimized for mid-sized businesses

Storage product guide

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