IBM Flex System FC5052 2-port 16 Gb Fibre Channel Adapter

Highlights

The network architecture on the IBM® Flex System™ platform has been specifically designed to address network challenges, giving you a very scalable way to integrate, optimize and automate your data center. The Flex System FC5052 2-port 16 Gb Fibre Channel Adapter enables high speed access for Flex System compute nodes to an external storage area network (SAN). This adapter is based on the proven Emulex Fibre Channel stack, and works with any of the 8 Gb or 16 Gb Flex System Fibre Channel switch modules. When compared to the previous-generation 8 Gb adapters, the new generation 16 Gb adapters double throughput speeds for Fibre Channel traffic. As a result, it is possible to manage increased amounts of data.

Product features

Works with any of the 8 Gb or 16 Gb Flex System Fibre Channel switch modules. When compared to the previous-generation 8 Gb adapters, the new generation 16 Gb adapters double throughput speeds for Fibre Channel traffic. As a result, it is possible to manage increased amounts of data.

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