IBM System Networking SAN96B-5


The IBM® System Networking SAN96B-5 switch is a high-density, purpose-built, foundational building block for large and growing storage area network (SAN) infrastructures. It is designed to provide highly resilient, scalable and simplified network infrastructure for storage. By delivering leading-edge, Gen 5 FC technology and capabilities with 16 Gbps performance, SAN96B-5 meets the demands of growing, dynamic workloads; evolving, virtualised DCs; and highly virtualised private and hybrid cloud storage environments.

IBM System Networking SAN96B-5

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Product number 2498-F96 / 2498-N96*
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 SAN96B-5 Redbooks Product Guide to review most current optional features
Size Width: 42.93 cm (16.90 in.); Height: 8.67 cm (3.42 in.); Depth: 60.98 cm (24.01 in.)
Weight 16.92 kg (37.3 lb) with two power supply field-replaceable units, without transceivers

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