IBM System Storage SAN06B-R multiprotocol router
An entry-level multiprotocol extension router designed to connect two Storage Area Networks (SANs) over a wide distance using the Internet as the interconnection fabric (upgrades to enterprise-level functions are available). Intended to support business continuity solutions between supported servers at one site and support servers or IBM® System Storage® disk or tape devices at a distant location.
|Ports||Base system provides four active Fibre Channel ports and two Ethernet Internet Protocol (IP) ports. The optional Port Activation feature activates all 16 Fibre Channel ports and all 6 IP ports.|
|Link speeds||Up to 8 Gigabits per second (Gbps) auto-sensing Fibre Channel and up to 1 Gbps Ethernet (GbE).|
|Operating systems||Microsoft® Windows®, AIX®, UNIX®, Linux®, OS/400® and z/OS®|
|Optional features||Optical and copper transceivers (SFPs), fibre optic cables, 8 Gbps Advanced Extension, Advanced Performance Monitor, Advanced Networking, Enterprise Bundle, Extended Fabric, Fabric Watch, FICON® with CUP, Firmware Upgrade Renewal, High-Performance Extension, Integrated Routing, Port Activation, Trunking Activation, country-specific power cords|
IBM System Storage SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch
The IBM System Storage® SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch is a high-performance hardware device that delivers fabric-based encryption services to secure data for both disk and tape. It is tightly integrated with TKLM and provides scalable performance of on-demand encryption and compression processing power.
|Ports||32-port auto-sensing 8 Gbps Fiber Channel active ports|
|Link speeds||1.063 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 2.125 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 4.25 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 8.5 Gbit/sec line speed, full duplex; 8, 4, 2 and 1 Gbps autosensing|
|Operating systems||IBM AIX®, Microsoft® Windows®, UNIX®, Linux® and other selected operating systems|
|Optional Features||Encryption 96 Gbps Disk Performance Upgrade Activation, Adaptive Networking, Advanced Performance Monitor, E32 Enterprise Package**, Trunking Activation, Integrated Routing|
Brocade VDX 6730 Switch for IBM
The Brocade VDX 6730 Switch for IBM connects to Fibre Channel over Ethernet, iSCSI and NAS storage providing unified Ethernet storage connectivity options.
|Form Factor||1U or 2U|
|Ports||VDX 6730-32 with 24 x 10 GbE LAN ports and 8 x 8 Gbps native Fibre Channel ports VDX 6730-76 with 60 x 10 GbE LAN ports and 16 x 8 Gbps native Fibre Channel ports|
|Redundancy||Redundant power and fans standard|
|Warrantly||1-year next business day replacement, phone support and software upgrades|
Cisco MDS 9222i for IBM System Storage
The Cisco MDS 9222i for IBM System Storage® is designed to address the needs of medium-sized businesses and large enterprises with a wide range of Storage Area Network (SAN) capabilities. It can be used as a cost-effective high performance SAN extension over IP router switch for midrange SMB customers in support of IT simplification and business continuity solutions. It can also be used as a remote site router switch for device aggregation and SAN extension over IP to data center directors for large enterprise customers.
|Optional Features||Assorted optical and copper transceivers and cables; MDS 9200 Enterprise, Fabric Manager Server, 8-port and 18/4-port SAN Extension over IP, Mainframe, Storage Service Enabler Packages; 4 port 10 Gbps ISL; 12-, 24-, 48-port 4 Gbps FC; 4/44-port 8 Gbps FC, 8 port IP and18 FC/4 IP port; Storage Services (32 2 Gbps FC) modules|
|Link speeds||1, 2, 4 and 8 Gbps auto-sensing fabric; Gigabit Ethernet IP; 10 Gbps ISL|
|Ports||18 Fibre Channel and 4 IP ports; expandable with one 12, 24 or 48-port 4 Gbps FC switch module or one 4/44 8 Gbps FC switch module or one 4-port 10 Gbps FC switch module|
|Operating Systems||Microsoft® Windows®, UNIX®, Linux®, NetWare®, IBM OS/400® and z/OS®|