IBM System Networking SAN24B-5

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The IBM® System Networking SAN24B-5 switch is designed to provide outstanding price to performance value, combining flexibility, simplicity, Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level switch. SAN24B-5 is configurable in 12 or 24 ports and supports 2, 4, 8 or 16 Gbps speeds in an efficiently designed 1U form factor. The base unit includes one (249824G/2498-X24) or two (2498-F24) integrated power supplies and fans. A second power supply provides additional redundancy for increased resiliency.

SAN24B-5 provides a critical building block for today’s highly virtualized, private cloud storage environments. It can simplify server virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure management while meeting the high-throughput demands of solid-state disks. It can also help minimize downtime in mission-critical environments by delivering high reliability, availability and serviceability.

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