SAN fabric

Simple, affordable fabric switches and high availability Enterprise SAN Directors

IBM System Networking SAN24B-5

The IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 switch provides outstanding price/performance value, combining flexibility, simplicity and enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level switch.

Ports 12 and 24 ports with “ports-on-demand” scalability
Link speeds 2, 4, 8 and 16 Gbps auto-sensing
Operating systems Microsoft Windows, Linux, AIX, other selected operating systems

IBM® System Storage® SAN24B-4 Express

A compact, high-performance, easy-to-install Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) switch that enables multiple servers to connect to external disk and tape systems. SAN24B-4 supports most common operating systems and connects to most common servers and external storage devices. Supports server virtualization with virtual data paths across a single Fibre Channel link. Can connect to other SAN switches, routers and directors to form a multi-switch fabric for increased connectivity.

Ports 8, 16 and 24 ports with Ports on Demand scalability
Link speeds 8, 4, 2 and 1 Gbps auto-sensing
Operating systems Microsoft Windows, Linux, IBM AIX®

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