The Lenovo® Flex System EN2092 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Scalable switch provides outstanding flexibility allowing you to buy one today and enhance its functionality in the future. The scalable architecture allows you to support 2-port or 4-port 1 Gigabit (Gb) adapters with only a pair of EN2092s. Designed with top performance in mind, the EN2092 provides high availability (HA) with outstanding quality and switch failover capability.
The EN2092 helps clients reduce input/output (I/O) costs today while providing investment protection for the future with unmatched flexibility and scalability. The flexible port-mapping1 feature offers the ability to dynamically assign ports based on need. In addition, the EN2092 supports the Feature on Demand (FoD) capability which allows clients to scale Ethernet ports as required by simply purchasing software upgrade licenses to turn on additional 1 Gb or 10 GbE ports.
Base configuration: 14 × 1 Gb internal ports & 10 × 1 Gb external
Switch upgrade 1: Additional 14 × 1 Gb internal ports and 10 × 1 Gb external
Switch upgrade 2: Enables 4 × 10 Gb external
1Capability starting with IBM Networking OS 7.8. Based on license purchased base, upgrade 1 and/or upgrade 2.
|Flexible port mapping|
|Support for 10 Gb external uplink ports|
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