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IBM 2498 SAN40B-4 Express * 8Gbps FC switch, 1U, up to 40 ports

Product ID: 2498-B40
Status: Withdrawn from Marketing

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Description:

The IBM 2498 8 Gbps SAN switches are designed to provide high-performance switching platforms used to interconnect storage devices, hosts, and servers in storage area networks (SANs).

Model abstract 2498-B40

The IBM 2498 SAN40B-4 Model B40 is an enterprise-class 8 Gbps FC switch designed to handle the large-scale SAN requirements of an enterprise and can also be used to address the SAN requirements of a small-to-medium-sized workgroup.

Highlights:

The IBM System Storage SAN80B-4, IBM System Storage SAN40B-4, and IBM System Storage SAN24B-4 Express switches offer:

  • 8 Gbps industry-standard Fibre Channel (FC) switch capability for systems that support 8 Gbps throughput

  • Auto sensing FC ports supporting 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbps

  • Scalable Ports on Demand configuration from 16 to 80 ports in 8-or 16-ports increments to accommodate small, to larger midrange, and to enterprise SAN fabric environments

  • High availability design with integrated power supply and fan modules and hot-pluggable components
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Type ModelAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
2498-B40 2008-05-132008-05-23 2013-05-16-
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM System Storage SAN40B-4
Alternate Offering IDs: 2498
Offering Type: Hardware
Offering Subtype: Standard
Content Revision Date: 20140819
Document Identifier: 000000299062
Brand Codes: B5000 B8S00 B8TE0
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