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System Networking SAN96B-5 * 16Gbps FC switch, upto 96 ports,2U

Product ID: 2498-F96
Status: Available

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Description:

The IBM 2498 are SAN96B-5 Gen 5 Fibre Channel Switches that are designed to meet the demands of highly virtualized, private cloud storage and data center environments by delivering an ultra-dense switch with 16 Gbps FC technology and enterprise-class functionality.

Model abstract 2498-F96

The IBM 2498 System Networking SAN96B-5 Model F96 is a 2U enclosure containing up to ninety-six 16 Gbps FC ports, redundant and hot- swappable two integrated power supply, and three fan FRUs. Depending on the power supply, and fan FRU, these fans direct the airflow from non-port side to the port side in the 2498-F96 model.

Highlights:

IBM System Networking SAN96B-5 16 Gbps Gen 5 Fibre Channel (FC) switches offer optimized cloud storage networking with the following capabilities:

  • Ninety-six 16 Gbps FC ports supporting 2, 4, 8, 10, and 16 Gbps speeds

  • Scalable Ports on Demand (PoD) configuration from 48 to 96 ports in 24-port increments to accommodate various sizes of storage area network (SAN) fabric environments

  • Small footprint and low energy consumption in 2U of space

  • Easy to use three-step deployment with EZSwitchSetup

  • Integrated management with the IBM Network Advisor Version 12
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Type ModelAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
2498-F96 2013-05-142013-05-24 --
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM System Networking SAN96B-5
Alternate Offering IDs: 2498
Offering Type: Hardware
Offering Subtype: Standard
Content Revision Date: 20140211
Document Identifier: 000000345862
Brand Codes: B5000 B8S0B B8S00
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