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System Storage SAN06B-R * 8Gbps b-type switch, 1U, up to 16

Product ID: 2498-R06
Status: Available

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Description:

The IBM 2498 System Storage SAN06B-R is a scalable and flexible platform designed for building or expanding a high-performance SAN extension infrastructure for disaster recovery, data protection, and data mobility storage solutions. Leveraging next-generation Fibre Channel and advanced Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) technology, the IBM System Storage SAN06B-R provides a flexible and extensible platform to move more data faster and further than previous generations. Fibre Channel and FCIP switch port density, bandwidth, and throughput are designed to help address today's dynamic I/O and workload requirements and are designed to meet tomorrow's evolving requirements for virtual data centers. The SAN06B-R can provide up to 16 8 Gbps Fibre Channel and 6 1 GbE ports.

Model abstract 2498-R06

The IBM 2498 System Storage SAN06N-R Model R06 has up to 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 6 1-GbE FCIP ports, 239 switches maximum, Short-Wave Laser (SWL), Long-wave Laser (LWL), and Extended Long-Wave Laser (ELWL).

Highlights:

Delivering 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) routing and switching capability coupled with hardware-assisted traffic forwarding for FC over Internet Protocol (FCIP), the IBM System Storage SAN06B-R helps address the demanding availability, performance, manageability, and scalability requirements.

The SAN06B-R base model features:

  • Sixteen FC ports supporting 1, 2, 4, or 8 Gbps link speeds

  • Six Ethernet ports supporting 1 GbE link speeds

  • FC routing combined with SAN distance extension

  • FCIP activation

  • Long-wave SFP transceivers designed to support connectivity at distances up to 4 and 10 km

  • Extended long distance SFP transceiver designed to support connectivity at distances up to 25 km

  • Copper SFP transceiver designed to be used with IP ports on the SAN06B-R
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Type ModelAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
2498-R06 2009-11-102009-11-20 --
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM System Storage SAN06B-R
Alternate Offering IDs: 2498
Offering Type: Hardware
Offering Subtype: Standard
Content Revision Date: 20140211
Document Identifier: 000000328269
Brand Codes: B5000 B8S0E B8S00
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