What IBM SAN50C-R Can Do For Your Business

IBM Storage Networking SAN50C-R is an optimized platform for deploying high-performance SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services and cost-effective multi-protocol connectivity for both open systems and mainframe environments. With a compact form factor and advanced capabilities normally available only on director-class switches, SAN50C-R is an ideal solution for departmental and remote branch-office SANs as well as large-scale SANs in conjunction with the IBM Storage Networking SAN384C-6 Director.
IBM Storage Networking SAN50C-R Fabric Switch

Enable SAN consolidation

Enable storage area network (SAN) consolidation with integrated multiprotocol support.

Deliver high-performance FCIP

Enable cost-effective, high-performing Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) connectivity for open systems and mainframe environments and fast disaster recovery.

Support virtual storage area networks

Leverage support for virtual storage area networks (SANs), which are ideal for efficient, secure SAN consolidation.

Key features

  • Inter-VSAN routing FCIP for remote SAN extension
  • I/O Accelerator Services
  • Robust network security
  • Advanced FICON services

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