Feature spotlights

Port-on-demand scalability

Enjoy simple, pay-as-you-grow scalability for on-demand configuration flexibility of 24, 36, 48 and 64 ports.

Fabric Vision technology capabilities

Simplify administration with unprecedented insight and visibility across the storage extension network including tools to validate and troubleshoot long-distance link issues.

IBM Network Advisor

Leverage simplified networking management, enabling administrators to proactively diagnose and resolve issues to maximize uptime, increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.

IO Insight and VM Insight Intelligence

Gain deep insights into performance and availability across physical and virtual infrastructures, to quickly identify issues and understand key performance, health and utilization trends. This will allow administrators to optimize performance and safeguard operational stability.

Technical details

Software requirements

Warranty information: One-year; customer-replaceable unit (CRU); and onsite, next-business-day response; warranty service upgrades are available.

    Hardware requirements

    IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 Specifications:

    • Product number: 8960-F64 (Front/Port-Side Exhaust); 8960-N64 (Rear/Non-Port Side Exhaust)
    • Hot-swap components: Power supplies, fan, modules, SFPs
    • Optional features: Please refer to the IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 Redbooks Product Guide:

    Technical specifications

    Technical details:

    • Size: Width: 44.0 cm (17.32 in.); Depth: 35.56 cm (14 in.); Height: 4.39 cm (1.73 in.).
    • System weight: 7.73 kg (17 lb) with two power supplies, without transceivers.
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