IBM Storage Networking SAN128B-7
Create large fabrics in less rack space with the highest-density 64G switch
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A faster, more intelligent and resilient network

The IBM® Storage Networking SAN128B-7 switch takes the guesswork out of protecting and managing your network. With enhanced security and autonomous SAN technology, it protects against security threats, enables nonstop operations, and maximizes management automation. Modernize your infrastructure to meet the demands of an always-on data center. 

Benefits Automate tasks

Automate repetitive tasks such as zoning, inventory reporting and operational validation checks.

Scale quickly

Take advantage of pay-as-you-go scalability to support growth quickly and cost-effectively.

Simplify troubleshooting

Easily identify and isolate issues with a visual dashboard that provides instant visibility.

Safeguard workloads

Protect against cybersecurity and business-continuity threats that could disrupt data center operations.

Features Autonomous SAN technology

Fabric Vision technology provides a robust analytics architecture that delivers self-learning, self- optimizing and self-healing capabilities.

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Gen 7 security

IBM Gen 7 technology validates the integrity of the switch operating system, security settings and hardware to reduce malware and hijacking risks.

Ports on Demand (POD)

The base configuration comes with 48 ports enabled and can scale to 128 ports by installing SFP and SFP-DD POD licenses in any order and any combination.

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Fabric OS (FOS)

Includes Secure Boot, Trusted FOS (TruFOS) Certificates, FOS hardening with removal of root access, and automated distribution of SSL certificates.

Flash storage integration

Support for SCSI and NVMe over Fibre Channel enables easy integration with next-generation flash storage without disruptive rip-and-replace.

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Management portal

The IBM SANnav Management Portal provides instant visibility across the entire SAN, with automated alerts and customized monitoring and controls.

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Next steps

Discover how IBM Storage Networking SAN128B-7 can help your business meet the challenges of tomorrow.