What IBM® Storage Networking Can Do For Your Business
IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 is an entry-level switch that combines high-performance capabilities of 4, 8, 16 and 32 Gbps with point-and-click simplicity and enterprise-class functionality. It provides small to midsized data centers with low-cost access to industry-leading Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology and the ability to start small and grow on demand—from 8 to 24 ports—to support an evolving storage environment. IBM b-type Gen 6 Fibre Channel products are designed to unleash the full potential of new storage technologies for the new high-performance application workloads.
Gain maximum flexibility
Configurable with Ports on Demand (PoD) for 8, 16 or 24 ports and supports 4, 8, 16 or 32 Gbps speeds with proper transceivers. Includes an integrated power supply and four built-in fans.
Benefit from industry-leading technology
Delivers industry-leading Gen 5 and Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology in a flexible and easy-to-use solution, and is easy to deploy with the EZSwitchSetup wizard.
Adjust to evolving storage requirements
Provides advanced 32-Gbps performance to unleash the full potential of new storage technologies for the new high-performance application workloads.
Key features of the IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6
IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 switch at a glance 4, 8 and 16 Gbps when using 16 Gbps SFP+ transceivers 8, 16 and 32 Gbps when using 32 Gbps SFP+ transceivers
Small form-factor pluggables (SFPs)
One-year; customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site, 9×5 next-business-day response; warranty service upgrades are available
Please refer to the SAN24B-6 Redbooks Product Guide to review most current optional features
Width: 42.88 cm (16.88 in.) Height: 4.29 cm (1.69 in.) Depth: 30.66 cm (12.07 in.)
5.76 kg (12.65 lb) with one integrated power supply, without transceivers
IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 switch at a glance
4, 8 and 16 Gbps when using 16 Gbps SFP+ transceivers
8, 16 and 32 Gbps when using 32 Gbps SFP+ transceivers