Technical specifications

Model 8978-E08
Chassis slot configuration

• Line-card slots: 8

• Supervisor slots: 2

• Crossbar switching fabric slots: 6*

• Fan trays: 3 fan trays at the back of the chassis

• Power supply bays: 8

• Hot-swappable components

Hot-swappable components Power supplies, fan modules, small form-factor pluggables, supervisor modules, fabric modules
Warranty One year, IBM On-Site Limited, 24×7 same-day maintenance; service options available.
Optional features 48-port 32Gbps FC Module and 16G SW Bundle (#AJL2), 48-port 32Gbps FC Switching Module (#AJL4), 24/10-port SAN Extension Module (#AJL5), SAN384C-6 Fabric-1 Switching Module (#AJKE), Enterprise Package(#AJJ9), DCNM SAN Advanced Edition (#AJJA), Mainframe Package (#AJJB), 3000W AC power supply (#AJKF), small form-factor pluggables, fans*, AJN6Supervisor-4 Module, AJNB Fabric-3 Module
Dimensions (H x W x D)

Chassis dimensions (14RU): 61.9 cm (24.35 in.) x 43.9 cm (17.3 in.) x 86.4cm (34 in.)

• IBM 48-Port 32-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module: 4.4 cm x 40.39 cm x 55.37 cm (1.75 in. x 15.9 in. x 21.8 in.)

• Power supply (3,000 W AC): 55.98 cm x 10.03 cm x 4.06 cm (22.04 in. x3.95 in. x 1.6 in.)

• Fabric-1 module: 82.3 cm x 5.13 cm x 25.96 cm (32.40 in. x 2.02 in. x10.22 in.)

• Supervisor-1E module: 5.18 cm x 20.17 cm x 55.5 cm (2.04 in. x 7.94 in.x 21.85 in.)

• Fan tray: 91.87 cm x 13.08 cm x 4.75 cm (36.17 in. x 5.15 in. x 1.87 in.) SFP+: 1.25 cm x 1.36 cm x 5.65 cm (0.49 in. x 0.54 in. x 2.22 in.)

• Chassis (includes fans): 84.2 kg (185.5 lb)

• 48-port 32-Gbps Fibre Channel line card: 7.94 kg (17.5 lb)

Weight

• Power supply (3,000W AC): 2.7 kg (6 lb)

• Fabric module: 5.0 kg (11 lb)

• Supervisor-1 module: 3.2 kg (7 lb)

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