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.
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 of IBM SAN50C-R Fabric Switch
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One-year, customer-replaceable unit (CRU), IBM On-Site Limited, 9x5 Next Business Day; 24×7 sameday maintenance service options are available
975 mm (3.84 in.) H x 437 mm (17.22 in.) W x 543 mm (21.4 in.) D, 2RUs; all units rack-mountable in standard 19-inch Electronic Industries Alliance [EIA] rack)
Fully configured chassis: 10.2 kg (22.4 lb)
Front to back
40 ports of 16 Gbps Fibre Channel and 10 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Port speed: 4/8/16 Gbps autosensing, optionally configurable
Enterprise Package (#AJJ4), I/O Accelerator (#AJJ5), Mainframe Package (#AJJ6), DCNM SAN Advanced Edition (#AJJ7), 20-port Fibre Channel Upgrade License (#AJJ8)
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