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IBM z16 FICON Express32S Performance and SAP Capacity whitepapers.

IBM z16 FICON Express32S Performance
This paper highlights the performance improvements delivered by FICON Express32S (FEx32S) on IBM z16.  FEx32S is the latest version of the IBM Z I/O channels providing connectivity to FICON, zHPF and FCP protocol attached storage devices.  It supports up to a 32Gbps link data rate, doubling the link speed offered by the previous generation channel, FICON Express16SA.  

IBM z16 FICON Express32S Performance - SAP Capacity Addendum
This report on 'IBM z16 FICON Express32S Performance (Addendum:  SAP Capacity)' is to be considered as a supplement to the original 'IBM z16 FICON Express32S Performance' whitepaper published in August 2022. This supplement extends performance study of the new FICON Express32S channel from SAP capacity perspective for the new IBM z16 which is the only commercial enterprise class server in the world with real-time latency-optimized AI acceleration integrated into the microprocessor chip.

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Product Synonym

FICON Express32S

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Modified date:
26 May 2023