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Abstract

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.

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Product Synonym

FICON Express32S

Document Information

Modified date:
01 August 2022

UID

ibm16609060