What it can do for your business

The IBM® System Storage® SAN42B-R extension switch is designed to maximize performance and scalability for large, complex environments. It is a purpose-built extension solution that securely moves more data over distance, faster—while minimizing the impact of disruptions. With enhanced extension capability and Fabric Vision technology, SAN42B-R delivers outstanding performance, strong security, continuous availability and simplified management to handle the unrelenting growth of data traffic between data centers in Gen 5 and Gen 6 Fibre Channel and FICON storage environments.

IBM System Storage SAN42B-R

Move more storage data

The SAN42B-R extension solution enables moving more storage data between data centers to meet disaster-recovery and business continuity objectives with industry-leading performance and scalability.

Consolidate storage traffic

Consolidate Fibre Channel and IBM® FICON® storage traffic from heterogeneous devices for high-speed, high-availability and secure transport between data centers.

Pay-as-you-grow scalability

Designed for maximum flexibility, the extension switch offers pay-as-you-grow scalability with capacity-on-demand upgrades to quickly and cost-effectively scale WAN rate and add bandwidth on demand.

Key features

  • Disaster-recovery capabilities
  • Comprehensive set of advanced services
  • Non-disruptive firmware updates
  • Integrated architecture and management

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