What it can do for your business

The IBM® System Networking SAN24B-5 features both Gen 5 Fibre Channel and Fabric Vision technologies—providing outstanding price to performance value in an entry-level switch. SAN24B-5 offers the flexibility, simplicity and enterprise-class functionality to gain the full potential of high-density server virtualization, cloud architectures and next-generation storage. It simplifies server virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure management while meeting the high-throughput demands of solid-state disks. By delivering high reliability, availability and serviceability, downtime is minimized in mission-critical environments.
IBM System Networking SAN24B-5

Gain flexibility and functionality

SAN24B-5 is configurable in 12 or 24 ports and supports speeds up to 16 Gbps in an efficiently designed 1U form factor—giving you flexibility, simplicity and enterprise-class functionality.

Simplify deployment

With the EZSwitchSetup wizard, deployments are simplified and support high-performance fabrics by using ClearLink Diagnostic Ports (D_Ports).

Maximize uptime

Fabric Vision technology helps maximize uptime, simplifies SAN management, and provides outstanding visibility and insight across the storage network.

Key features

  • Gen 5 Fibre Channel and Fabric Vision technology
  • Ports on Demand (PoD) capabilities
  • Fabric operating system and management software
  • Simplified management and robust network analytics

See how it works

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