2005-B5K TotalStorage SAN32B-3

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Frontier provides IBM TotalStorage SAN32B-3 fabric switches. The 2005-B5K model is a 1U rack mount fabric switch form factor that utilizes the first sixteen ports in the base. This model B5k supports forward and backward compatibility from 16-port to the 384-port.

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  • 4 Gbps Fibre Channel ports with auto-sensing capabilities to recognize 1, 2, and 4 Gbps devices
  • Scalable Ports On Demand configuration in 16, 24, or 32 port increments to accommodate small, to large midrange, and to large enterprise SAN fabric environments
  • 1 U form factor to enhance port density and space usage
  • High availability design with integrated power supply and fan modules, hot-pluggable components, automatic path routing, and many non- disruptive firmware upgrades
  • Base switch firmware includes Advanced Zoning, Full Fabric, Web Tools, and Fabric Watch
  • Optional features include 8-Port Additional Activation, Extended Fabrics, Advanced Security, Enhanced Inter-Switch Link (ISL) Trunking, and Performance Monitoring
  • The IBM System Storage SAN32B-3 SAN switch is designed to support FC connectivity for the following:
  • Servers
    • IBM System p and selected RS/6000 servers
    • IBM System i and selected AS/400 servers
    • IBM System x and selected Netfinity servers
    • Other Intelbased servers with Linux,
    • Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows 2003
    • Selected Sun and HP servers
  • Storage systems
    • IBM TotalStorage DS8000
    • IBM TotalStorage DS6000
    • IBM TotalStorage DS4000
    • IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server
    • IBM TotalStorage FAStT Family of Storage Servers
    • IBM TotalStorage Enterprise NAS Gateway 500
    • IBM System Storage n Series NAS Filers and Gateways
    • IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape System 3590 and 3592
    • IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Library 3494
    • IBM 3581, 3582, 3583, and 3584 Ultrium LTO
    • Tape Libraries and Other selected storage systems
  • Storage software
    • IBM TotalStorage SAN Volume Controller (SVC)


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