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QLogic 20-port 4/8 Gb FC Switch Module
 ē 8GB Fibre channel switching for attractive price per port
 
QLogic 20-port 4/8 Gb FC Switch Module
The QLogic 20-port 4/8 Gb SAN Switch Module is the latest Fibre Channel switching option for Bull Blade Chassis. This offering allows Bull blade servers integration with any open-standards-based storage area network (SAN), whether it is an enterprise open-system fabric functionality utilizing the full-fabric mode or the module with transparent switching functionality utilizing the Intelligent Pass-Thru mode.
 
  • Based on QLogic SANBox 5600 technology.
  • 8Gbps bandwidth between Blade Chassis and SANís
  • Enhanced in- and out-of-band manageability.
  • Support of Bullís Fibre channel Storeway Storage and back-up offer
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      Enhanced performance
    A SAN solution is the fastest and widest adopted solution for server and storage consolidation. Thanks to Bull Blade Series, the consolidation step goes beyond previous borders by enabling Operating System consolidation. The Bull Compute Blade can be delivered diskless, running itís Windows, Linux or AIX Operating System and Application Stack from the Fibre Channel connection.
    The 20-port 8GBps QLogic Fibre channel switch for Bull Blade Series, provides enhanced performance to ease deployment of disk-less blades, extremely fast access to Data Warehouses, Databases or high-availability cluster solutions.
    Moreover it eases integration of external servers or back-up libraries. With its 6 external ports and 14 internal ports, the Qlogic Fibre channel switch delivers and excellent enterprise SAN solution for an attractive price per port.

      Manageability
    The Qlogic 20-port FC switch delivers in and out-of band support for SNMP-manageable interfaces via two internal 100Mbps Ethernet links for switch setup and management.
    The SAN management tool delivers SAN layout through a topology map, it discovers details about devices logged into fabric and saves and restores switch configurations. Moreover it provides zoning via drag-and-drop operation with cross-checks for common configuration problems
    The SAN management tool is integrated into Bull NovaScale Master Management suite for Blade Series. Bullís sophisticated management solution, managing the Fibre Channel switches just as simple as managing any other part of the Bull Systems offer. NovaScale Master enables to reduce complexity and increase SAN manageability
     
     
     
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