QLogic 20-port 8 Gb SAN Switch Module (44X1905) for IBM BladeCenter allows BladeCenter 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. It is a fool-proof solution for the wide array of IBM customers - including those small-to-medium businesses integrating their first SAN all the way up to those enterprise customers who need to integrate BladeCenter into an existing SAN infrastructure. The QLogic 20-port 8Gb SAN Switch Module is a high-speed addition to the BladeCenter switch portfolio which helps enable scalability in SAN size and complexity while maintaining ease of management. The QLogic 8 Gb SAN Switch Modules are full-fabric Fiber Channel Switches and are available in a 20-port active configuration, which enable high-performances up to 2, 4 and 8 Gb per second SAN solutions.
|Form Factor||Plug-in Module|
|Data Transfer Rate||8.5GB|
|Data Link Protocol||8GB Fibre Channel|
|Interfaces||Network-8GB Fibre Channel|