HP STORAGEWORKS 8/20Q FIBRE CHANNEL SWITCH
Product Code: AK242A
- Product Description
HP simplifies SANs by combining 8 Gbps Fibre Channel performance with a complete SAN management system. Your future is protected today with an infrastructure capable of supporting emerging technologies at today's 4 Gbps prices. The HP 8Gb SAN Connection software makes installing your first SAN (or your hundredth) easy. An entire SAN may now be deployed in minutes. SAN novices and seasoned experts will appreciate the simplicity and power of the included SAN Connection Manager (SCM) software. SCM works seamlessly with both HP P6000/EVA and HP P2000/MSA to quickly handle common cross-platform management and maintenance tasks as well as create LUNs. The 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit consists of the 8/20q 8 Gbps switch, four 81Q HBAs, and SCM – along with all the cables, 8 Gbps SFPs and documentation you need. The 8/20q switch and Connection Kit offer enterprise-class functionality and value.
Today's Performance at Yesterday's Prices
• The future is within your reach today with state-of-the-art 8 Gbps Fibre Channel technology offering the bandwidth today that you will need for support of emerging technologies. 8 Gbps speed extends the useful life of your purchase. Migrate at your own pace.
Simplicity at its Finest
• Setting up your first SAN is now fast, easy and fool-proof. Eliminate the risk of expensive configuration errors with point-and-click wizards. Ensure full optimization and “best practices” with minimal training and expertise.
Built with the Future in Mind
• Start with an 8-port switch and as your needs change; simply expand via four-port license keys up to 20 ports per chassis. Then link additional switches to create a larger high-performance enterprise SAN of any topology.