HPE StoreFabric SN8500C 8-slot 16Gb Fibre Channel Director Switch

HP StoreFabric SN8500C 8-slot 16Gb Fibre Channel Director Switch
Out of stock
SKU
C8S71B
£155,927.47 £129,939.56
Does your data center need increased switch scalability and performance?

The HPE StoreFabric SN8500C 16 Gb FC Director Switches elevate the standard for director-class switches. Providing industry-leading availability, scalability, security, and management, it allows businesses to deploy higher-performance SANs, with lower TCO. Layering a rich set of intelligent features onto a high-performance, protocol-independent switch fabric, the switch director addresses the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments. Future ready performance with up to 24 Tb/s of Fibre Channel (FC) system bandwidth and 384 (8-Slot) or 192 (4-Slot) 4/8/16 Gb/s, 10 Gb/s full line rate FC ports or 384 (8-Slot) or 192 (4-Slot) 10GbE FCoE ports in a single chassis or up to 1152(8-Slot) or 768 (4-Slot) FC ports in a single rack. Ready for integration of future high-speed standards, providing continued investment protection.
Specification
Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Enterprise
SKU C8S71B
Manufacturer Part Number C8S71B
EAN 0888793753736
Condition: New
Specifications
Data transmission
Switching capacity24 Gbit/s
Protocols
Supported network protocols4/8/16 Gb/s, 10 Gb/s Fibre Channel and 10GbE FCoE
Design
Form factor14U
Technical details
Form factor14U
Upgrade typeBase units include zero port modules. Ports can be added in 48 port increments, depending on protocol and line speeds required
Switch models8-slot
Port speed rating16 Gb/s Fibre Channel
Optional softwareSN8500C Enterprise Package License; SN8500C Data Center Network Manager License; SN8500C Mainframe FICON License
Multimedia16 Gb Short Wave SFP, 16 Gb Long Wave SFP, 8 Gb Short Wave SFP, 8 Gb Long Wave SFP, and 10 Gb Fibre Channel SFPs
Manageability featuresCisco MDS 9000 Family Command Line Interface (CLI); Cisco Data Center Network Manager; Optional: HP StoreFabric Data Center Network Manager License; HP StoreFabric Enterprise Package License; Integration with CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials (RME)
Blade types supportedNo
System requirements
Required softwareNX-OS 6.2(1) or higher for SN8500C 8-Slot, NX-OS 6.2(9) or higher for SN8500C 4-Slot
Weight & dimensions
Weight84.2 kg
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)439 x 864 x 619 mm
Upgrade typeBase units include zero port modules. Ports can be added in 48 port increments, depending on protocol and line speeds required
Switch models8-slot
Port speed rating16 Gb/s Fibre Channel
Optional softwareSN8500C Enterprise Package License; SN8500C Data Center Network Manager License; SN8500C Mainframe FICON License
Multimedia16 Gb Short Wave SFP, 16 Gb Long Wave SFP, 8 Gb Short Wave SFP, 8 Gb Long Wave SFP, and 10 Gb Fibre Channel SFPs
Manageability featuresCisco MDS 9000 Family Command Line Interface (CLI); Cisco Data Center Network Manager; Optional: HP StoreFabric Data Center Network Manager License; HP StoreFabric Enterprise Package License; Integration with CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials (RME)
Blade types supportedNo

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