IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 Switch

IBM Redbooks Product Guide

Published 03 December 2013, updated 29 October 2014

Authors: Jon Tate, Megan Gilge

Abstract

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 switch. The SAN24B-5 is designed to provide outstanding price and performance value, combining flexibility, simplicity, Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology, and enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level switch. The SAN24B-5 is configurable in 12 or 24 ports and supports 2, 4, 8, or 16 Gbps speeds in an efficiently designed 1U form factor. The base unit includes one (249824G/2498-X24) or two (2498-F24) integrated power supplies and fans. A second power supply provides extra redundancy for increased resiliency.

Contents

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 switch. The SAN24B-5 with Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and Fabric Vision technology is designed to provide outstanding price and performance value, combining flexibility, simplicity, and enterprise-class functionality to unleash the full potential of high-density server virtualization, cloud architectures, and next-generation storage.


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