IBM z Systems Qualified DWDM: ADVA FSP 3000 Release Level 13.2.2

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 06 May 2016

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ISBN-10: 073845530X
ISBN-13: 9780738455303
IBM Form #: REDP-5374-00
(24 pages)

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Authors: Bill White, Pasquale "PJ" Catalano, Andrew Crimmins


This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is one in a series that describes IBM z Systems™ qualified dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) vendor products for IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (IBM GDPS®) solutions with Server Time Protocol (STP). The protocols described in this paper are used for IBM supported solutions that require cross-site connectivity of a multisite Parallel Sysplex or remote copy technologies, which can include GDPS and non-GDPS applications. GDPS qualification testing is conducted at the IBM Vendor Solutions Connectivity (VSC) Lab in Poughkeepsie, NY.

IBM and ADVA Optical Networking successfully completed qualification testing of the FSP 3000 platform. This paper describes the applicable environments, protocols, and topologies that are qualified for and supported by z Systems for connecting through the FSP 3000 platform hardware and software, release level 13.2.2.

This paper is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about FSP 3000 release level 13.2.2. This document is not meant to determine qualified products.

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