HP 8GB Simple SAN Connection Kit (AK241B)

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Base Price:€8.385,62€10.146,61
Part Number: AK241B
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HP 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit


Aggregate switch bandwidth340 Gb/s
Availability featuresHot-swappable 8Gb SFP+ optical interface modules, Non-Disruptive Code Load and Activation (NDCLA), Non-Disruptive Port License Activation, two switches for redundancy
BladeSystem supportedNo
Differentiator8-ports enabled 8 Gb SAN infrastructure bundle, all HBAs, SFP+'s and cables needed for up to 4 hosts and a dual-controller storage array RoHS2 Compliant
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Encryption capabilityNo
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Form factor1U
HeadlineBuilt with the Future in Mind
HeadlineSimplicity at its Finest
HeadlineToday's Performance at Yesterday's Prices
Ideal forNew, remote, or niche IT environments that require low cost, ease of use & management, seamless interoperability with existing B and C-series fabrics.
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Key selling pointAlthough the 8Gb Simple SAN Connection portfolio delivers 8 Gb/s performance capabilities and a cross-platform GUI, it is priced competitively with 4 Gb/s switches. On a "cost per throughput" basis, its aggregate platform bandwidth of 340 Gb/s makes it the price/performance leader in the market.
Key selling pointApplication-based wizard enables your SAN to be quickly and easily provisioned based on published best practices. Included is a Microsoft Exchange wizard sized for a variety of typical configurations as well as a custom template to create your own for fast deployment of other applications.
Key selling pointEnterprise Fabric Management Suite (EFMS) delivers a comprehensive set of powerful, yet affordable, SAN fabric management tools for administrators to maximize application and storage performance and availability.
Key selling pointInexpensively add a new department or remote SAN and seamlessly connect to existing HP B and C-series fabrics using Transparent Router (TR). TR eliminates the management challenges of interoperability and merged fabrics, allowing sharing of HP resources between separate SANs.
Key selling pointNo need to master separate interfaces to control HP switches, HBAs and storage. Configure, create LUNs and monitor them all from a convenient integrated single management interface.
Key selling pointPowerful features such as Adaptive Trunking (optimizes fabric speed), drag-and-drop zoning, I/O StreamGuard (uninterrupted dataflow), automatic firmware notifications and downloads and non-disruptive upgrades give you the winning edge and help you get the most out of your SAN.
Key selling pointSAN Connection Manager Software (SCM), included with H-series, lets you deploy SAN infrastructure (SN6000, EVA/MSA, HBAs) and provision storage from a single screen. Enterprise Fabric Management Suite Software delivers affordable SAN management tools such as performance monitoring and more.
Key selling pointSetting 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.
Key selling pointUp to 340 Gb/s aggregate performance in a single switch.
Key selling pointWhether your needs involve email/database scalability, server/storage consolidation or automated backup/disaster recovery, an HP 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch can provide accelerated ROI for your company.
Key selling pointStart 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.
Key selling pointThe 8/20q 8-port switch is HP's lowest priced full fabric Fibre Channel switch. Your first SAN couldn't be a better value. The 8 Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit includes everything required for a 4-host SAN infrastructure, including 8 Gb HBAs, cables and SFPs--just add your choice of HP storage!
Key selling pointThe future is within your reach today with state-of-the-art 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel technology offering the bandwidth today that you will need for support of emerging technologies. 8 Gb/s speed extends the useful life of your purchase. Migrate at your own pace.
Management featuresSAN Connection Manager software, QuickTools, Command Line Interface, Enterprise Fabric Management Suite (EFMS), HP Systems Insight Manager, SMI-S v1.1 provider, SNMP, GS-4 Management Server (including FDMI), FTP, TFTP, RADIUS
Media type technology8 Gb Small Form-Factor Pluggable+ (SFP+) and 4 Gb SFP optical transceivers
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)59.54 x 21.44 x 66.52 cm
Models available8 and 16 port active FC Switch, SAN bundle (SAN in a box)
Number of ports(8) Fibre Channel; Ports enabled
Port speed8 Gb/s Fibre Channel
Product nameHP 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit
Product numberAK241B
Product classification flagStandard HP Product
Product descriptionHP 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit
Product/Series display nameHP StorageWorks 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch
Protocol supportedFibre Channel
Registration requiredNo
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