Dell 403-BBMU Controller PCI Express Host Bus Adapter
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403-BBMU Dell 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Bulk

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403-BBMU 16 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Dual-ports Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter | Made by Dell | New Bulk Pack
Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Key Features of the 403-BBMU

  • Dual ports: The 403-BBMU Dell HBA has two 16GBPS Fibre Channel ports, providing high-speed data transfer and multiple connectivity options.
  • PCI-Express 3.0 x8 interface: This HBA utilizes the latest PCI-Express 3.0 x8 interface, providing faster and more reliable data transfers.
  • Advanced diagnostics: The HBA comes with built-in diagnostics and management tools, making it easy to monitor and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Improved performance: With 16GBPS data transfer rates, this HBA provides a significant performance improvement over previous generations of Fibre Channel HBAs.
  • Support for large data storage: The dual ports of the 403-BBMU HBA allow it to support large data storage systems, making it ideal for enterprise-level storage needs.
  • Easy installation: The HBA is designed for easy installation and integration into existing systems, minimizing downtime and hassle.
  • Compatibility: The HBA is compatible with multiple operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
  • Improved reliability: The HBA utilizes advanced technologies, such as advanced error correction and failover capabilities, to provide increased reliability and reduce downtime.

Performance and Reliability of the 403-BBMU

The Dell 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (403-BBMU) is known for its high performance and reliability.


  • It provides a data transfer rate of 16Gbps, which is twice as fast as its 8Gbps counterpart.
  • It supports up to 2048 Fibre Channel (FC) devices and allows for high-speed connectivity to storage area networks (SANs).
  • It also offers advanced features such as auto-negotiation, which ensures optimal performance between the adapter and FC switch.


  • It is designed to operate in high-availability environments and offers fault tolerance with the ability to continue data transfers even if a port fails.
  • It is also equipped with advanced error correction and data protection technologies, reducing the risk of data loss and downtime.

Host Software Management and Monitoring

There are several software options for managing and monitoring the 403-BBMU Dell 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter. Some of the popular choices include:

  • Dell OpenManage Storage Services (OMSS): This is a free software from Dell that provides a centralized management platform for your Dell storage devices. It enables you to monitor, manage, and diagnose the performance of your storage network.
  • Brocade Network Advisor: This is a network management platform from Brocade that provides a comprehensive view of your data center network. It provides real-time monitoring and alerting, allowing you to quickly identify and resolve any issues with your network.
  • QLogic SANsurfer FC HBA Manager: This is a management software from QLogic that provides real-time monitoring, management, and diagnostics of your Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters. It provides detailed information about your HBA performance, helping you to optimize your storage network.
  • SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor (SRM): This is a network management platform from SolarWinds that provides real-time monitoring and reporting of your storage infrastructure. It provides detailed performance metrics, alerting, and reporting capabilities to help you keep your storage network running smoothly.
  • HPE Systems Manager: This is a software from HPE that provides a centralized management platform for your HPE storage devices. It provides real-time monitoring and reporting, allowing you to quickly identify and resolve any issues with your storage network.

General Information

  • Manufacturer Name: Dell
  • MPN: 403-BBMU
  • Type: Controller
  • Capacity Fibre Channel
  • SKU: 403-BBMU

Technical Specifications of the 403-BBMU

  • Connectivity: Dual-port, 16 Gbps Fibre Channel over PCI-Express 3.0 X8
  • Operating System: Supports Windows, Linux, VMware and AIX
  • Form Factor: Low-profile, full-height bracket included
  • Data Transfer Rate: 16 Gbps per port
  • Memory: 512 MB DDR3 with ECC protection
  • SFP+ Transceivers: Supports Short-Wave (SW) and Long-Wave (LW) SFP+ transceivers
  • PCI Express: Compliant with PCI Express 3.0 X8
  • Power Management: Supports Advanced Power Management (APM)
  • Management: Supports SNMP and SMI-S management interfaces
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days

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