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HP 397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2GB Fiber Refurbished

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397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2 Gigabyte (GB) Fiber Channel Smart Array 1000 SAN Starter HA Kit Switch | Made by HP | Refurbished
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High Performance Storage

The HP 397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2GB Fiber Channel 1000 SAN Starter HA Kit Switch is a high-performance storage switch designed for use in storage area networks (SANs). This switch provides eight 2GB fiber channel ports, which allows for high-speed connectivity between servers and storage devices.

The "HA" in the product name stands for High Availability, which refers to the switch's ability to provide redundant connectivity to ensure that the SAN stays operational even if one of the ports or components fails. This helps to minimize downtime and keep your critical data and applications available.

The "Starter Kit" aspect of the product name indicates that this switch is intended as a starting point for building out a larger SAN. As your storage needs grow, you can add additional switches and storage devices to expand the capacity of your network.

Scalability and Flexibility

The HP 397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2GB Fiber Channel 1000 SAN Starter HA Kit Switch is designed to provide scalability and flexibility to meet the changing needs of modern data storage environments. This switch offers 8 ports, each capable of handling 2GB Fiber Channel speeds, providing ample capacity for the most demanding storage requirements. The switch is designed to be fully modular, which allows for the addition of more ports as needed, providing scalable capacity to meet the demands of growing storage environments.

The switch is also designed with high availability in mind, offering a redundant power supply, which ensures that the switch is always available in the event of a power failure. This feature helps to minimize downtime and protect critical data. Additionally, the switch supports multiple path redundancy, which ensures that data can continue to flow even if a single path fails, providing added resiliency to the storage environment.

Finally, the switch is designed to be flexible, offering support for multiple protocols, including FCP and FICON, allowing it to be used in a variety of storage environments. Additionally, the switch supports a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and various flavors of Unix, making it easy to integrate into existing storage environments.

Benefits of Using

The HP 397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2GB Fiber Channel 1000 SAN Starter HA Kit Switch offers several benefits for storage area network (SAN) environments:

  • High Availability: This switch is designed for high availability environments with redundant power supplies and fans. This ensures that the switch continues to operate even if one of these components fails.
  • Scalability: The modular design of this switch allows for easy expansion by adding additional switch ports as needed. This makes it easy to grow the SAN as storage requirements increase.
  • Improved Performance: The 2GB Fiber Channel provides faster data transfer speeds compared to traditional 1GB Fiber Channel. This results in improved overall performance and reduced downtime.
  • Efficient Management: The switch includes a web-based management interface that provides easy-to-use management tools. This allows administrators to manage the switch from anywhere on the network, making it easier to monitor and manage the SAN.
  • Enhanced Security: The switch includes security features such as role-based access control and secure data communication. This helps protect sensitive data and ensure that only authorized users can access the SAN.
  • Cost-effective: The HP 397079-B21 Storage Works Modular 8-Ports 2GB Fiber Channel 1000 SAN Starter HA Kit Switch provides a cost-effective solution for building a SAN. It offers all the features and capabilities needed to build a reliable and efficient SAN, making it a great choice for organizations of all sizes.

General Information about this HP 397079-B21

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Part Number or SKU# 397079-B21
  • Device Type: Switch - 8 Ports ·
  • Enclosure Type: Plug-in Module

Technical Information of HP Plug-in Module

  • Compatible Slots: 1 X Expansion Slot
  • Ports: 8 X 2GB Fiber Channel + 3 X SFP
  • Fiber Channel: Fc-al, Fc-al-2, Fc-fg, Fc-fla, Fc-gs-2, Fc-ip, Fc-ph, Fc-ph-2, Fc-ph-3, Fc-plda, Fc-sw, Fc-vi
  • remote Management: Protocolsnmp, Telnet
Product Condition:
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