HPE 538113-B21 10 Gigabit Expansion Module
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HPE 538113-B21 10GB Sfp+ Ethernet 10 Gigabit Network Bulk

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538113-B21 10GB (Gigabyte) Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Ethernet Pass-Thru Module for C-Class Blade system Plug-in Network Expansion Module | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
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HPE 538113-B21 10GB Ethernet SFP+ Pass-Thru Module

In the ever-evolving landscape of networking technology, the HPE 538113-B21 10GB Ethernet Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Pass-Thru Module for C-Class Blade System stands out as a crucial component, offering advanced networking capabilities for businesses seeking high-performance solutions. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the key features, benefits, and applications of this module, shedding light on its significance in the context of modern networking infrastructure.

Overview of the HPE 538113-B21 Module
  • Definition and Purpose: The HPE 538113-B21 is a high-performance networking module that operates on a 10GB (Gigabyte) Ethernet standard. Its primary purpose is to facilitate seamless communication and data transfer within the C-Class Blade system, ensuring optimal connectivity.
  • Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+): The module utilizes the Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) technology, which is a compact and hot-pluggable interface. This technology allows for easy installation and replacement of modules without disrupting the entire system.
  • Pass-Thru Functionality: One of the key features of the HPE 538113-B21 is its pass-thru functionality. This means that it acts as a transparent conduit for network traffic, passing data through without any processing, making it an efficient and low-latency solution.
Key Features of 10 Gigabit Module
  • High-Speed Connectivity: The HPE 538113-B21 boasts 10GB Ethernet capability, providing businesses with high-speed connectivity to meet the demands of data-intensive applications. This feature is particularly valuable in scenarios where rapid data transfer is essential, such as in enterprise-level data centers.
  • Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+): The Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) design ensures flexibility and compatibility with various networking environments. This hot-swappable module allows for easy installation and replacement without disrupting the entire network, reducing downtime and maintenance costs.
  • Pass-Thru Functionality: The Pass-Thru functionality of this module enables seamless communication between connected devices. Acting as a transparent link, it passes network traffic directly through without any processing, making it an efficient choice for scenarios where minimal latency is critical.
  • C-Class Blade System Compatibility: Designed specifically for the C-Class Blade System, the HPE 538113-B21 ensures optimal integration and performance within HPE's blade server infrastructure. This tailored compatibility enhances the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the network.
Benefits of HPE 538113-B21
  • Scalability: The scalability of the HPE 538113-B21 makes it suitable for businesses with evolving networking needs. As organizations grow, the module can be easily scaled to accommodate increased data traffic and connectivity requirements, providing a future-proof solution.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: By adopting the HPE 538113-B21, businesses can achieve cost savings through its pass-thru design. The module's transparent functionality eliminates the need for additional processing, reducing power consumption and operational costs over time.
  • Reliability: The module's compatibility with the C-Class Blade System ensures a reliable and stable networking environment. Businesses can trust the HPE brand's reputation for delivering quality networking solutions that meet the demands of mission-critical applications.
  • Flexibility in Deployment: The SFP+ design allows for flexibility in deployment, making it suitable for various networking scenarios. Whether deployed in a data center, campus network, or other environments, the HPE 538113-B21 adapts to the unique requirements of each setting.
  • Data Centers: In data center environments, where high-speed connectivity and low latency are paramount, the HPE 538113-B21 shines. Its 10GB Ethernet capability and pass-thru functionality make it an ideal choice for handling the substantial data traffic associated with data center operations.
  • Enterprise Networks: Businesses operating extensive enterprise networks benefit from the scalability and reliability of the HPE 538113-B21. Its compatibility with the C-Class Blade System makes it a seamless fit for enterprise-level networking infrastructures.
  • Telecommunication Networks: Telecommunication networks, which demand rapid data transfer and high-performance networking solutions, find value in the HPE 538113-B21. Its SFP+ design allows for easy integration into telecommunications infrastructure, supporting the efficient transmission of voice, data, and video.
  • Cloud Computing Environments: Cloud computing environments, characterized by dynamic workloads and varying data demands, leverage the flexibility and scalability of the HPE 538113-B21. Its ability to adapt to changing network requirements aligns with the dynamic nature of cloud-based services.
General Information about this HPE 538113-B21
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# 538113-B21
  • Product Name: Expansion Module
  • Module -Type: 10 Gigabit Module
  • Form Factor: Plug-In Module
  • Ports : 16 X 10 Gigabit Sfp+
  • Performance: Bandwidth: 320 GBPS
  • Status Indicators: Port Status, Link Activity
Expansion / Connectivity
  • Interfaces: 16 X 10GB Ethernet - Sfp+
  • 1 X USB - Management
Environmental Parameters
  • Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating: 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
  • Min Storage Temperature: -40 °F
  • Max Storage Temperature: 158 °F

In general, the HPE 538113-B21 10GB Ethernet SFP+ Pass-Thru Module is a critical component for enhancing network capabilities within the C-Class Blade system. Its high-performance features, compatibility, and ease of integration make it a valuable asset for data centers, blade server deployments, and virtualized environments. This guide aims to empower users with a thorough understanding of the module, from its technical specifications to practical applications, ensuring a smooth and efficient deployment within their network infrastructure.

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