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 stands out as a critical component for enhancing network capabilities within the C-Class Blade system. This comprehensive guide aims to delve into the intricacies of this module, shedding light on its features, benefits, and applications.
Understanding the Basics
- HPE 538113-B21 Overview: The HPE 538113-B21 is a 10GB Ethernet SFP+ Pass-Thru Module designed to augment the networking capabilities of the C-Class Blade system. As a Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) module, it follows industry standards, ensuring compatibility and seamless integration.
- Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+): The SFP+ form factor is a compact and hot-pluggable transceiver used for both telecommunication and data communication applications. In the context of the HPE 538113-B21, the SFP+ design allows for flexibility and scalability in network configurations.
Key Features of Ethernet Expansion Module
- High-Speed Connectivity: One of the standout features of the HPE 538113-B21 is its ability to deliver 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) of data transfer speed. This high-speed connectivity is crucial for modern data-intensive applications, ensuring rapid and efficient data transmission.
- Pass-Thru Functionality: The Pass-Thru functionality of this module allows it to act as a transparent link between network devices. It facilitates the direct connection of blade servers to an external network, eliminating the need for additional switching components and reducing latency.
- Compatibility with C-Class Blade System: Specifically designed for the C-Class Blade system, the HPE 538113-B21 ensures seamless integration and optimal performance within this modular infrastructure. Its compatibility enhances the overall efficiency of the blade system in handling diverse workloads.
Applications and Use Cases
- Data Center Deployments: The HPE 538113-B21 finds its primary application in data center environments where high-performance networking is paramount. Its 10GB Ethernet capability makes it suitable for handling the substantial data traffic generated by modern applications and services.
- Blade Server Configurations: This module is particularly well-suited for blade server configurations within the C-Class Blade system. Its compact form factor aligns with the space-saving design of blade servers, contributing to an efficient and organized data center layout.
- Virtualization Support: In virtualized environments, where workloads are dynamically distributed across servers, the HPE 538113-B21 plays a crucial role in maintaining robust connectivity. Its high-speed data transfer capabilities support the demands of virtualized applications and services.
Advantages and Benefits
- Simplified Network Architecture: By acting as a Pass-Thru module, this HPE offering simplifies network architecture within the C-Class Blade system. This simplification leads to reduced points of failure, lower latency, and enhanced overall network performance.
- Cost-Efficiency: The direct connection capability of the Pass-Thru module eliminates the need for additional network switches, resulting in cost savings for organizations. This makes the HPE 538113-B21 a cost-effective solution for expanding network capabilities.
- Scalability and Flexibility: Scalability is a critical factor in modern IT infrastructure, and the HPE 538113-B21 addresses this need by providing a scalable solution for network expansion. Its modular design allows organizations to scale their network infrastructure according to evolving requirements.
Common Use Cases
Data Center Deployments
The HPE 538113-B21 is well-suited for data center deployments where high-speed, reliable connectivity is paramount. Its compatibility with the C-Class Blade system makes it an ideal choice for businesses utilizing blade servers in their data center architecture.
Virtualization environments, where multiple virtual machines run on a single physical server, benefit from the high-speed connectivity provided by the HPE 538113-B21. This ensures that data can be rapidly transferred between virtualized instances, optimizing overall system performance.
Cloud service providers and enterprises with cloud-based infrastructure can leverage the HPE 538113-B21 to enhance the connectivity and performance of their cloud environments. The module's 10GB Ethernet support aligns with the high-speed networking requirements of cloud-based applications and 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
- 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
Outline, the HPE 538113-B21 10GB Ethernet SFP+ Pass-Thru Module is a vital component for enhancing network capabilities within the C-Class Blade system. Its high-speed connectivity, Pass-Thru functionality, and compatibility with blade servers make it a valuable asset in data center environments. With advantages such as simplified network architecture, cost-efficiency, and scalability, this module aligns with the evolving needs of modern IT infrastructure. As organizations continue to prioritize high-performance networking, the HPE 538113-B21 stands out as a reliable and versatile solution for optimizing network connectivity within the C-Class Blade system.
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