Product Overview of Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) is a hardware device that allows servers to connect to storage devices using fiber channel technology. It is designed to provide a high-speed connection between the server and storage system, which helps in increasing the data transfer rate and reducing latency. This HBA card is manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP), a renowned technology company that produces a wide range of computer hardware and software products.
Fiber Channel Technology
Fiber Channel is a high-speed communication technology that is commonly used in storage area networks (SANs) to connect servers to storage devices. It uses fiber optic cables to transfer data between the server and storage device, which results in high-speed data transfer rates and low latency. The Fiber Channel protocol is designed to support multiple network topologies, including point-to-point, switched fabric, and arbitrated loop.
Features and Benefits
The HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter comes with several features that make it an excellent choice for businesses that require high-speed and reliable connectivity between their servers and storage systems.
High-Speed Data Transfer Rate
One of the key features of this HBA card is its high-speed data transfer rate. It supports a data transfer rate of up to 8Gbps, which is significantly higher than the data transfer rate provided by traditional storage connection technologies, such as SCSI and SATA.
The HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter comes with two fiber channel ports, which allows for redundant connections between the server and storage device. This means that if one port fails, the other port can be used to maintain the connection between the server and storage device, which helps in reducing downtime.
This HBA card uses a PCI-Express interface to connect to the server's motherboard. The PCI-Express interface provides a high-speed connection between the HBA card and the server, which helps in increasing the overall system performance.
The HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter is compatible with a wide range of servers and operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware. This makes it a versatile HBA card that can be used in different environments.
This HBA card is designed to provide a reliable connection between the server and storage system. It comes with several features that help in ensuring data integrity, such as error checking and correction, data encryption, and data compression.
The HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter is easy to install and requires minimal configuration. It comes with a user-friendly interface that allows for quick and easy installation.
In Summary, the HP 571521-001 8GB Dual Ports PCI-Express Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter is an excellent choice for businesses that require high-speed and reliable connectivity between their servers and storage systems. It comes with several features, including high-speed data transfer rate, dual ports, PCI-Express interface, compatibility, reliability, and easy installation. With this HBA card, businesses can increase their system performance, reduce downtime, and ensure data integrity.
General Information about the HP 571521-001
- Manufacturer: HP
- Model Number or SKU# 571521-001
- Product Type: Controller Card
- Interface: PCI-Express
Key Features of 8GB PCI-Express Controller
- Total number of ports: Dual Ports
- Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
- Form Factor: Plug-in Card
Software/System Requirements of Fiber Channel HBA Controller
- OS Required: Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for Intel x86 / AMD64 / EM64T, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 for Intel x86 / AMD64 / EM64T, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1
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