HP A8000A Fibre Channel Switch
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HP A8000A Storageworks SAN 4/8 Switch Stackable 4GB Fibre Bulk

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A8000A StorageWorks Storage Area Network (SAN) 4/8 Switch 4Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Fibre Channel + 8 x Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) (empty) 1U Rack-mountable cascadable | Made by HP | New Bulk Pack
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Easy Management and Configuration

The A8000A HP Storageworks SAN 4/8 Switch Stackable 4GB Fibre Channel is a storage area network (SAN) switch designed for easy management and configuration. This switch is stackable, meaning it can be connected to other similar switches to create a larger network. It has 4GB Fibre Channel ports, which provide high-speed data transfer and support for large storage devices.

The switch is designed to be easy to manage and configure, with features such as a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) and a command-line interface (CLI) for remote management. It also has built-in diagnostic tools and monitoring capabilities that help administrators troubleshoot and maintain the network. Additionally, the switch supports various SAN protocols, such as Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), providing flexibility in terms of how storage devices can be connected to the network.

Robust Troubleshooting and Diagnostics Tools

The A8000A HP Storageworks SAN 4/8 Switch Stackable 4GB Fibre Channel is a high-performance storage area network (SAN) switch that is designed to provide fast and reliable data transfer between servers and storage devices. The switch can be configured in a stackable configuration, allowing multiple switches to be connected together to create a larger SAN.

One of the key features of the A8000A is its easy and robust troubleshooting and diagnostics tools. These tools allow administrators to quickly identify and diagnose any issues that may arise in the SAN, such as connectivity problems or performance issues. The tools include features such as real-time monitoring, error reporting, and detailed logs that provide detailed information about the status of the SAN.

The A8000A also comes equipped with 4GB Fibre Channel technology, which provides high-speed data transfer rates and low latency for mission-critical applications. The switch is also designed to be highly reliable and resilient, with features such as redundant power supplies and hot-swappable components to ensure continuous operation in case of failure.

Advanced Technologies

The A8000A HP Storageworks SAN 4/8 Switch Stackable 4GB Fibre Channel Advanced Technologies is a storage area network (SAN) switch designed for use in data centers and other high-performance storage environments. This switch is stackable, meaning it can be connected to multiple other switches to create a larger, more powerful SAN.

The switch has 4 or 8 ports, each of which supports 4GB Fibre Channel technology, which is a high-speed data transfer protocol used in SANs. This allows for fast and efficient data transfer between storage devices and servers.

The switch also includes advanced technologies such as Quality of Service (QoS) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support. QoS allows for prioritization of data traffic, ensuring that critical data is transmitted quickly and efficiently. FCoE allows for the consolidation of Fibre Channel and Ethernet networks, reducing the number of cables and switches required in a SAN.

General Information about the HP A8000A

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Part Number or SKU# A8000A
  • Sub-Type: Switch Fiber Channel

Networking for Fiber Channel Switch

  • Data Transfer Rate : 4.24 Gbps
  • Data Link Protocol : 4gb Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel : Fc-Al, Fc-Al-2, Fc-Fg, Fc-Fla, Fc-Gs-2, Fc-Ph, Fc-Ph-2, Fc-Ph-3, Fc-Plda, Fc-Sw, Fc-Vi, Fc-Fh
  • Remote Management Protocol : Snmp, Telnet, Http
  • Connectivity Technology : Wired
  • Communication Mode : Full-Duplex
  • Features : Manageable, Full Duplex Mode

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Slots Total (Free) : 8 ( 8 ) X Sfp (Mini-Gbic)
  • Interfaces :
  • 1 X Management - Ethernet 10base-T/100base-Tx - Rj-45
  • 1 X Management - Rs-232 - 9 Pin D-Sub (Db-9)


  • Power Device : Power Supply - Internal
  • Voltage Required : Ac 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
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