Network Management and Security
AG874A HP Mds 9134 24 Ports Active Fabric Switch is a high-performance network switch designed for data center and storage area networks. It provides 24 ports for connecting storage devices and servers to the network.
The switch features active fabric technology, which enables it to dynamically allocate bandwidth and resources to optimize network performance. This helps to prevent network bottlenecks and ensure consistent performance in high-density environments.
In terms of network management, the AG874A offers a range of features to help administrators monitor, manage and troubleshoot their network. This includes real-time performance monitoring, event logging, and alerts to quickly identify and resolve issues.
In terms of security, the switch provides a range of features to help protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. This includes support for secure login and password protection, as well as support for secure data transmission protocols such as SSL and TLS.
Performance and Scalability
The AG874A HP Mds 9134 24 Ports Active Fabric Switch is a high-performance and scalable network switch that provides exceptional connectivity, speed, and reliability. It offers 24 active ports that support multiple protocols, including Fibre Channel, FCoE, and iSCSI, making it an ideal solution for data centers and other demanding network environments.
In terms of performance, the AG874A offers a high-speed switching fabric, which allows for fast and efficient data transfer between devices. The switch also features advanced congestion control and quality of service (QoS) capabilities that help to prevent network slowdowns and ensure the smooth flow of critical data.
In terms of scalability, the AG874A is designed to grow with your network. It supports advanced virtualization technologies, such as HP Virtual Connect, that allow you to add, remove, and reconfigure network components without disrupting existing connections. The switch also supports multiple fabrics, so you can easily integrate new devices and expand your network as needed.
Energy Efficiency and Cooling Features
The AG874A HP MDS 9134 24 Ports Active Fabric Switch is a highly efficient and cooling-friendly network switch designed for data center use. The energy efficiency features of this switch include:
- Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE): This feature reduces the power consumption of the switch by automatically adjusting the power to the idle ports.
- Dynamic Power Management (DPM): This feature monitors the switch's power usage and adjusts it dynamically based on the network's requirements, further reducing energy consumption.
- Advanced Power Management (APM): This feature allows administrators to set power thresholds and receive alerts when they are exceeded, ensuring efficient power usage and avoiding power wastage.
In addition, the AG874A HP MDS 9134 24 Ports Active Fabric Switch has several cooling features that ensure optimal performance and longevity. These include:
- Fans with Variable Speed Control: The switch has fans that adjust their speed based on the internal temperature, ensuring that the switch remains cool and efficient.
- Front-to-Back Airflow: The switch has a front-to-back airflow design, which helps to maintain a constant temperature by drawing in cool air from the front and expelling hot air from the back.
- Hot-Swappable Fans: The switch's fans can be easily replaced without the need to power down the switch, ensuring minimal downtime and improved maintenance.
General Information about the HP AG874A
- Manufacturer: HP
- Part Number or SKU# AG874A
- Interface Type: Switch
- Number Of Fibre Channel Ports 24
Media & Performance
- Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbit/S
- Expansion Slot Type Sfp
- Physical Characteristics
- Compatible Rack Unit 1u
- Form Factor Rack-Mountable
About Refurbished Products
Different Types of Switches
Networking switches vary widely depending on the number of devices they can support, network bandwidth/speed, and form factor. Switches for small offices will have anything between 4 and 8 ports and can fit on a desk. For larger office network implementation, switches may have 24 ports, 48 ports, 96 ports, and 128 ports and are rack-mountable between 1U and 4U. Switches come in different types depending on the network speed and tasks they support. These include 40/100 Gbps, 10 Gigabit (up to 10000 Mbps), Gigabit Ethernet (up to 1000 Mbps), Power over Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps).
The unmanaged switches offer fixed configurations on a plug-and-play basis. It is the most basic switch and there are a few choices in the market. These switches are affordable, but the basic features make them inappropriate for enterprise applications.
The number of features and level of functionality improves with managed switches, making them ideal for enterprise and business applications. These switches are built with the command-line interface for ease of configuration. Equally, they support SNMP agents that come in handy when troubleshooting network issues.
The security on managed switches is better and will protect different types of traffic. Other features include support for virtual LANs, IP routing, and quality of service settings. Managed switches are more expensive compared to all other types of switches.
Smart switches refer to switches that possess more features than those unmanaged switches but do not have the full features of managed switches. Smart switches are more cost-effective than managed switches.
Some of the limitations of the smart switches are a lack of telnet access support, Web GUIs, and a lack of many features for VLANs. They are affordable compared to a fully managed switch and are suitable for a smaller computer network.
Modular switches allow the addition of expansion modules as the network expands. The expansion modules allow for more networked devices but are application-specific. They may include wireless access points, firewalls, or network analysis tools. The flexibility of a modular networking switch comes at a higher cost.
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