HP AQ233A Networking Switch 8 Port
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AQ233A HP 820Q 8port 8GB FC 1u Rm Active.. Refurbished

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AQ233A HP 820Q 8port 8GB FC 1u Rm Active. Refurbished.
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Data Transfer and Management Capabilities

The AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch is a Fibre Channel (FC) switch that supports 8 ports and 8GB of FC data transfer. It is a 1U rack-mountable device and has an active management capability, allowing for effective monitoring and control of the switch's performance. With its 8GB FC capability, the AQ233A HP 820Q switch can handle a high volume of data transfer, making it suitable for demanding data storage and management environments.

High-Performance Storage Networking

The AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch provides high-performance storage networking for data-intensive applications. This switch offers 8 ports of 8GB Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity, providing high-speed data transfer and low latency for demanding storage and data center environments.

The switch operates in an active mode, which provides fast, efficient communication and real-time data transfer between storage devices. The compact 1U form factor allows for easy installation in data center racks, providing a flexible solution for storage networking needs.

With advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), dynamic provisioning, and support for advanced zoning, the AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch provides a scalable, high-performance solution for storage networks of all sizes. It is also equipped with reliable, high-speed performance and robust management tools to ensure smooth and efficient data transfer, making it a reliable solution for any storage network.

Enhanced Network Scalability

The AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch has been designed with enhanced network scalability in mind. The switch has 8 ports, each with 8GB Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity, providing high-speed connectivity to multiple devices. The 1U form factor makes it easy to install in a standard rack, saving valuable data center space.

Additionally, the AQ233A switch uses active switching technology to provide increased network performance and reliability. The switch also supports the latest network protocols, allowing it to seamlessly integrate into existing network infrastructure and scale with changing network requirements.

In conclusion, the AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch offers a powerful and scalable network solution for any organization looking to expand their network capabilities. With its high-speed connectivity and active switching technology, the switch provides fast and reliable data transfer between multiple devices, making it an ideal choice for large data centers and enterprise networks.

Improved Reliability and Availability

The AQ233A HP 820Q 8 ports 8GB FC 1u Rm Active Switch has been designed to provide high levels of reliability and availability for data center networks. Here are some of the key features that contribute to the improved reliability and availability of the AQ233A switch:

  • Dual Redundant Power Supplies: The AQ233A switch comes with two power supplies that can be used for redundancy and increased reliability. This means that if one power supply fails, the other one can take over without any downtime.
  • Hot-swappable Components: The AQ233A switch has hot-swappable components, which means that you can replace any component while the switch is still operational. This helps minimize downtime during maintenance and improves the overall availability of the switch.
  • Fault Tolerance: The AQ233A switch has built-in fault tolerance features that help prevent network downtime due to hardware failures. For example, if a switch port fails, traffic is automatically redirected to a different port without any disruption to the network.
  • Advanced Management Features: The AQ233A switch comes with advanced management features that make it easier to monitor and manage the switch. This includes real-time monitoring, event logging, and alerting. This helps identify and resolve any potential issues before they become critical and cause network downtime.
  • High-speed Performance: The AQ233A switch supports 8GB FC, which provides high-speed data transfer rates. This helps ensure fast and reliable data transfers, even during periods of high network traffic.


  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Manufacturer Part Number: AQ233A
  • Type: Networking
  • Sub-Type: Switch 8 Ports
  • Device Type : Switch
  • Enclosure Type : Rack-Mountable - 1u


  • Ports Qty : 8
  • Fibre Channel : Fc-Al-2, Fc-Da, Fc-Tape, Fc-Vi, Fc-Sp, Fc-Ls, Fc-Mi-2, Fc-Pi-4
  • Remote Management Protocol : Snmp
  • Connectivity Technology : Wired
  • Communication Mode : Full-Duplex
  • Features : Full Duplex Capability, Auto-Sensing Per Device, Manageable, Trivial File Transfer Protocol (Tftp) Support


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


  • Expansion Slots Total (Free) : 20 ( 20 ) X Sfp+
  • Interfaces : 1 X Management - Ethernet 10base-T/100base-Tx - Rj-45 1 X Management - Rs-232 - 9 Pin D-Sub (Db-9)
  • Product Type Fibre Channel Switch
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days

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