Compatibility of 4.24GBPS Switch
The "Compatibility" of the HPE AG641A Cisco StorageWorks MDS 9124e 4.24GBPS 12 Ports Rack-Mountable Switch refers to its ability to work with other devices and systems in a network environment.
Compatibility is important in a network environment because it helps to ensure that devices can work together seamlessly, providing the desired level of performance and functionality.
The HPE AG641A Cisco StorageWorks MDS 9124e 4.24GBPS 12 Ports Rack-Mountable Switch is designed to be compatible with a variety of other devices and systems, including servers, storage devices, and other network components. For example, it may support multiple protocols and standards, such as Fibre Channel, Ethernet, and Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), allowing it to be integrated into a variety of network environments.
Additionally, compatibility with existing network components can help to minimize costs and reduce the time required for installation and configuration.
12 Ports for Optimal Connectivity
The "12 Ports for Optimal Connectivity" refers to the number of physical connections available on the HPE AG641A Cisco StorageWorks MDS 9124e 4.24GBPS 12 Ports Rack-Mountable Switch, which provides 12 ports for connecting devices to the network.
Having 12 ports provides organizations with the flexibility to connect multiple devices to the network, such as servers, storage devices, and other network components. This helps to ensure that the network is scalable and can accommodate growth as needed.
Additionally, the 12 ports provide redundant connections, helping to ensure that the network remains operational in the event of a failure. This can help to minimize downtime and keep critical applications and services available.
The "Energy-Efficient Design" section of a product description refers to the various features and technologies incorporated into the device to minimize its power consumption and reduce its impact on the environment.
In the context of the HPE AG641A Cisco StorageWorks MDS 9124e 4.24GBPS 12 Ports Rack-Mountable Switch, energy-efficient design would refer to features such as power-saving modes, low-power components, and other technologies that help reduce the device's energy consumption. This can result in lower operating costs, reduced carbon footprint, and a more sustainable network infrastructure.
For example, the switch may include power management features that allow it to automatically adjust its power consumption based on network traffic, or it may have a compact design that requires less cooling, reducing the energy needed to maintain its operating temperature.
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# AG641A
- Type : Networking
- Switch-Type : Switch 12 Ports
- Enclosure Type : Rack-Mountable
- Ports Qty : 12
- Data Transfer Rate : 4.24 GBPS
- Data Link Protocol : 4 GB Fibre Channel
- Fibre Channel : Fc-Al, Fc-Al-2, Fc-Bb, Fc-Fg, Fc-Fla, Fc-Fs, Fc-Gs-2, Fc-Gs-3, Fc-Mi, Fc-Ph, Fc-Ph-2, Fc-Ph-3, Fc-Pi, Fc-Plda, Fc-Sb-2, Fc-Sw-2, Fc-Tape, Fc-Vi, Fcp, Fcp-2
- Remote Management Protocol : Rmon, Snmp 3
- Connectivity Technology : Wired
Dimension and Weight
- Height: 4inch
- Width: 10.5inch
- Depth: 14.1inch
- Weight: 6 Lbs
Expansion / Connectivity
- Expansion Slots Total (Free) : 4 ( 2 ) X Sfp (Mini-Gbic)
- Interfaces : 1 X Management - Console
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 configuration 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 of 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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