The AJ820A HPE Brocade 8GBPS Fibre Channel SAN 8/12c 12 Ports Switch is a high-performance storage area network (SAN) switch that is designed for use in data centers and other high-demand environments. It is equipped with 12 ports, 8 of which are 8 Gbps Fibre Channel and 4 of which are 12 Gbps Fibre Channel. This allows for high-speed data transfer and increased bandwidth capabilities.
The switch also features advanced security features such as access control lists (ACLs) and Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. It also has built-in redundancy features such as hot-swappable power supplies and fans to ensure continuous operation in the event of a failure.
This product also supports advanced management and monitoring capabilities through the use of the Brocade SAN Network Advisor software. This allows for easy configuration and monitoring of the switch, as well as the ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues.
Exceptional Reliability of 12 Ports Switch
The AJ820A HPE Brocade 8GBPS Fibre Channel SAN 8/12c 12 Ports Switch is known for its exceptional reliability. This switch is designed for use in a storage area network (SAN) and is equipped with 8 or 12 ports for connecting to other devices in the network. It has a data transfer rate of 8 Gbps, which is faster than many other switches on the market.
One of the key features that contributes to the exceptional reliability of this switch is its advanced hardware and software design. The switch has been engineered with redundant power supplies and cooling fans, which ensures that it can continue to operate even if one of the components fails. Additionally, the switch has built-in monitoring and diagnostic tools that allow administrators to quickly identify and resolve any issues that may arise.
Another factor that contributes to the exceptional reliability of this switch is its compatibility with a wide range of devices and protocols. The switch is compatible with a variety of operating systems and storage systems, which allows it to be integrated seamlessly into existing SANs. Additionally, it supports multiple protocols, including Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), which makes it versatile and easy to use in a variety of environments.
Data Protection and Security
The AJ820A HPE Brocade 8GBPS Fibre Channel SAN 8/12c 12 Ports Switch is a high-performance storage area network (SAN) switch that is designed to provide data protection and security for enterprise environments. It offers a range of features that help to ensure that data is protected and secure, including:
- Data encryption: The switch supports Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) data encryption, which helps to protect data in transit and prevent unauthorized access.
- Secure fabric: The switch uses Brocade's Secure Fabric technology, which helps to ensure that only authorized devices and users can access the SAN. It also provides advanced security features such as role-based access control and secure zoning.
- Data replication: The switch supports data replication, which allows for the creation of multiple copies of data on different storage devices. This helps to ensure that data is protected against data loss due to hardware failures or other issues.
- Fibre Channel fabric services: The switch supports Fibre Channel fabric services, which provide advanced features such as load balancing and quality of service (QoS) to help ensure that data is transmitted efficiently and reliably.
General Information AJ820A HPE
- Manufacturer: HP
- Part Number or SKU# AJ820A
- Type: Networking
- Switch-Type: 12 Ports
- Installed Modules Qty : 2 (Installed) / 12 (Max)
- Ports Qty : 12
- Data Transfer Rate : 8.5 BPS
- Data Link Protocol : 8 GB bFibre Channel
- Remote Management Protocol : Snmp, Telnet, HTTP
- Connectivity Technology : Wired
Expansion / Connectivity
- Expansion Slots Total (Free) : 12 ( 10 ) X SFP+
- Interfaces : 2 X Network - 8 GB Fibre Channel (Short Wave) X 2
- Compatible Slots : 1 X Expansion Slot
Dimensions & Weight
- Width: 15 inch
- Depth : 11.8 inch
- Height : 3.4 inch
- Weight : 2.87 lbs
Software / System Requirements
- Software Included : Brocade Advanced Zoning, Brocade Fabric OS
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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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