HPE AK860B Networking Switch 48 Port
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HPE AK860B Dc San Director 8GB Fibre Channel 48-Ports Switch Bulk

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Part Number#: AK860B
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Short Description:
AK860B Dc San Director Blade Option 8 Gigabit(GB) Fibre Channel 48 X Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Plug-in Module 48-Ports Switch | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Energy Efficiency and Power Management Capabilities

The AK860B HPE Dc San Director 8GB Fibre Channel 48-Ports Switch is designed with energy efficiency and power management capabilities to help reduce energy consumption and costs for data center operations.

Energy efficiency: The switch includes features such as low power consumption modes, advanced cooling, and power supply redundancy to help reduce energy consumption. The switch also supports Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) which reduces power consumption during periods of low network activity.

Power management: The switch includes features such as power capping and advanced power management to help manage power consumption. Power capping allows administrators to set a maximum power consumption limit for the switch, helping to prevent power overconsumption. Advanced power management allows administrators to monitor power consumption and adjust settings as needed to optimize power usage.

In addition, the switch also includes a number of other advanced features to help improve energy efficiency and power management, such as:

  • Dynamic power management, which adjusts power consumption based on actual usage
  • Automatic power-down of inactive ports
  • Power supply redundancy, which helps to ensure that the switch continues to operate even if one of the power supplies fails.

Benefits of Using

The AK860B HPE DC SAN Director 8GB Fibre Channel 48-Ports Switch is a high-performance and reliable network switch that provides a number of benefits for organizations that use it. Some of the key benefits of using this switch include:

  • High-speed data transfer: The 8GB Fibre Channel ports on the AK860B allow for fast and efficient data transfer, making it ideal for use in high-traffic data centers and other demanding environments.
  • Scalability: With 48 ports, the AK860B can easily handle large amounts of traffic, and it can be easily scaled to meet the needs of growing organizations.
  • Reliability: The AK860B is built with high-quality components and is designed to be highly reliable, making it a great choice for organizations that need to ensure that their networks are always up and running.
  • Advanced features: The AK860B includes a number of advanced features, such as Quality of Service (QoS) and traffic shaping, that can help organizations to optimize their networks and ensure that they are running at peak performance.
  • Easy management: The AK860B is easy to manage and can be controlled through a web-based interface, making it simple for organizations to monitor and configure their networks.

Advanced Security Features

The AK860B HPE Dc San Director 8GB Fibre Channel 48-Ports Switch is a high-performance, enterprise-grade switch that offers advanced security features to protect against potential threats and data breaches. Some of these features include:

  • Access Control Lists (ACLs): The switch allows for the creation of access control lists that can be used to restrict access to specific ports, zones, or fabrics. This can be used to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data.
  • Authentication and Authorization: The switch supports various authentication and authorization protocols, including RADIUS, TACACS+, and LDAP. This ensures that only authorized users can access the switch and its data.
  • Encryption: The switch supports encryption of data in transit, ensuring that data is protected as it travels across the network.
  • Firewall: The switch includes a built-in firewall that can be used to block unauthorized access and protect against potential attacks.
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention: The switch includes an intrusion detection and prevention system that can detect and block potential attacks.
  • Logging and Auditing: The switch includes robust logging and auditing capabilities, allowing for the tracking of all switch activity and access. This can be used for compliance and security purposes.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication: The switch supports multi-factor authentication, adding an additional layer of security to user access.
  • Virtualization: The switch supports virtualization, allowing for the creation of multiple virtual switches, each with their own security settings and access controls.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# AK860B
  • Type: Networking
  • Sub-Type: Switch 48 Ports
  • Enclosure Type : Plug-In Module
  • Sub-Type : Fibre Channel
  • Ports : 48 X SFP

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Interfaces : 48 X SFP (Mini-Gbic)
  • Installed Modules Qty (Max) : (48 Installed) / 48 (Max)
Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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