HPE Q2S18B 48 Ports Managed Switch
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HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B Rack-mountable 48 Ports Bulk

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HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B Rack-mountable 48 Ports Managed Switch | New Bulk Pack
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Introduction to HPE Q2S18B Managed Switch

The HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B is a high-performance, rack-mountable, 48-port managed switch designed for use in enterprise data centers and storage networks. It is a member of the HPE StoreFabric family of products, which are designed to provide enterprise-class performance, reliability, and scalability for mission-critical applications.

In this article, we will explore the features and benefits of the HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B switch, including its hardware specifications, software capabilities, and management tools. We will also discuss how this switch can be used in a variety of network configurations to support a range of applications and workloads.

Hardware Specifications

The HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B is a 1U, rack-mountable switch that supports up to 48 ports of 10/25/40/50/100Gb Ethernet. It also includes 8 QSFP28 ports for up to 200Gb Ethernet connectivity. The switch is built on a Broadcom StrataXGS Tomahawk+ ASIC platform, which provides high-performance packet processing, forwarding, and filtering.

The switch includes a range of advanced hardware features, including support for IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging, IEEE 802.1p priority tagging, and IEEE 802.3x flow control. It also includes support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, which allows for more efficient data transfer over the network.

The HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B switch also includes redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans, which provide high availability and reliability for mission-critical applications. The switch can be configured with up to 2 power supplies for N+1 redundancy, and up to 4 fans for optimal cooling.

Software Capabilities

In addition to its advanced hardware features, the HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B switch includes a range of powerful software capabilities that enable it to be configured and managed to meet the specific needs of an organization's network.

The switch includes a web-based management interface that allows administrators to configure VLANs, QoS policies, and other network settings. It also includes support for SNMP, SSH, and Telnet, which enables remote management and monitoring of the switch.

The HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B switch also includes support for advanced network features, including Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), which enables the aggregation of multiple physical links into a single logical link for increased bandwidth and redundancy. It also includes support for Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), which enables the creation of a redundant, highly available router in a network.

Management Tools

To simplify the management and configuration of the HPE Q2S18B StoreFabric SN6650B switch, HPE offers a range of management tools that enable administrators to monitor and control the switch's performance and settings.

The switch includes the HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC) software, which provides a centralized platform for managing network infrastructure, including switches, routers, and access points. The IMC software includes a range of features, including network topology visualization, configuration management, and performance monitoring.

HPE also offers the HPE OneView management platform, which provides a unified management interface for HPE servers, storage, and networking infrastructure.

General Information about this HPE Q2S18B

  • Manufacturer : HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# Q2S18B
  • Product Type: Networking Switch

Technical Information of 48 Ports Switch

  • Device Type : Switch - 48 Ports - Managed
  • Enclosure Type : Rack-mountable 2u
  • Subtype : Fibre Channel
  • Ports : 48 X 32gb Fibre Channel
  • Performance : Aggregate Bandwidth: 4 Tbps
  • Capacity : Frame Buffers: 15000 ¦ Maximum Frame Size: 2112 Byte
  • Remote Management Protocol : Snmp 1, Snmp 3, Http, Https, Smi-s, Ssh, Ssh-2, Cli, Sftp
  • Encryption Algorithm : Ssl, 256-bit Aes-gcm
  • Authentication Method : Radius, Tacacs+, Ldap, Dh-chap, Fcap

Features for Managed Switch

  • Trunking, Isl Support, Syslog Support, Manageable, Quality Of Service (qos), Registered State Change Notification (rscn) Support, Sftp Client, Sftp Server, Isl Trunking, Fabric Shortest Path First (fspf), Fabric-device Management Interface (fdmi), Secure Copy (scp), Role-based Access Control (rbac), Dynamic Path Selection (dps), Reliable Commit Service (rcs), Simple Name Server (sns), Read Diagnostic Parameters (rdp), Fabric Performance Impact (fpi) Monitoring, Slow Drain Device Quarantine (sddq), Enhanced Bb Credit Recovery, Monitoring And Alerting Policy Suite (maps)

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Interfaces : 48 X 32gb Fibre Channel ¦ 80 X 32gb Fibre Channel Ports On Demand ¦ 1 X Management (gigabit Lan) Management ¦ 1 X Serial Management ¦ 1 X Usb Management
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