HPE R4G55B 24 Ports Switch
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HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch Brand 3 New

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Part Number#: R4G55B
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Short Description:
R4G55B 32 Gigabytes (GB) 8 Ports 16 Gigabytes (GB) Short Wave Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Managed Rack Mountable 24 Ports Fibre Channel Switch | Made by HPE | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Key Features and Benefits

  • High-Performance Networking: The HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch provides high-speed connectivity with a data transfer rate of up to 16 Gbps. This helps businesses to improve the performance of their storage area network (SAN) and other mission-critical applications.
  • Scalable Architecture: The switch is designed to support large-scale SAN deployments with up to 56 ports in a compact 1U form factor. It enables businesses to scale their network as their data storage requirements grow.
  • Easy Management: The switch comes with a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) that provides administrators with an intuitive and easy-to-use interface to manage and configure the switch. This makes it easier to monitor the performance and health of the switch and the connected devices.
  • Improved Availability: The HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch provides robust and reliable performance with features such as auto-sensing, flow control, and error correction. This helps to ensure high availability and reduced downtime for mission-critical applications.
  • Flexible Deployment: The switch supports both point-to-point and fabric topologies, making it easier to integrate into existing SANs. It is also compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Unix, making it easier to deploy in a variety of environments.
  • Investment Protection: The HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch is designed to be future-proof and scalable, helping businesses to protect their investment by providing a platform that can grow with their changing requirements.

Performance and Scalability

The HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch is a high-performance and scalable switch designed for data centers and enterprise storage environments. This switch provides reliable and efficient communication between servers and storage arrays through the use of fibre channel technology.

Performance: The HPE R4G55B offers 16GB fibre channel speed which provides faster data transfer rates and improved overall system performance. It also features advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), load balancing, and congestion management, which enhances network performance and reduces the risk of network bottlenecks.

Scalability: The HPE R4G55B is designed to grow with your data center needs, offering flexible and scalable architecture. It supports up to 64 ports, allowing you to expand your network as your data storage needs grow. It also supports several storage protocols, including Fibre Channel, FC over IP (FCoE), and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), providing a future-proof solution that can adapt to changes in your storage environment.

Advanced Security Features of the HPE R4G55B

The HPE R4G55B 16GB Short Wave Fibre Channel Switch has advanced security features designed to ensure the protection of data and network resources. Some of these features include:

  • Port Security: This feature enables administrators to limit the number of devices that can connect to a specific switch port, preventing unauthorized access to the network.
  • Authentication and Authorization: The switch supports authentication and authorization using a variety of methods including username and password, digital certificates, and more. This helps ensure that only authorized users and devices can access the network.
  • Encryption: The switch supports encryption of data transmitted over the network, ensuring that sensitive information is protected from unauthorized access.
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs): The switch supports ACLs, which allow administrators to define specific access rules for different users, groups, or devices. This helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data.
  • Virtual San Support: The switch supports virtual SANs (Storage Area Networks), which allows administrators to isolate specific storage resources for different users, groups, or applications.
  • Firewall Capabilities: The switch has built-in firewall capabilities, which help protect against cyber-attacks by blocking unauthorized network traffic.
  • Logging and Monitoring: The switch provides detailed logging and monitoring capabilities, which allow administrators to track network activity, identify security threats, and respond quickly to any security incidents.

Main Specifications about the HPE R4G55B

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# R4G55B
  • Product Type: Switch

Key Feature of HPE 24 Ports Switch

  • Ports: 24 Ports
  • Enclosure Type: Rack Mountable 1u
  • SFP+: 8 X 16GB Fibre Channel Sfp+ + 16 X 32GB Fibre Channel Sfp+ Ports On Demand


  • Port-to-port Latency: 900 Ns
  • Capacity: Maximum Frame Size: 2112 Frame Buffers: 2000
  • Remote Management Protocol: Snmp 1, Snmp 3, Http, Https, Smi-s, Ssh, Ssh-2, Cli, Sftp, Ldap
  • Encryption Algorithm: Ssl
  • Authentication Method: Radius, Tacacs+, Secure Shell V.2 (ssh2), Ldap, Dh-chap, Fcap
  • Features: Syslog Support, Ipv6 Support, Ip Address Filtering, Secure Copy (scp), Role-based Access Control (rbac), Trusted Switch, Secure Rpc
  • Status Indicators: Power, Status

Expansion / Connectivity

  • 8 X 16GB Fibre Channel Sfp+ Short Wave
  • 16 X 32GB Fibre Channel Sfp+ Ports On Demand
  • 1 X Serial (rs-232)
  • 1 X Management (gigabit Lan)
  • 1 X Usb


  • Power Device: Internal Power Supply
  • Voltage Required: Ac 90-264 V (50/60 Hz)
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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ALLHDD guarantees that the products will not have defects in material that will affect the product's functionality during the Standard Warranty Period. The warranty period starts when the merchandise/items from our warehouse.

What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?

30-days to 3 years warranty:

Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.

What is not covered by our warranty?

The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;

(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;

(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.

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In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).

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