IBM 44X1905 20 Port Networking Switch
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44X1905 IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules For IBM New

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44X1905 IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules For IBM BladeCenter Switch 8GB Fibre Channel. New Bulk Pack
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Product Overview

The IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules for IBM BladeCenter Switch 8GB Fibre Channel is a high-performance networking hardware designed to provide reliable and efficient data transfer within a data center. It is a modular switch that is specifically designed to integrate with the IBM BladeCenter chassis, providing high-bandwidth Fibre Channel connectivity to the blade servers.

In this article, we will delve into the features, benefits, and technical specifications of the IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules, discussing what makes it a powerful tool for modern data center infrastructure.


The IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules are equipped with several features that make it a versatile and effective solution for storage networking. Some of the notable features include:

High-Performance Connectivity: The switch provides up to 20 ports of 8Gb Fibre Channel connectivity, which allows for high-speed data transfer between devices. It is designed to support high-bandwidth applications and is capable of delivering up to 16Gb/s of full-duplex throughput per port.

Modular Design: The switch is designed with a modular architecture, which makes it easy to upgrade and scale as needed. The modules can be easily swapped out, allowing for quick and efficient maintenance.

Hot-Swappable Components: The IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules are designed to be hot-swappable, which means that they can be removed or replaced without disrupting the operation of the system. This feature allows for maintenance and upgrades to be performed without downtime, minimizing the impact on the system.

Fabric Vision Technology: The switch comes equipped with Brocade's Fabric Vision technology, which provides advanced monitoring and diagnostic capabilities. This technology allows for proactive monitoring and can help identify potential issues before they become critical.


The IBM Qlogic 20-Port 8 GB SAN Switch Modules provide several benefits that make it a valuable addition to any data center infrastructure. Some of the notable benefits include:

Increased Performance: The high-speed Fibre Channel connectivity provided by the switch allows for faster data transfer, reducing latency and improving overall system performance.

Scalability: The modular design of the switch makes it easy to scale as needed, allowing for growth and expansion of the data center infrastructure.

Improved Reliability: The hot-swappable components and advanced monitoring capabilities provided by the switch help improve system reliability and reduce downtime.

Cost-Effective: The modular design of the switch allows for upgrades to be performed without the need for a full replacement, which can help reduce costs and extend the lifespan of the hardware.

General Information about the IBM 44X1905
  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Model Number or SKU# 44X1905
  • Device Type: Switch 20 Port
  • Data Transfer Rate : 8.5 GBPS
  • Data Link Protocol: 8GB Fibre Channel
  • Connectivity Technology: Wired

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Interfaces: Network 8GB Fibre Channel
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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