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QLE2562 QLogic Sanblade 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E X8 Fibre Bulk

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QLE2562 Sanblade 8 Gigabyte(GB) Dual Channel Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) with Standard Bracket Card Only | Made by QLogic | New Bulk Pack
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More Information for the QLogic QLE2562 Fibre Channel HBA

In the fast-paced world of data storage and connectivity, the QLE2562 QLogic Sanblade 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) stands out as a critical component for efficient and high-performance storage area networks (SANs). In this detailed exploration, we'll delve into the various aspects of this cutting-edge Fibre Channel HBA, understanding its features, benefits, and the crucial role it plays in modern data storage environments.

What is QLE2562 QLogic Sanblade 8GB HBA?

The QLE2562 is a Fibre Channel HBA developed by QLogic, a renowned provider of networking solutions. Specifically designed for high-speed storage connectivity, it operates as a dual-channel PCI Express Gen2 Fibre Channel HBA, providing a robust and reliable link between servers and SANs.

Key Features

  • Dual-Channel Configuration: The QLE2562 boasts a dual-channel configuration, enabling simultaneous communication over two independent channels. This not only enhances overall data throughput but also provides redundancy, ensuring continued operation in case one channel encounters issues.
  • PCI Express Gen2 Interface: Utilizing the PCI Express Gen2 interface with X8 connectivity, the HBA ensures a high-speed data transfer rate between the server and the SAN. This feature is vital for meeting the increasing demands of modern data-intensive applications.
  • 8GB Fibre Channel: The QLE2562 supports 8 gigabits per second (8Gbps) Fibre Channel, delivering high-speed data transfer for demanding storage applications. This capability is crucial for organizations dealing with large datasets and high-performance computing workloads.
  • QLogic StorFusion Technology: StorFusion technology is a hallmark feature of QLogic HBAs, including the QLE2562. It encompasses a suite of technologies designed to optimize storage performance, enhance reliability, and simplify management. This includes features like End-to-End Data Integrity (T10 PI), Fabric Watch, and Dynamic Power Management.

Benefits of QLE2562 QLogic Sanblade 8GB HBA

  • Enhanced Performance: The dual-channel configuration and 8Gbps Fibre Channel support significantly boost data transfer speeds, ensuring that data-intensive applications and processes operate seamlessly. This is particularly crucial for industries such as finance, healthcare, and media, where rapid data access is paramount.
  • Reliability and Redundancy: The dual-channel setup not only improves performance but also adds a layer of redundancy. In the event of a failure in one channel, the other channel can seamlessly take over, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous data access.
  • Compatibility and Interoperability: QLE2562 is designed to be compatible with a wide range of servers and storage systems. Its adherence to industry standards ensures interoperability with various SAN infrastructures, providing flexibility to organizations with diverse hardware environments.
  • QLogic StorFusion Technology Advantages: The integration of QLogic StorFusion technology enhances the overall value of the QLE2562. Features like End-to-End Data Integrity help maintain data accuracy throughout the storage and retrieval process, while Fabric Watch provides proactive monitoring and diagnostics for the SAN.

Use Cases

  • Enterprise Data Centers: QLE2562 is well-suited for enterprise data centers where high performance and reliability are paramount. Its dual-channel configuration and 8Gbps Fibre Channel support make it an ideal choice for handling the diverse and demanding workloads found in large-scale data centers.
  • Media and Entertainment: In the media and entertainment industry, where large media files need to be accessed and transferred rapidly, the QLE2562's high-speed connectivity proves invaluable. Video editing, rendering, and content distribution processes benefit from the enhanced data transfer capabilities.
  • Financial Services: The financial sector, with its reliance on real-time data processing and analysis, benefits from the QLE2562's speed and reliability. Whether it's transaction processing, risk analysis, or financial modeling, the HBA ensures that critical data is accessed without delays.

Applications of QLE2562 QLogic Standard Bracket Card Only

  • Storage Area Networks (SANs): The QLE2562 is used in SANs to provide high-speed connectivity between servers and storage devices.
  • Data Backup and Restore: The QLE2562 is used in data backup and restore operations, where high-speed data transfer is required to ensure quick and efficient backups and restores.
  • Virtualization: The QLE2562 is used in virtualized environments to provide high-speed connectivity between virtual machines and storage devices.
  • High-Performance Computing: The QLE2562 is used in high-performance computing environments where fast data transfer is crucial for large-scale computations.

General Information about this QLogic QLE2562

  • Manufacturer: QLogic
  • Part Number or SKU# QLE2562
  • Product Name: Controller
  • Sub-Type: Fiber Channel

Technical Specifications

  • Ports/Channels: 2 x LC Fiber Channel
  • Host Interface: PCI Express 5 GHz x4
  • Backward Compatibility: PCI-X 2.0
  • Topology: Point-to-Point Switched Fabric

Media & Performance

  • Connectivity Media: Multi-Mode
  • Data Transfer Rate: 8 Gbps Fiber Channel
  • Data Throughput: 62.50 Gbps Fiber Channel

In general, the QLE2562 QLogic Sanblade 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E X8 Fibre Channel HBA stands out as a reliable and high-performance solution for modern storage area networks. Its dual-channel configuration, 8Gbps Fibre Channel support, and integration of QLogic StorFusion technology make it a versatile choice for various industries and applications. As organizations continue to grapple with increasing data volumes and the need for faster access, investing in robust and efficient components like the QLE2562 becomes a strategic decision for optimizing storage infrastructure.

By understanding the features, benefits, and use cases of the QLE2562, organizations can make informed decisions about incorporating this Fibre Channel HBA into their IT infrastructure, ensuring that their storage networks are not only high-performing but also reliable and scalable to meet the challenges of the digital age.

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