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HPE MDS 8/24c Fabric Switch - switch - 24 ports - Managed - plug-in module

HPE MDS 8/24c Fabric Switch - Switch - Managed - 16 x 8Gb Fibre Channel (backplane) + 8 x 8Gb Fibre Channel SFP+ - plug-in module - for BLc3000 Enclosure; BLc7000 Three-Phase Enclosure; ProLiant c3000
Key Selling Points
  • The Cisco MDS 8Gb Fabric Switch hot-plugs into the back of the HPE BladeSystem c-Class enclosure, freeing up rack space. Interconnect internal to the BladeSystem reduces cabling, SFPs and associated costs. Shared power and cooling resources further reduces cost and additional points of failure.
  • Dynamic and growing businesses require the flexibility to manage their investment wisely. Designed to scale as business needs dictate with the option of a 12-port model and a 12-port upgrade license.
  • Individual ports can be configured with short or long-range SFP+ optics for connectivity of up to 10 kilometers.
The Cisco MDS 8Gb Fabric Switch for HPE BladeSystem c-Class delivers an embedded option for HPE BladeSystem c-Class customers deploying storage area networks in their enterprise. The integrated design frees up rack space, enables a reduction of components, and utilizes shared power and cooling within the BladeSystem enclosure resulting in space and cost savings. The Cisco MDS 8Gb Fabric Switch supports VSAN, an industry standard for fabric virtualization enabling more efficient network use. The N-Port Virtualizer FlexAttach mode streamlines the infrastructure by reducing the number of domains to manage while enabling the ability to add or move servers without impact to the SAN. Advanced traffic management features optimize the fabric. Management is simplified with a broad range of integrated tools and switch management is integrated with HPE BladeSystem management creating a unique and tightly integrated experience for server and storage administrators.
  • Standard 24-port model includes 24-port Fibre Channel Switch, (4) 8 Gbps Short Range SFPs, (8) port dust covers, NX-OS, documentation
Tech Specs
Product Type Switch
Weight 1.13 kg
Warranty Cover 1-year warranty
Network Ports Qty 24
Model HPE
Model MDS 8/24c Fabric Switch
Brand HPE
Packaged Quantity 1
Networking / Manageable Yes
Form Factor Plug-in module
Networking / Subtype Fibre Channel

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