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Are you looking to modernize your storage-networking infrastructure to efficiently meet the dynamic and growing demands of your business?
With more reliable data access and procedures to reduce human error, the HPE SAN Director Switch portfolio delivers a powerful Fibre Channel (FC) and multiprotocol switching infrastructure that can massively scale in a smaller footprint and unleash the full performance of flash and emerging NVMe-based storage.
It provides a mission-critical, scalable, and high-performance foundation for enterprise data centers with private and hybrid-cloud deployments and highly virtualized environments. The HPE SAN Director Switch portfolio contains the HPE B-series SN8700B 64Gb FC Switch and HPE B-series SN8600B 32Gb FC Switch. The HPE SAN Director is offered in 8-slot and 4-slot chassis providing up to 384 64Gb/s ports or up to 512 32Gb/s with up to 32 QSFP based ICLs equivalent to 128 FC ports.
Are you struggling to meet the I/O demands of hyperscale virtualization, cloud, or growing flash-based SANs?
HPE B-series SN3600B Fibre Channel Switch provides Gen6 32 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) in an ultra-dense 1U format from 8-ports up to 24-ports, and is affordable for limited budgets. It can replace three generations of FC with its backward compatibility with 4, 8, and 16 Gb FC for your investment protection. Designed to build a flash-ready infrastructure, it specifically adapts to business application needs. Applications requiring more throughput and lower latency can take advantage of NVMe over FC ready support as well. SAN simplicity is achieved with a simple 3-step install process and SAN deployments with HPE 3PAR all-flash storage are automated using HPE Smart SAN for HPE 3PAR software. Data reliability is enhanced with forward error correction (FEC) by automatically detecting and recovering bit error along with HPE Power Pack+ software, which maintains efficient SAN-health.
Is there a need to modernize your storage network? The all-flash data center and emerging NVMe storage requires a modern storage network that can keep up with pace of innovation seen with compute and storage resources. The HPE B-series SN6650B Fibre Channel Switch is a high-port density building block with 128 Fibre Channel ports that provides the tools to help optimize NVMe storage and automate SAN management tasks. It provides 32Gb SAN connectivity with up to 4 Tbps of total system bandwidth for data center consolidation, capable of supporting the most demanding all-flash workloads. New automation capabilities enable DevOps resources to automate operations to increase productivity with simple and open automation through open APIs and the Ansible automation engine. The HPE B-series SN6650B Fibre Channel Switch enables new insight into NVMe storage fabrics with modern I/O traffic visibility and VM-level granularity to validate and fine-tune performance for better efficiency.
The HPE B-series SN2600B SAN Extension Switch is a cost-efficient, replication connectivity solution that quickly transports data over long distances between data centers, protecting valuable information from disruptions and outages. This product enables you to extend proactive monitoring between data centers to automatically detect WAN anomalies and avoid unplanned downtime. By driving more throughput with advanced compression technology, you can expand WAN capacity to meet increased data demands.
With powerful built-in technology, the HPE B-series SN2600B SAN Extension Switch overcomes the inherent challenges of latency and packet loss over distance, and can dramatically speed up replication performance to handle the unrelenting transfer of data between data centers.
Does your data center need increased switch scalability and performance?
The HPE C-series SN8500C Director Switches elevate the standard for director-class switches. Providing industry-leading availability, scalability, security, and management, it allows businesses to deploy higher-performance SANs, with lower TCO. Layering a rich set of intelligent features onto a high-performance, protocol-independent switch fabric, the switch director addresses the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments. Future ready performance with up to 24 Tb/s of Fibre Channel (FC) system bandwidth and 384 (8-Slot) or 192 (4-Slot) 4/8/16/32 Gb/s, 10 Gb/s full line rate FC ports or 384 (8-Slot) or 192 (4-Slot) 10GbE FCoE ports in a single chassis or up to 1152 (8-slot) or 768 (4-slot) FC ports in a single rack. Ready for integration of future high-speed standards, providing continued investment protection.
How can you provide fast, reliable, and cost-effective connectivity in the data center with predictable performance?
HPE M-series SN2410M Ethernet switches are ideal for modern server and storage networks. They are an ideal top-of-rack (ToR) solution with 10 GbE and 25 GbE or 100 GbE systems with wire-speed Layer 2 and 3 features that delivers predictable performance and zero packet loss at line-rate across all ports and packet sizes. Enhanced for storage with efficient design, it provides enterprise-level performance with attractive economics and outstanding ROI. Networks built on the HPE SN2410M are fast, reliable, and scalable while also being affordable and easy to manage. They support primary and secondary storage, providing consistently fair, fast, low-latency connectivity even under heavy workloads or a mix of different port speeds. This makes them ideal for storage, hyper converged, financial services, and media and entertainment deployments.
Do you need a multiservice switch that supports multiple protocols?
The HPE C-series SN6500C 16Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE Multiservice Switch (Cisco MDS 9250i) is a flexible switch for deploying SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services and cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for open systems. It offers advanced capabilities available only to director class switches. With up to forty 16 Gb Fibre Channel ports, two 10 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports, and eight 10GbE FC over Ethernet (FCoE) ports in a fixed 2U form factor, it is an ideal multiservice switch for department or remote branch office SANs . It connects both existing FC networks and protects your current SAN switch investments. SAN Extension over IP is enabled on the two fixed 10GbE IP storage services ports, enabling FC over IP (FCIP) and compression without the need for additional licenses. Using the eight FCoE ports, the switch attaches directly to FCoE and FC storage devices.
HPE M-series SN3700M switches are ideal for modern server and storage networks. Supporting up to 200 GbE, it delivers predictable performance and zero packet loss at line-rate across all ports and packet sizes. Enhanced for storage combined with efficient design, it provides enterprise-level performance with attractive economics and outstanding return on investment. Networks built on the HPE M-series SN3700M are fast, reliable, and scalable while also being affordable and easy to manage. They support primary and secondary storage, providing consistently fair, fast, low-latency connectivity even under heavy workloads or a mix of different port speeds. This makes them ideal for storage, hyperconverged, financial services, and media and entertainment deployments.
Are you looking to modernize your storage network?
The all-flash data center and emerging NVMe storage requires a modern storage network that can keep up with pace of innovation seen with compute and storage resources. The HPE C-series SN6630C 96-port 32Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Switch is the next generation 96-port 2-rack unit FC switch that provides high-speed Fibre Channel connectivity in the SAN. This switch offers state-of-art analytics and telemetry capability built into its next-generation Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) platform. The Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe)-ready switch allows a seamless transition to Fibre Channel Non-Volatile Memory Express (FC-NVMe) workloads whenever available without any hardware upgrade in the SAN. This high-density, highly reliable, and scalable, enterprise-class switch is ideal for medium to large departmental SANs.
Are you looking to modernize your storage network?
Today’s mission-critical storage environments require greater consistency, predictability, and performance to keep pace with growing business demands. Faced with explosive data growth, data centers need more I/O capacity to accommodate the massive amounts of data, applications, and workloads.
The HPE C-series SN8700C Fibre Channel Director Switch is a director-class SAN switch designed for deployment in small to medium-sized storage networks to support enterprise clouds and business transformation. It layers a comprehensive set of intelligent features onto a high-performance, protocol-independent switch fabric.
The HPE SN8700C Director Switch enables enterprise clouds, transforms large storage networks, lowers operating costs, and deploys Fibre Channel, IBM Fibre Connectivity (FICON), and Fibre Channel (FC) over Ethernet (FCoE) on a single fabric.