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HPE SN6500C 16Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE Multi-service Switch


What's New

  • New DCNM switch-based license
  • Highly flexible industry leading proven Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multiservice switches delivering 16Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE.
  • Supports SAN Extension solutions enabling backup, remote replication and other disaster recovery solutions over WAN distances with MDS 9700 Series (HPE SN8500C) Directors.

Key Features

High Density SAN Consolidation with Integrated Multiprotocol Support

The HPE C-series SN6500C 16 Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE Multiservice Switch ships in a base offering of twenty 16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) ports for high-performance SAN connectivity, two 10GbE IP storage service ports and eight 10GbE FCoE ports. The base version is scalable to forty 16 Gb FC ports.

The switch connects to native FC SANs for investment protection as well as offering a single compact solution for native FC gateway opportunities with FCoE (Converged Fabric), enabling unified network fabric connectivity.

Remote SAN Extension with High-Performance FCIP

The HPE C-series SN6500C 16 Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE Multiservice Switch provides FCIP support for business continuity and disaster recovery either as a standalone device as well as an FCIP SAN extension switch for MDS 9700 series (HPE SN8500C) Directors.

This switch breaks the distance barriers of current Fibre Channel (FC) solutions with support for FCIP, enabling interconnection of SAN islands over extended distances.

You will get dramatically enhanced hardware-based FCIP compression performance for both high-bandwidth and low-bandwidth links, which provides immediate cost saving for expensive WAN infrastructure. Used with other hardware based encryption it provides high-performance SAN extension capabilities.

The HPE C-series SN6500C 16Gb Multiservice Switch supports hardware-based IPsec encryption for improved transmission security of sensitive data over extended distances. Hardware enablement of IPsec helps to provide high throughput.

Comprehensive Robust Network Security and Optimization

The HPE C-series SN6500C 16 Gb FC/FCIP/FCoE Multiservice Switch supports hardware-based data compression and tape acceleration to enhance remote backup operations and allow more data to be transferred over WAN connections more cost effectively. Shift your budget from operations to innovation.

The switch supports a variety of security features to support protection of your customer data. A variety of security techniques are supported such as encryption, switch authentication, data integrity, hardware-enforced zoning and more across multiprotocol connectivity.

The HPE C-series SN6500C 16Gb Multiservice Switch offers a highly available solution that protects data from unauthorized access and keeps data private while meeting regulatory compliance and avoiding financial consequences of a security breach.

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