Are you looking to modernize your storage-networking infrastructure, massively scale in a smaller footprint, automate procedures to reduce human error, and deliver greater efficiency to meet the dynamic and growing demands of your business? The HPE SAN Director Switch portfolio delivers a powerful and reliable Fibre Channel (FC) and multiprotocol switching infrastructure that can 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 SN8600B 32 Gb FC Switch (Front and reverse air-flow) and the HPE B-series SN8000B Switch 16 Gb FC Switch. The HPE SAN Director consists of an 8-slot and a 4-slot chassis providing up to 512 Gen6 32 Gb FC ports and up to 32 QSFP based ICLs which are equivalent to 128 FC ports.
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.
Are you struggling to meet the I/O demands of hyper-scale virtualization, large cloud infrastructures, and growing, flash-based storage environments? The HPE B-Series SN6600B Fibre Channel Switch is a high-performance, ultra-dense, highly scalable, easy-to-use, enterprise-class storage networking switch delivering Gen6 Fibre Channel (FC) capabilities. It is designed to support data growth, demanding workloads, and data center consolidation in small- to large-scale enterprise infrastructures. Delivering 32 Gb to 128 Gb performance, industry-leading port density, and integrated network sensors, it accelerates data access, adapts to evolving requirements, and drives always-on businesses. It can scale from 24 to 64 ports with 48 SFP+ and 4 QSFP+ ports, all in an efficient 1U package. In addition, a simplified deployment process and a point-and-click user interface make the HPE B-series SN6600B Fibre Channel Switch easy to use.
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 is capable of replacing 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 3PAR software. Data reliability is enhanced with forward error correction (FEC) by automatically detecting and recovering bit error along with HPE Power Pack+ software 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 32Gb FC switch is a high-port density building block with 128 Fibre Channel ports that provides the tools to optimize NVMe storage and automate SAN management tasks. It provides 32 Gb SAN connectivity with up to 4 Tbps total system bandwidth for data center consolidation and one of 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 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.
Are you looking for a high performance Fibre Channel switch for the modern storage area network?
The HPE C-series SN6610C Fibre Channel Switch delivers 32 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) switching providing high-speed FC connectivity from the server rack to the SAN core. It empowers midsize, enterprise, and large enterprises that are rapidly deploying cloud-scale applications using extremely dense virtualized servers, providing the dual benefits of greater bandwidth and consolidation. The switch offers state-of-art analytics and telemetry capability built into its ASIC platform. For increased flexibility, the HPE C-series SN6610C Fibre Channel Switch scales from 8- to 32-ports. Additionally, investing in this switch for the lower-speed (8 or 16 Gbps) server rack gives you the flexibility to upgrade to 32 Gbps performance in the future.
Are you looking for a high-speed Fibre Channel connectivity for All-Flash arrays?
HPE C-series SN6620C Fibre Channel Switch delivers 32 Gbps FC switching providing high-speed FC connectivity from the server rack to the SAN core. It empowers small, midsize, and large enterprises that are rapidly deploying cloud-scale applications providing the benefits of greater bandwidth, scale, and consolidation. The switch allows seamless transition to Fibre Channel Non-Volatile Memory Express (FC-NVMe) workloads whenever available without any hardware upgrade in the SAN. For flexibility, the HPE C-series SN6620C Fibre Channel Switch scales from 24-48 ports. Additionally, investing in this switch for the lower speed (8 or 16 Gbps) server rack gives you the flexibility to upgrade to 32 Gbps performance in the future.
HPE 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 ROI. 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.
The HPE 8/24 8Gb FC SAN switch addresses the needs of SMB organizations as well as large enterprises by functioning as a standalone core switch or as lower-cost edge switch in large core-to-edge tiered storage networks.
The 8/24 FC SAN switches provides unprecedented investment protection. Auto-sensing ports that support backward compatibility with 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbit/sec devices significantly reduce deployment complexity and costs, while providing compatibility with installed devices. Organizations that do not require 8 Gbit/sec interfaces can populate the new switches with 4 Gbit/sec SFPs, while preserving their ability to easily upgrade to 8 Gbit/sec SFPs in the future.
The 8/24 SAN Switch with 24 enabled ports may be deployed as a full-fabric switch or in Access Gateway mode, which provides connectivity into any SAN. Access Gateway mode utilizes NPIV switch standards to present Fibre Channel connections as logical devices to SAN fabrics.
HPE 8/8 SAN Switch is targeted for SMB enterprises and is ideal for entry-level SANs, and as an edge switch for core-to-edge SAN environments. The 8/8 SAN Switch provides SAN connectivity that improves system performance, maximizes the value of virtual server deployments, and reduces overall storage costs.
The 8/8 Base SAN Switch provides an affordable single-switch solution for a new, small SAN installation and connects to storage and servers only. An optional Full Fabric SAN scaling license provides connectivity to other switches. This comes with a Full Fabric license and may be connected to multiple switches. Both 8 port switches provide growth options to non-disruptively scale to a max of 24 enabled ports.
The 8/8 SAN Switch provides auto-sensing 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb full duplex performance to enable up to 128 Gb of throughput. For investment protection, the 8/8 SAN Switch may be populated with 4 Gb B-Series SFPs today and upgraded to 8 Gb B-Series SFPS when necessary.