The HPE 5900 Switch Series are low-latency 1/10GbE data center top-of-rack (ToR) switches. Perfect for deployment at server access layer in large and medium sized enterprises. These switches may also be used in campus core/distribution layers where higher performance 40GbE connectivity is required with 10GbE links. Virtualized applications and server-to-server traffic require ToR switches that meet the needs for higher-performance server connectivity, convergence, virtual environment support, and low-latency. Optional Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Software Platform for network management.
The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series provides a converged, top-of-rack, data center switch architecture that offers wire once for FCoE converged environments. With 48 converged ports that support 1/10GbE and 4/8 FC, the FlexFabric 5900CP delivers versatile convergence for connecting FC, iSCSI and FC SANs.
Resilience and ease of management come hand–in-hand with the FlexFabric 5900CP. While IRF reduces management complexities by up to 88%, it also delivers <50 msec convergence time. You can rely on the FlexFabric 5900CP to lower TCO, while delivering business resilience and high availability.