HPE C-series SN6640C Multiservice Switch
Are you looking for modern multiservice switch that supports multiple protocols?
The HPE C-series SN6640C Multiservice Switch 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 a compact form factor and advanced capabilities, the HPE SN6640C is an ideal solution for departmental and remote branch-office SANs as well as in large-scale SANs in conjunction with HPE C-series SN8700C multilayer directors. The HPE SN6640C offers up to twelve 32 Gbps Fibre Channel ports, four 1/10, and one 40 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports, in a fixed One-Rack-Unit (1RU) form factor. It connects to existing native Fibre Channel networks, protecting current investments in storage networks.
High Density SAN Consolidation with Integrated Multiprotocol Support
The HPE C-series SN6640C Multiservice Switch is available in a base configuration of four ports of 32 Gbps Fibre Channel for high-performance SAN connectivity and two ports of 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet for FCIP storage services, running at a maximum speed of 1 Gbps.
It can be upgraded to enable an additional eight ports of 32 Gbps Fibre Channel by adding the on-demand upgrade license. The upgrade license also enables 10 Gigabit speed on the initial two Ethernet ports, two additional 1/10 Gigabit ports, two 25 Gigabit ports, and one 40 Gigabit port.
It provides flexible connectivity options toward datacenter switches, routers or DWDM systems. Both the 25G and 40G options can be very valuable for data with a lower level of compressibility, while the 1 G and 10 G options can meet the needs of small-medium organizations.
Remote SAN Extension with High-Performance FCIP
The HPE C-series SN6640C Multiservice Switch provides FCIP support for business continuity and disaster recovery as a standalone device and a FCIP SAN extension switch for HPE SN8700C Director.
This switch breaks the distance barriers of current Fibre Channel 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 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 Customization
The HPE C-series SN6640C Multiservice Switch supports hardware-based data compression and tape acceleration to enhance remote backup operations and allows 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 facilitate 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 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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