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HPE 659818-B21 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (8GB)

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HPE 659818-B21 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (8GB) meets the needs of the next-generation data center with an enterprise-class 8 Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter that’s designed for HPE ProLiant Gen8 BladeSystem c-Class server blades.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

HPE 659818-B21 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (8GB) meets the needs of the next-generation data center with an enterprise-class 8 Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter that’s designed for HPE ProLiant Gen8 BladeSystem c-Class server blades.

HPE LPe1205A 8Gb FC HBA for BladeSystem c-Class is a PCI Express-based 8 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Type A mezzanine card Host Bus Adapter (HBA) compatible with HPE ProLiant Gen8 BladeSystem c-Class servers. Leveraging the power of 8 Gb performance for faster data throughput, HPE LPe1205A also seamlessly attaches to 2 Gb and 4 Gb SAN devices, offering backward compatibility and investment protection for existing FC infrastructure. It offers superior reliability, exceptional performance, enhanced security, server side N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), and scalable management to meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise-class applications and data centers.

Features

  • Support for Message Signaled Interrupts eXtended (MSI-X), improves host utilization and enhances application performance
  • Comprehensive virtualization capabilities with support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Simplified installation and configuration using common HBA drivers and automated installation utilities
  • Efficient centralized administration of Emulex HBAs anywhere in the SAN via powerful management applications
  • Common driver model ensures that one driver supports all generations of Emulex HBAs on a given OS platform
  • Easy deployment of new firmware with minimal server reboots
  • Support for Industry Standard Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) enabling server to fabric authentication across the SAN
  • HPE Virtual Connect technology provides enhanced provisioning between storage and virtual machines