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IBM Flex System FC3052 2-port 8Gb FC Adapter

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The IBM Flex System™ FC3052 2-port 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapter enables high-speed access for IBM Flex System compute nodes to an external storage area network (SAN).

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.2

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The IBM Flex System™ FC3052 2-port 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapter enables high-speed access for IBM Flex System compute nodes to an external storage area network (SAN). The adapter is based on the proven Emulex Fibre Channel stack, and works with any of the 8 Gb or 16 Gb IBM Flex System Fibre Channel switch and pass-thru modules.

Features

  • Based on the Emulex "Saturn" 8Gb Fibre Channel I/O Controller (IOC) chip
  • Multifunction PCIe 2.0 device with two independent FC ports
  • Auto-negotiation between 2-Gbps, 4-Gbps, or 8-Gbps FC link attachments
  • Complies with the PCIe base and CEM 2.0 specifications
  • Enablement of high-speed and dual-port connection to a Fibre Channel SAN
  • Comprehensive virtualization capabilities with support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) and Virtual Fabric
  • Simplified installation and configuration using common HBA drivers
  • Common driver model that eases management and enables upgrades independent of HBA firmware