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IBM Flex System FC3172 2-port 8Gb FC Adapter

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The Flex System FC3172 2-port 8 Gb Fibre Channel Adapter enables high-speed access for Flex System compute nodes to connect to a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN).

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.2

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The Flex System FC3172 2-port 8 Gb Fibre Channel Adapter enables high-speed access for Flex System compute nodes to connect to a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN). The adapter is based on proven Qlogic 2532 8 Gb ASIC design, and works with any of the 8 Gb or 16 Gb Flex System Fibre Channel switch modules. When compared to the previous generation of 4 Gb adapters, the new 8 Gb adapters double the throughput speeds for Fibre Channel traffic. As a result it is possible to manage increased amounts of data.

Features

  • Enables high-speed access for Flex System compute nodes to connect to a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN)
  • Based on proven Qlogic 2532 8 Gb ASIC design, and works with any of the 8 Gb or 16 Gb Flex System Fibre Channel switch modules
  • Offers low cost SAN connectivity at 8 Gb and 4 Gb speed.
  • Manage increased amounts of data