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QLE2694 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

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The QLE2694 Adapter is an Enhanced Gen 5, Quad-Port, 16Gbps Fibre Channel Adapter, boasting native Fibre Channel performance with extremely low CPU usage with full hardware offloads.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • XenServer 6.5
  • XenServer 7.0
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.2
  • XenServer 7.3
  • XenServer 7.4
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The QLE2694 Adapter is an Enhanced Gen 5, Quad-Port, 16Gbps Fibre Channel Adapter, boasting native Fibre Channel performance with extremely low CPU usage with full hardware offloads.

QLogic®’s unique Enhanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology provides a native quad-port 16Gbps adapter, available in both low-profile (QLE2694L) and standard height (QLE2694) form factors. QLogic’s Enhanced Gen 5 solution offers higher per-port performance (up to 650K IOPS) with lower power consumption (3W per port). In addition, QLogic StorFusion technology delivers streamline provisioning, guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS), improved resiliency while addressing the needs of IT organizations that require reliability, integrated management and guaranteed network performance.

Enhanced Gen 5 technology resolves data center complexities by enabling a storage network infrastructure that supports powerful virtualization features, application-aware services, and simplified management. The QLE2694 Adapter provides advanced storage networking features capable of supporting the most demanding virtualized and private cloud environments while fully leveraging the capabilities of high-performance 16Gbps Fibre Channel and all-flash arrays (AFAs). Powerful management tools automate and simplify SAN provisioning to help reduce cost and complexity, while the unmatched 16Gbps performance eliminates potential I/O bottlenecks in today’s powerful multiprocessor, multicore servers.

Features

  • Native quad-port solution supporting 16Gbps Enhanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology
  • Four ports of 16Gbps delivers 64Gbps aggregate bandwidth
  • Up to 2.6 million IOPS fuel high performance in AFAs and high-density virtualized environments
  • Enhanced reliability, diagnostics and accelerated deployment powered by QLogic StorFusionTM technology
  • Port isolation design offers consistent and reliable performance on each port