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QLE2694U Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

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The QLE2694U Adapter is an Enhanced Gen 5, Quad-Port, 16Gbps Fibre Channel adapter that can be field upgraded to 32Gbps. The QLE2694U Adapter boasts 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 QLE2694U Adapter is an Enhanced Gen 5, Quad-Port, 16Gbps Fibre Channel adapter that can be field upgraded to 32Gbps. The QLE2694U Adapter boasts native Fibre Channel performance with extremely low CPU usage with full hardware offloads.

QLogic®’s unique Enhanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology provides 16Gbps adapter that can be field upgraded to Gen 6 by simply updating the software and swapping out the SFP transceivers. 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 QLE2694U 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 16/32Gbps Fibre Channel and all-flash arrays (AFAs). Powerful management tools automate and simplify SAN provisioning to help reduce cost and complexity, while the unmatched 16/32Gbps 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 and field upgradeable to 32Gbps (Gen 6)
  • Four ports of 16Gbps delivers 64Gbps aggregate bandwidth today and 128Gbps when upgraded to Gen6
  • 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