HPE AA978A Storageworks SAN Switch 2/16v Switch


The highly available HP StorageWorks SAN switch 2/16V offers 2 Gb connectivity for an entry-level storage area network (SAN) and the ability to grow to a core-to-edge infrastructure. The simplicity and ease-of-use advantages of the SAN switch 2/16V can help increase administrator productivity and lower the cost of management. It delivers 16 high performance Auto Sensing 1 and 2 Gb Fibre Channel ports. Its storage networking features include redundant power supplies and cooling, making it ideal for supporting corporate infrastructure implementations. The SAN switch 2/16V scales to a maximum fabric configuration of two switches and can be upgraded to a 4-switch limit or to a SAN switch 2/16n to scale to full SAN configurations. Small-form-factor-pluggable optical transceivers (SFPs) must be ordered separately. Power Pack software features are available as an upgrade to the SAN switch 2/16V.