Lenovo Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged
The Lenovo® Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged Scalable Switch provides unmatched
scalability, port flexibility, performance, convergence, and network virtualization. It also delivers innovations
to help address networking concerns today and provide capabilities that help you prepare for the future.
The switch offers full Layer 2/3 switching and FCoE Full Fabric and Fibre Channel NPV Gateway
operations to deliver a truly converged integrated solution. It is designed to install within the I/O module
bays of the Flex System™ Enterprise Chassis. The switch can help customers migrate to a converged 10
Gb or 40 Gb Ethernet infrastructure and offers virtualization features, such as Virtual Fabric and
The Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged Scalable Switch is shown in the following figure.
Figure 1. Lenovo Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged Scalable Switch
Did you know?
The CN4093 offers up to 12 external Omni Ports, which provide extreme flexibility with the choice of SFP+
based 10 Gb Ethernet connectivity or 4/8 Gb Fibre Channel connectivity, depending on the SFP+ module
The base switch configuration comes standard with 22x 10 GbE port licenses that can be assigned to
internal connections or external SFP+, Omni, or QSFP+ ports with flexible port mapping. For example, this
feature allows customers to trade off four 10 GbE ports for one 40 GbE port (or vice versa) or trade off one
external 10 GbE SFP+ or Omni port for one internal 10 GbE port (or vice versa). Customers then have the
flexibility of turning on more ports when needed by using Lenovo Features on Demand upgrade licensing
capabilities that provide "pay as you grow" scalability without the need to buy more hardware.
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Lenovo Flex System Fabric CN4093 10Gb Converged Scalable Switch