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Storageworks core switch 2/64 and core switch 2/64 powerpak b-series family.
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Overview
The HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 is a 2 Gb Fibre Channel core Fabric Switch that delivers high availability in a modular 14U
enclosure, providing a foundation for an enterprise SAN that integrates seamlessly into an always-on Internet infrastructure. Scaling
from 32-ports to 128-ports, the dual 64-port Core Switch 2/64 introduces new functionality via third-generation ASIC, which
enables deployment of advanced fabric services via the Fabric OS.
The Core Switch 2/64 offers complete hardware redundancy with hot swap components. It comes with Advanced Zoning, and Web
Tools. The Core Switch 2/64 can seamlessly connect to either 1 Gb or 2 Gb SAN devices by auto-sensing and speed-matching the
Fibre Channel devices attached to it on a port-by-port basis. The Power Pack provides the SAN administrator with the tools to
monitor the health and performance of the network. The Power Pack is available pre-configured on the switch or as an upgrade.
The Power Pack provides the SAN administrator with the necessary tools to monitor the health and performance of the network, while
also ensuring the highest levels of security, scalability and manageability. Available pre-configured on the switch or as an upgrade,
Power Pack also provides the foundation for integration into HP OpenView Storage Area Manager (SAM), enabling infrastructure
management through a single-pane-of-glass. The Power Pack tools can be ordered separately, as well.
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HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch
HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch
HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch
HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch
2/64 PowerPak B-Series Family
2/64 PowerPak B-Series Family
2/64 PowerPak B-Series Family
2/64 PowerPak B-Series Family
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    Overview The HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 is a 2 Gb Fibre Channel core Fabric Switch that delivers high availability in a modular 14U enclosure, providing a foundation for an enterprise SAN that integrates seamlessly into an always-on Internet infrastructure. Scaling from 32-ports to 128-ports, the dual 64-port Core Switch 2/64 introduces new functionality via third-generation ASIC, which enables deployment of advanced fabric services via the Fabric OS.

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    Flexible storage connectivity Flexible storage connectivity The only SAN solutions providing the complete HP SAN Switch functionality from Embedded to Enterprise. The HP SAN Switch value line products allows the capability to apply the complete SAN Switch functionality to an affordable entry level SAN deployment and then to grow that deployment to the largest SAN fabric solutions supported by HP.

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    StorageWorks Core Switch Blade PowerPack Software Upgrade Bundle DA - 11384 HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch North America —...

  • Page 4: Product Highlights

    Power and Packaging Power and Packaging 36U high HP StorageWorks Cabinets 42U high HP StorageWorks 9000 Cabinets NOTE: Two Core switches are currently supported to ship configured to order from the factory in a HP NOTE: NOTE: NOTE: StorageWorks 42U, 9000 cabinet.

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    Each 2 Gb switch needs its own license. The switch operating system views the trunk as a single, high bandwidth resource (up to 8 Gb) when routing connections between switches. Connections are load-balanced across the individual links, which comprise the logical trunk group.

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    Secure Fabric OS Secure Fabric OS Secure Fabric OS™ is available only on the B-Series platform and is the only solution that provides protection for both management access and switch-to-switch authentication. This comprehensive security solution for SAN fabrics provides policy-based security protection for more predictable change management, assured configuration integrity and reduced risk of downtime.

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    Software Warranty – HP warrants only that the software media will be free of physical defects for a period of ninety (90) days from delivery. EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. The entire liability of HP and its suppliers and your exclusive remedy for software that does not conform to this Limited Warranty shall be the repair or replacement of the defective media.

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    HP Care Pack Information HP Care Pack Information HP Care Pack Information HP Care Pack is defined as an upgrade to the product warranty attribute, available for a specific duration and hours of coverage. HP Care Pack is not available for less than the product's warranty duration.

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    **NOTE: **NOTE: Requires correct Host Bus Adapter. Not all Operating Sysytems Supported. DA - 11384 HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch...

  • Page 10: Configuration Information

    StorageWorks Core StorageWorks Core StorageWorks Core StorageWorks Core 32 port Fibre Channel Fabric Core Switch with rack rails, Zoning, WebTools, Fabric Switch 2/64 PP Switch 2/64 PP Switch 2/64 PP Switch 2/64 PP Watch, Advanced Performance Monitor, Remote Switch, Extended Fabric, ISL...

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    FC-PH-2 Rev 7.4 FC-AL-2 Rev. 7.0 DA - 11384 HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 and Core Switch FC-AL Rev.

  • Page 12: Technical Specifications

    Certified maximum Refer to SAN Design Guide http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/san/documentation.html. Interoperability Interoperability Interoperability Interoperability SAN Switch 8, SAN Switch 16, SAN Switch 8-EL, SAN Switch 16-EL, Integrated /32, Integrated /64 (not currently supported). Switch core Switch core Switch core Switch core Non-blocking...

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    The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

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