IBM 2498-B24 IBM SAN24B-4 System Storage Express switch with 24 ports, 8 ports activated (0 to 7) and Brocade Fabric OS
(FOS) 6.1.0 or later
The IBM 2498 SAN24B-4 Express Model B24 is a low-cost, high- performance 8 Gbps FC switch designed specifically for the needs of smaller environments, particularly businesses implementing a SAN for the first time. With key ease-of-installation and ease-of-use features, it provides excellent overall value as the foundation of a small SAN and with the ability to grow with the organization's needs.
-8 Gbps industry-standard Fibre Channel (FC) switch capability for systems that support 8 Gbps throughput
-Auto sensing FC ports supporting 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbps
-Scalable Ports on Demand configuration from 16 to 80 ports in 8-or 16-ports increments to accommodate small, to larger midrange, and to enterprise SAN fabric environments
-High availability design with integrated power supply and fan modules and hot-pluggable components