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HP StorageWorks 1606 Extension SAN Switch - switch - 16 ports - desktop

Manufacturer part number (MPN): AP864A
HP StorageWorks 1606 Extension SAN Switch - Switch - 16 x 8Gb Fibre Channel + 6 x 10/100/1000 - desktop
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IT organizations continue to face unprecedented data growth as more platforms, applications, and users connect to the data center network. In turn, the storage network infrastructure must continue evolving to enable fast, continuous, and cost effective access to mission critical data from anywhere in the world.

  • Next generation Fiber Channel and FCIP technology
  • Advanced functionality
  • Maximum application performance
  • Low cost
  • Investment protection
  • "Pay-as-you-grow"
  • Synchronous replication
  • Centralized backup
  • Central point of management
  • Switch interoperability
  • Simplified management
  • Next generation Fiber Channel and FCIP technology
    The HP StorageWorks 1606 Extension SAN Switch moves more data faster and further with 8 Gb Fiber Channel, 1 GbE, and FCIP Quality of Service technology to enable fast, reliable, and cost-effective remote data replication, backup, and migration.
  • Advanced functionality
    The HP 1606 Extension SAN Switch integrates unique next generation extension features like Fiber Channel routing, hardware based compression, write and read acceleration for disk and tape to deliver a high performance, highly reliable and secure distance connectivity solution.
  • Maximum application performance
    The HP 1606 Switch is based on a B-series 5th generation Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and scales up to sixteen 8 Gb FC ports and six 1 GbE ports to provide unmatched Fiber Channel and FCIP bandwidth, port density, and throughput for maximum application performance over WAN links.
  • Low cost
    The HP 1606 Extension SAN switch leverages cost effective IP WAN transport to extend open systems and mainframe disk and tape storage applications over distances that would otherwise be impossible, impractical, or too expensive with standard Fiber Channel connections.
  • Investment protection
    Available in three configurations, the HP 1606 SAN Switch supports a variety of architectures and deployment models to address current and future SAN extension requirements. Optional SAN fabric services are available to address challenging extension and storage networking requirements.
  • "Pay-as-you-grow"
    A base configuration is ideal for clients with smaller environments such as Small to Medium Enterprise (SME), yet provides the ability to grow as the business demands equating to investment protection while also affording no disruption in service.
    Simplified disaster recovery and data protection
  • Synchronous replication
    1606 Extension SAN Switch supports simple point to point or comprehensive synchronous multisided SAN extension for a variety of strategic IT initiatives.
  • Centralized backup
    1606 Extension switch provides a platform for centralized backup which reduces backup and recovery times to improve service levels.
  • Central point of management
    1606 Switch enables unified management of Fiber Channel and FCIP network infrastructure to provide a central point of management for simplified administration.
  • Switch interoperability
    The 1606 Extension Switch is fully compatible with the entire B-series family of FC switching platforms, delivering B-series advanced 8 Gb fabric services end-to-end over distance and providing investment protection for hardware.
  • Simplified management
    For simplified administration, organizations can utilize the same familiar B-series Fabric OS (FOS) and SAN management tools that they use to operate and manage other B-series SAN Switch to leverage expertise and training across the data center staff.
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General
Device Type Switch - 16 ports
Enclosure Type Desktop
Subtype Fibre Channel
Ports 16 x 8Gb Fibre Channel + 6 x 10/100/1000
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 16 x 8Gb Fibre Channel ¦ 6 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Dimensions & Weight
Width 43.2 cm
Depth 64.1 cm
Height 4.5 cm
Weight 10.9 kg
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - on-site
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