The HP StorageWorks 8/40 SAN Switch is ideal for organizations requiring a flexible solution that is forward and backward compatible and will meet rapidly evolving storage requirements, either as a small "building-block" switch for a departmental fabric or as a high-performance edge switch in larger core-to-edge SAN configurations.
- Simplifies enterprise SAN deployment by combining higher edge switch port density with exceptional scalability, performance and reliability
- Meets enterprise level availability requirements with redundant, hot pluggable components, no-single-points-of-failure within the switch
- Provides 8Gbit/s performance
- Employs optional Inter-Switch Link (ISL) trunking to provide a high-speed data path