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Simplify and make your data centre change-ready. The HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet Module for c-Class BladeSystem allows administrators to fine-tune network bandwidth at the server edge by dividing each 10 Gb network connection into four independent physical FlexNIC server connections. Each FlexNIC can be configured from 100 Mb up to 10 Gb, allowing just the right amount of network bandwidth based on your application needs. The Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet Module offers a new class of blade interconnect that allows you to move, add, and change the servers inside your BladeSystem transparently to external network connections. With Virtual Connect, you can reduce costs and simplify connections to LANs and SANs, consolidate and precisely control your network connections, and enable administrators to add, replace and recover server resources on-the-fly.
Build a change ready infrastructure
Tailor your application speeds at the NIC level from 100 Mb to 10 Gb in increments of 100 Mbs. No more wasted bandwidth, each application can be network optimised at the server edge. HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 is the world's first technology to fine-tune network bandwidth at the server edge and to adapt to virtual server workload demands on-the-fly. Server Virtualisation requires more bandwidth and more NICs to support higher VM densities. With Flex-10 each VM application has greater NIC capacity and just the right amount of bandwidth for production, management, backup, and disaster recovery.
Simplify Your Network
Virtual Connect simplifies connection management: Wire-once, then add, move and change network connections to 1000's of servers in minutes vs. days from one console without affecting your LAN and SAN. They provide 4:1 consolidation of interconnect equipment: Each VC Flex-10 module can replace up to four Ethernet switches supporting data and iSCSI storage traffic. HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet Modules for c-Class BladeSystem simplify networks by reducing cables without adding switches to manage. They reduce networking TCO at the server edge: Save up to 60% of infrastructure costs and reduced annual power and cooling costs. HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet Modules with firmware v3.30 and greater improve network visibility for troubleshooting from a command line interface with secure access for network teams via TACACS+ or RADIUS.
|Device Type||Switch - 24 ports - Managed - stackable|
|Enclosure Type||Plug-in module|
|Subtype||10 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Ports||16 x 10Gb Ethernet (backplane) + 8 x 10Gb Ethernet SFP+|
|MAC Address Table Size||8K entries|
|Jumbo Frame Support||9216 bytes|
|Routing Protocol||IGMPv2, IGMP, IGMPv3|
|Remote Management Protocol||SNMP 1, SNMP 2, HTTPS, SMI-S, CLI|
|Authentication Method||RADIUS, TACACS+|
|Features||LDAP support, VLAN support, IGMP snooping, port mirroring, manageable, Accelerated iSCSI, LACP support|
|Compliant Standards||IEEE 802.2, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3ak, IEEE 802.3aq|
|Status Indicators||Port status, status of modules, module locator, link/activity|
|Expansion / Connectivity|
|Interfaces||16 x 10Gb Ethernet - backplane ¦ 4 x 10Gb Ethernet - SFP+ ¦ 1 x USB|
|Included Accessories||HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet Module|
|Compliant Standards||UL, TUV, CISPR 22 Class A, cUL, VCCI Class A ITE, EN55022 Class A, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, WEEE, FCC Part 15 A, MIC Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A|
|Software / System Requirements|
|Software Included||HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (1 enclosure licence)|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Service & Support||Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - on-site|
|Min Operating Temperature||10 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||35 °C|
|Humidity Range Operating||10 - 90% (non-condensing)|
|Min Storage Temperature||-20 °C|
|Max Storage Temperature||60 °C|
|Humidity Range Storage||10 - 90% (non-condensing)|
|Designed For||HPE BLc7000 Enclosure ¦ HPE BLc7000 Enclosure Model X ¦ HPE BLc7000 Single-Phase Enclosure ¦ HPE BLc7000 Three-Phase Enclosure|
At King of Servers we carry out daily price checks to maintain an up to date view on our pricing in relation to our online competitors. As well as monitoring, our website reacts to fluctuating prices automatically to ensure our products are always priced as keenly as possible across our entire catalogue.
Since it’s impossible to keep tabs on everyone, we offer a price match challenge. If you find a better price elsewhere, we'll do our very best to match it.
As well as new products, we also sell open box, refurbished & HP Renew products. All of our products are backed by a warranty.
Open box products are brand new, unused items for which the outer packaging has either been opened or damaged. Open box products are covered by the full manufacturer warranty.
Products we classify as refurbished have been checked and tested to ensure they are fit for sale and come from a variety of sources.
Refurbished products might include:
HP Renew products have been remanufactured to the same standard as new HP products and are backed by the original HP warranty. In other words, there is no difference between the warranty offered for a new HP product and the equivalent HP Renew product.
Categorically no! All our stock is ethically sourced within the EU and backed by warranty. Hewlett Packard products sold as new are retail sealed units covered by the full manufacturer warranty. For added peace of mind, we can supply serial numbers up front which you can validate online to confirm warranty cover ahead of purchase.
At King of Servers we conduct regular price checks to maintain an up to date view on our pricing in relation to our online competitors. We aim to ensure our products are always priced as keenly as possible across our entire catalogue.
Since it’s impossible to keep tabs on everyone, we offer a. If you find a better price elsewhere, we'll do our very best to match it.
We're not as big as some of our competitors so we have to try harder to win your business and this means offering better prices and better service levels. We’re also fortunate to have smaller overheads than some of our larger competitors and this, coupled with our buying power allows us to secure volume related discounts from our established global network of suppliers. These savings are ultimately reflected in the prices of our products.
Cheaper doesn't always mean better though, read our blog and watch out for the common pitfalls
We check our prices daily against a wide range of competitors to try to bring you the best deal. However, if you've spotted a better price offered by one of our competitors, please let us know and we'll do our very best to match it.Price Match Challenge
The IT sector is littered with companies who don't hold stock. Their websites advertise products that are sourced from third party suppliers. Pricing and availability data on such sites is typically retrieved from files or feeds which are often not refreshed regularly enough. The result? Cancelled orders, long lead times and disgruntled customers.
King of Servers is a major stockholder with full transparency into our stockholding and pricing. Our website is refreshed on a 15-minute cycle 24/7 so the pricing and availability you see online is both accurate and reliable.
We recommend you double check a cheaper price elsewhere is accurate and based on physical stock that can be shipped immediately before placing your order.
We show true stock counts on our website, not woolly messages like ‘in stock' or ‘available to order'. Stock levels are updated every 15 minutes 24/7 so you can see exactly how many units we have sat in our warehouse available for immediate despatch.
And speaking of shipping, did you know we offer same day deliveries? You can choose this or other timed services during checkout on our website or contact our sales team for a quote. Handy when you need the goods in a hurry!
Most web stores fail to specify the stock condition of the products they advertise for sale. It seems reasonable to assume that all products are brand new, unused units supplied in the sealed, original manufacturer packaging and protected by the full warranty but this isn't always the case.
A heavily discounted price can be a sign that the product in question may be a used or refurbished unit. Open/damaged box and ‘ex demo' units are also rife in the marketplace and warranty cover on such goods will be variable so it's wise to check what you're getting before committing to any purchase.
King of Servers displays the product condition on all our product pages. As well as detailing what the condition means, we specify the level of warranty condition allowing you to make an informed buying decision.
Ensure you compare like for like when shopping around for prices online.
All brand new products come with a full manufacturer warranty, right? Not always; it depends where the products were sourced from. You may have heard of the grey market or parallel imports? Manufacturers often stipulate the geographical regions in which their products are designated for sale. Unscrupulous suppliers seek to source goods from outside of these regions at cheaper costs which they pass on via cheaper prices. The downside is that the manufacturer might not honour the warranty in the event of a support call. Grey kit does not qualify for warranty support and if it fails, you could be significantly out of pocket.
All products offered for sale at King of Servers are sourced from legitimate channels and are covered by warranty. For added peace of mind, we can supply serial numbers up front which can be validated on the manufacturer's website to ensure warranty cover is in place prior to purchase.
Ask any potential supplier if they can supply serial numbers ahead of purchase. Any legitimate stockholder who has sourced the goods from the proper channels should be able and happy to do so.
Look beyond the price and establish whether the company behind the product is a bona fide organisation that you can return to should you encounter issues down the line. This is particularly important if you've never heard of them before. It's relatively easy to set up a web shop nowadays which makes it difficult to differentiate between a one-man band operating out of a home office and a well-established, reputable bricks and mortar business. Sales T&Cs, returns policy and aftercare service are probably important areas for you to consider.
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