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8th
out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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7th
out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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Also Known As
SAN384B
SAN48B-5
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Overview
The IBM System Storage SAN384B fabric backbone is a core and edge network switching platform designed for midrange to enterprise-level Storage Area Network (SAN) applications. It features multiprotocol architecture, high performance, and scalable design:
  • 8 Gbps industry-standard Fibre Channel (FC) switch capability for systems that support 8 Gbps throughput
  • Auto sensing FC ports supporting 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 4 Gbps, and 8 Gbps
  • Up to 384, 8 Gbps user ports connected in a dual core with the use of Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs), and up to 192 ports in a single domain
  • High-performance port and switching blades
The IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and capabilities with 16 Gbps performance that support highly virtualized environments. To enable greater flexibility and investment protection, SAN48B-5 is configurable up to 48 ports and supports speeds up to 16 Gbps in a designed 1U package.
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Sample Customers
Tabicel, Sanmarco Informatica, National Institutes of Health, Chapman University, Baldor Electric, University of New Brunswick, Harim Group Corp.
CERN, Bigcommerce, Connect2Cloud, Genius Inside, Performance Buildings AG

IBM SAN384B is ranked 8th in Enterprise SAN while IBM SAN48B-5 is ranked 7th in Enterprise SAN. IBM SAN384B is rated 0.0, while IBM SAN48B-5 is rated 0.0. On the other hand, IBM SAN384B is most compared with , whereas IBM SAN48B-5 is most compared with IBM SAN24B-4 Express.

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