The IBM SAN16B-2 (2005-16B) has been designed to deliver a high-performance, scalable, easy-to-use solution for small to medium-size SAN environments. It can serve as the base for new infrastructure simplification and business continuity solutions for servers running Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, NetWare and OS/400 operating systems. The SAN16B-2 standard configuration includes 8-port activation and capability to attach to hosts and storage devices.

IBM SAN16B-2, 2005-16B Features:
  • Base fabric switch includes: IBM TotalStorage SAN16B-2 fabric switch with 16 ports, 8-ports activated (0 to 7), hardcopy install guide, CD-ROM (with manuals), service and wrap tools, rack 240 V PDU power cord and mount kit
  • Fibre Channel interface: E_Port, F_Port, FL_Port
  • Optical transceivers: 4 and 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps) short wave and 2Gbps long wave
  • Fans and power supplies: Dual fans, one power supply
  • Hot-swap components: SFP optical transceivers
  • Rack support: 19”, 1U industry standard rack

For pricing on new or used IBM System Storage SAN switches, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.