The IBM SAN24B-4 (249824E) is an ideal choice to address the needs of small to medium-size environments. This easy to use SAN switch offers impressive levels of performance with 8 Gbps FC technology, and can help protect existing 4, 2 and 1 Gbps infrastructure investment while readying for upcoming technologies. And, little or no management is needed in small fabric configuration. The IBM SAN24B-4 standard configuration includes 8-port activation and capability to attach to hosts and storage device.

IBM SAN24B-4, 249824E Features:
  • Fibre Channel interface: E_Port, F_Port, FL_Port and M_Port
  • Optical transceivers: Choice of 8 Gbps (supports 8, 4 and 2 Gbps link speeds) and 4 Gbps (supports 4, 2 and 1 Gbps link speeds) short wave and long wave Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)
  • Fans and power supplies: Dual fans, one power supply
  • Hot-swappable components: SFP optical transceivers

Servers supported:

  • IBM POWER Systems, System i and selected AS/400 servers, System p and selected RS/6000 servers
  • System x, selected Netfinity servers and other Intel processor-based servers
  • Select Sun and HP servers

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.