The versatile IBM SAN768B (2499-384) interoperates with other members of the IBM System Storage b-type and m-type families, as well as other fabrics. It has been created to serve as the premier platform for consolidation of data center connectivity. The IBM SAN768B offers impressive levels of performance with 8 Gbps FC and 10 Gbps Fibre Channel over Converged Enhanced Ethernet (FCoCEE) technologies.

The IBM SAN768B is the first member of the IBM System Storage b-type family created to take advantage of Brocade’s new Data Center Fabric architecture.

IBM SAN768B, 2499-384 Features: Base Machine Includes:
  • Two control processor modules and two core module
  • Two power supplies
  • Three fan modules
  • Fabric Operating System
  • Enterprise Software Bundle (including Adaptive Networking, Advanced Performance Monitoring, Enhanced Group Management, Extended Fabrics, Fabric Watch and Trunking)
  • No switches or blades are included in the base (at least one 8 Gbps or 10 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) switch blade or FC Routing Blade is required for server, storage or SAN connectivity)
  • Rack mounting kit, rack-mount power cords, service tools, serial cable and documentation

Fibre Channel Interfaces:

  • 10 Gbps e_Port
  • 8/4/2/1 Gbps E_Port, F_Port and FL_Port
  • EX_Port with optional Integrated Routing feature
  • 10 Gbps E_Port

For pricing on new or used  IBM System Storage SAN768B switches, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.