The impressive IBM SAN80B-4 (2498-B80) supports robust enterprise-class fabric management practices, yet needs little or no management in small fabric configuration. The SAN80B-4 is created to support high availability with redundant, hot-swappable fans and power supplies and non-disruptive software upgrades.

The IBM SAN80B-4 delivers a strong midrange and enterprise SAN fabric switching solution for IBM POWER Systems, System x, System z, as well as other server environments. And it boasts a high port density design with up to 80 ports in just a 2U form factor.

IBM SAN80B-4, 2498-B80 Features:
  • Base Fabric Switch Includes: IBM System Storage SAN80B-4 switch with 80 ports, 48 ports activated (0 to 47) and FOS 6.1.0 or later, hardcopy Installation Guide, CD-ROM (with manuals), service and wrap tools, Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) extraction tool, two 110-volt power cords for rack installation, rail kit, Advanced Zoning, EGM, EZSwitchSetup Wizard, Fabric Watch, Full Fabric, Web Tools
  • Fibre Channel Interface: E_Port, F_Port, FL_Port, M_Port and optional EX_Port
  • Optical transceivers: Choice of 8 Gbps short wave and long wave (supports 8, 4 and 2 Gbps link speeds) and 4 Gbps short wave and long wave (supports 4, 2 and 1 Gbps link speeds) Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP); SFPs must be ordered for all active ports
  • Hot-swappable components: SFP optical transceivers, power/fan modules

For pricing on new or used  IBM System Storage SAN80B-4 switches, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.