HP AE496A StorageWORKS 4/64 SAN Switch Power PACK WITH 32 ACTIVE Ports

$8,890.00 Regular price
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HPSKU: 196851
Model Number: AE496A
Condition: Refurbished
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The HP StorageWorks B-Series 4/64 SAN Switch delivers excellent overall value and investment protection as the foundation for a small SAN or as an edge switch in a larger core to edge enterprise SAN. With its high port count and Ports on Demand flexibility to establish a footprint and grow port capacity as needed, the HP StorageWorks 4/64 SAN Switch is an ideal solution for fan-out from a director core, or as the core switch in a fabric.

AE496A Product Overview

    Technical Information

  • Fabric Latency:     < 2.40 µs No Contention
  • Switching Method:     Cut-through Routing @ 4 Gbps
  • Maximum Frame Size:     2.1 KB Payload
  • Scalability:     64 Port
  • Fabric Supported:     FL_Port
  • Fabric Supported:     F_Port
  • Fabric Supported:     E_Port
  • Fabric Supported:     U_Port
  • Topology:     Switched Gigabit Ethernet
  • Fibre Channel Class Supported:     Class 2
  • Fibre Channel Class Supported:     Class 3
  • Fibre Channel Class Supported:     Class F

    Media & Performance

  • Data Transfer Rate:     4 Gbps
  • Performance:     512 Gbps Aggregated Bandwidth
  • Laser Type Supported:     Short-wavelength Laser up to 1640.42 ft
  • Laser Type Supported:     Extended Long-wavelength Laser up to 328083.99 ft
  • Laser Type Supported:     Long-wavelength Laser up to 32808.40 ft


  • Number of Fibre Channel Ports:     32
  • Interfaces/Ports Details:     RS-232 Serial
  • Interfaces/Ports Details:     RJ-45 10/100Base-T

    I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slots:     32 x Expansion Slot
  • Slot Details:     32 x SFP (mini-GBIC)

    Management & Protocols

  • Protocols:     FC-AL
  • Protocols:     FC-AL-2
  • Protocols:     FC-FG
  • Protocols:     FC-FLA
  • Protocols:     FC-GS-2
  • Protocols:     FC-PH
  • Protocols:     FC-PH2
  • Protocols:     FC-PH3
  • Protocols:     FC-PLDA
  • Protocols:     FC-SW
  • Protocols:     FC-VI
  • Protocols:     IPFC RFC
  • Management:     
  • WebTools
  • Advanced Zoning
  • ISL Trunking
  • Advanced Performance Monitoring
  • Fabric Watch
  • Extended Fabric

    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor:     2U Rack-mountable
  • Height:     24.0"
  • Width:     16.8"
  • Depth:     3.4"
  • Weight (Approximate):     29.98 lb


  • Package Contents:     
  • StorageWorks B-Series 4/64 SAN Switch
  • Hardcopy documentation (SAN Switch Installation Guide, Read-me-First doc, EULA, Safety and Regulatory Guides)
  • Accessory Kit
  • Rackmount kit
  • Serial cable
  • Standard and PDU power cords
  • Additional Information:     Software included:
  • Fabric Watch
  • ISL Trunking
  • Extended Fabric
  • Performance Monitor
  • Compatibility:     
  • SAN Switch 8
  • SAN Switch 16
  • SAN Switch 8-EL
  • SAN Switch 16-EL
  • SANSwitch 2/8v
  • SAN Switch 2/16v
  • SAN Switch 2/16N
  • SAN Switch 2/16
  • SANSwitch 2/16-EL
  • Core Switch 2/64
  • SAN Switch 2/32
  • SAN Director 2/128
  • SAN Director 4/256
  • 4/64 SAN Switch
  • 4/32 SAN Switch
  • 4/32B SAN Switch
  • 4/8 SAN Switch
  • 4/16 SAN Switch
  • 8/8 SAN Switch
  • 8/40 SAN Switch
  • 8/80 SAN Switch
  • DC SAN Backbone Director
  • Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem
  • Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem
  • MSA SAN Switch 2/8
  • HP 400 MP-Router
  • HP MP-Router


  • Limited Warranty:     1 Year
  • Additional Warranty Information:     

    The hardware warranty covers firmware and embedded non-saleable software. Saleable software carries its own warranty. HP warrants only that the software media will be free of physical defects for a period of ninety (90) days from delivery.

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