2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI-X Adapter

Model: 5716

IBM 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI-X Adapter - Host bus adapter - PCI-X low profile - Fibre Channel

The 2 Gigabit Fiber Channel PCI-X Adapter offers the ability to build a high-speed local and remote storage network. This adapter is a PCI-X adapter that provides single or dual initiator capability over an optical fiber link or loop running at speeds of up to 1 Gbps or 2 Gbps. The adapter can be used to attach devices directly or through the use of fiber channel switches. With this adapter, your enterprise can support data transfer at distances of up to 500 meters running at 1 Gbps data rate between the adapter and an attaching device or switch. When used with supported fiber channel storage switches supporting long-wave optics, distances of up to 10 kilometers are capable running at either 1 Gbps or 2 Gbps data rates.

Data Link ProtocolFibre Channel
Data Transfer Rate2.12 Gbps
Device TypeHost bus adapter
Dimensions (WxDxH)6.9 in x 4.2 in
Form FactorPlug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) TypePCI-X
Product DescriptionIBM 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel PCI-X Adapter - host bus adapter
System RequirementsIBM AIX 5.2, IBM AIX 5.1 or later

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