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AK344A - HPE 81Q 8Gb 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

MFG Part

AK344A

MSRP

$1,170.00

Condition

New

Availability

Available

Standard Warranty

Limited warranty - 1 year



The introduction of the HPE StoreFabric PCIe 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters brings datacenter infrastructure components to a higher level of performance and efficiency with the ability to deliver twice the I/O performance of 4 Gb FC HBAs. An 8 Gb Fibre Channel HBA purchased today is backward compatible with 4 and 2 Gb storage networks and will protect future investments. When using storage intensive applications, such as backup/restore, database transactions, virtualization, and rich media, the increased performance of the 8 Gb infrastructure enables more rapid storage and retrieval of critical information. Finally, PCIe 8Gb FC Host Bus Adapters provide a number of features that work together to reduce power consumption, thus delivering a "green" benefit within the server.

Key Selling Points

  • The HPE StoreFabric PCIe 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters deliver twice the I/O performance of 4 Gb FC HBAs.
  • Ideal for the implementation of virtual servers with the power to drive multiple virtual machines.
  • HPE StoreFabric 8 Gb FC HBAs have unique features in support of ‘green’ server technology.

Product Features

  • High Performing Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters
    The HPE StoreFabric PCIe 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters deliver twice the I/O performance of 4 Gb FC HBAs.
    Moving to 8 Gb technology provides the infrastructure required for the more powerful servers and data intensive applications of the future.
    When using storage intensive applications like backup/restore, database transactions, virtualization and rich media, the improved I/O performance enables faster storage and retrieval of data.
  • Provides Greater Efficiency in Virtualized Environments
    Ideal for the implementation of virtual servers with the power to drive multiple virtual machines.
    Allows a single port to acquire multiple N Port IDs, eliminating the need for additional physical ports.
    Datacenter administrators do not need to concern themselves with multiple requests from the virtualized servers potentially creating conflict.
    Improves host utilization and enhances application performance.
  • Latest Technology Supports Green Initiatives
    HPE StoreFabric 8 Gb FC HBAs have unique features in support of 'green' server technology.

What's in the Box

  • (1) Host Bus Adapter, (1) SFP, standard and low-profile bracket, documentation

Specifications

General
Device Type Host bus adapter
Form Factor Plug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) Type PCI Express 2.0 x4 / PCI Express x8
Networking
Ports 8Gb Fibre Channel
Connectivity Technology Wired
Cabling Type Fiber optic
Data Link Protocol 8Gb Fibre Channel (SW)
Data Transfer Rate 8.5 Gbps
Features Auto-negotiation
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slots 1 (total) / 0 (free) x SFP+
Interfaces 1 x 8Gb Fibre Channel (short wave) - LC multi-mode - x 2
Compatible Slots 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x4 / PCI Express x8
Miscellaneous
Included Accessories Low-profile bracket, 8 Gb SFP
Software / System Requirements
OS Required Microsoft Windows Server 2003, SunSoft Solaris x86 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Dimensions & Weight
Depth 6.6 in
Height 2.5 in
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support Limited warranty - parts - 3 years
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 32 °F
Max Operating Temperature 131 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
Compatibility Information
Designed For HPE Modular Smart Array 1040 Dual Controller SFF Bundle, P2000 3.5-in Drive Bay Chassis, P2000 G3 10GbE iSCSI Dual Controller SFF Array System, P2000 G3 FC/iSCSI Dual Combo Controller LFF Array System, P2000 G3 iSCSI Dual Controller SFF Bundle ¦ HPE ProLiant DL120 G6, DL120 G6 Base, DL120 G6 Entry, DL120 G6 Performance, DL120 G7, DL120 G7 Base, DL120 G7 Entry, DL120 G7 Performance, DL160 Gen8, DL160 Gen8 Entry, DL160 Gen8 Performance, DL165 G7, DL165 G7 Base, DL165 G7 Performance, DL165 G7 Special Server, DL320 G6 Performance, DL360 G7, DL360 G7 Base, DL360 G7 Central Management Server, DL360 G7 Efficiency, DL360 G7 Entry, DL360 G7 Performance, DL360 G7 Special Server, DL360e Gen8, DL360e Gen8 Entry, DL360e Gen8 Performance, DL360e Gen8 Special Server, DL360p Gen8, DL360p Gen8 Base, DL360p Gen8 CMS, DL360p Gen8 Entry, DL360p Gen8 High Performance, DL370 G6 High Performance, DL380 G6, DL380 G7, DL380 G7 Base, DL380 G7 Efficiency, DL380 G7 Entry, DL380 G7 Performance, DL380 G7 Special Server, DL380p Gen8, DL380p Gen8 Base, DL380p Gen8 Entry, DL380p Gen8 High Performance, DL380p Gen8 Special, DL385 G7, DL385 G7 Base, DL385 G7 Entry, DL385 G7 HE, DL385 G7 Performance, DL385p Gen8, DL385p Gen8 Dedicated Workload, DL385p Gen8 Entry, DL385p Gen8 Maximized Consolidation, DL385p Gen8 Storage, DL580 G5 Highly Serviceable Tower, DL580 G7, DL580 G7 Base, DL580 G7 High Performance, DL585 G7, DL585 G7 Base, DL585 G7 Performance, DL785 G6 Base, DL785 G6 Performance, DL980 G7, ML350 G6 Special Server, SL160s G6, SL210t Gen8 1U Node ¦ HPE StorageWorks MSL2024 Ultrium 3000, MSL2024 Ultrium 3280, MSL4048 Ultrium 3000, MSL4048 Ultrium 3280, MSL8096 Ultrium 3280, SN6000C 16-ports Active Fabric Switch, SN6000C 32-ports Active Fabric Switch ¦ HPE StorageWorks 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader Ultrium 3000 ¦ HPE StorageWorks Modular Smart Array P2000 G3 FC Dual Controller LFF Array ¦ HPE StorageWorks Network Storage Gateway X3400 G2, X3800 G2