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IBM 8GB 8Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) Dual-port PCI-E      
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IBM 8GB 8Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) Dual-port PCI-E

Features include:
8/4/2 Gbps (auto-negotiation)
Persistent binding
LUN masking
2,048 concurrent logins
HBA and target level failover
Loopback and read/write buffer tests
HBA information, topology, maps, statistics, and graphs

Benefits include:
End-to-end SAN solutions using 8 Gb PCIe HBA technology for System x servers
High-performance, highly available SANs
Easy setup and integration into existing SAN configurations

Performance specifications:
2, 4, or 8 Gbps (auto-negotiation)
8 Gbps network adapter
PCIe design
Single- or dual-port
Support for major operating systems (refer to ServerProven for list of individual operating systems)
Compliance - PCI Express Base Specification rev. 1.0a, PCI-Express Card
Electromechanical Specification rev. 1.0, PCI Bus Power Management Interface
Specification revision. 1.1
Bus interface: PCI Express x4
Memory: 1 MB SRAM, 1 MB flash (SPI), and 2 KB NVRAM (SPI)

Operating environment:
operating: 0 to 45 degrees C (32 to 113 degrees F) at 0 to 914 m (0 to 3,000 ft)
storage: -40 to 70 degrees C (-40 to 158 degrees F) at 914 m to 2,133 (3,000 to 7,000 ft)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Agency approvals:
US/Canada - UL, cUL, UL60950
CSA C22.2 No.60950
Class 1 Laser Product per DHHS 21CFR J
US FCC Part 15, Class B
Canada Industry Canada ICES-003, Class B
Europe 89/336/EEC EMC Directive CE Mark:
EN55022: 1998 /CISPR22:1997 Class B
EN55024: 1998
Japan VCCI, Class B
Taiwan CNS 13438 Class B
New Zealand/Australia AS/NZS 3548 Class B
Korea MIC
Europe 73/23/ECC Low Voltage Directive:
EN60950-1: 2001
EN60825-1: 1994+A1+A2
EN60825-2: 1994 +A1
Is this product Energy Star Compliant? No.
Note: The Energy Star emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Refer to IBM ServerProven for a complete list of individual systems and operating systems interoperability. Refer to the IBM Interoperability Matrices of DS3000 and DS4000 for storage interoperability guidance. With rigorous testing by IBM through the ServerProven program, you can maintain a high degree of confidence that your System x server storage subsystem is compatible and will function reliably using this 8 Gb HBA adapter.

Supported systems:
IBM System x3950 M2 (7141)
IBM System x3850 M2 (7144)
IBM System x3755 (7163, 8877)
IBM System x3655 (7985, 7943)
IBM System x3650 (7979)
IBM System x3550 (7978)
IBM System x3500 (7977)
IBM System x3455 (7984, 7986, 7940, 7941)
IBM System x3400 (7973, 7974, 7975, 7976)
IBM System x3350 (4192, 4193)
IBM System x3250 M2 (4190, 4191)
IBM System x3200 M2 (4367, 4368)
IBM System Storage DS3000
IBM System Storage DS4000

Software requirements:
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, Web
Microsoft Windows 2003 SP1 64-bit (x64)
Microsoft Windows 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Web
Microsoft Windows 2008 64-bit (x64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 AS, ES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 AS, ES
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 AS, ES 64-bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 AS, ES 64-bit
SUSE Linux ES 9 (SLES 9)
SUSE Linux ES 10 (SLES 10)
SUSE Linux ES 9 64-bit (SLES 9)
SUSE Linux ES 10 64-bit (SLES 10)

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