Compare IBM SAN384B vs. IBM SAN48B-5

IBM SAN384B is ranked 7th in Enterprise SAN while IBM SAN48B-5 is ranked 5th in Enterprise SAN. IBM SAN384B is rated 0, while IBM SAN48B-5 is rated 0. On the other hand, IBM SAN384B is most compared with IBM SAN48B-5 and HPE SN6000, whereas IBM SAN48B-5 is most compared with IBM SAN384B and IBM SAN24B-4 Express.
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7th
out of 13 in Enterprise SAN
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5th
out of 13 in Enterprise SAN
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148
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Overview
The IBM System Storage SAN384B fabric backbone is a core and edge network switching platform designed for midrange to enterprise-level Storage Area Network (SAN) applications. It features multiprotocol architecture, high performance, and scalable design:
  • 8 Gbps industry-standard Fibre Channel (FC) switch capability for systems that support 8 Gbps throughput
  • Auto sensing FC ports supporting 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 4 Gbps, and 8 Gbps
  • Up to 384, 8 Gbps user ports connected in a dual core with the use of Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs), and up to 192 ports in a single domain
  • High-performance port and switching blades
The IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and capabilities with 16 Gbps performance that support highly virtualized environments. To enable greater flexibility and investment protection, SAN48B-5 is configurable up to 48 ports and supports speeds up to 16 Gbps in a designed 1U package.
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Sample Customers
Tabicel, Sanmarco Informatica, National Institutes of Health, Chapman University, Baldor Electric, University of New Brunswick, Harim Group Corp.CERN, Bigcommerce, Connect2Cloud, Genius Inside, Performance Buildings AG
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