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          Lenovo QLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module for BladeCenter

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          Item #: 11123292
          Mfr. Part#: 46M6172
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            Simplified fabric and significant savings over a separate 10 Gb/8 Gb infrastructure!

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            The QLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module is another example of how IBM has been at the forefront of offering new technology to clients. IBM was among the first to deliver Fibre Channel over Ethernet across
            System x and BladeCenter and this new module takes this a step further by offering clients I/O convergence inside the chassis.

            Clients using the BNT Virtual Fabric 10 Gb Switch Module for their LAN traffic can now combine it with this module and a Converged Network Adapter such as the QLogic 2-port 10 Gb CNA to converge their LAN and SAN on a single network. The QLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module offers six ports of 8 Gb Fibre Channel connectivity, without the need for separate Fibre Channel expansion cards in the BladeCenter servers
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            Compatibility Notes Support for Non-Disruptive Code Load Activation (NDCLA)
            Support for standards-based FC-SW2 interoperability
            Support for transparent mode (NPIV)
            Support for up to 239 Fabric Extension Modules depending on the configuration
            Support for the Call Home function
            Support for Domain Name Service (DNS)
            Support for Internet Protocol (IP) Version 6
            Support for Internet Protocol security (IPsec)
            Support for separate trap community strings for each trap address
            Support for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Version 3
            Support for vital product data (VPD)
            Support for optional SFP+ modules
            Contents Switch, documentation
            Ports/Connectors (6) FC 8Gb/s LC ports
            (2) RJ-45 internal Ethernet ports for management
            UNSPSC 39121500
            Warranty - Labor 1 Year
            Warranty - Parts 1 Year
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