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HPE B-series SN3600B FC Switch: Affordable, no-compromise storage switch for today’s data center

Organizations need a new approach to storage networking to enable databases, virtual servers, desktops, and critical applications and unlock the full capabilities of flash and NVMe. By treating the network as a strategic part of a storage environment, organizations maximize their productivity and efficiency. HPE now offers – bundled with an 8-32Gb optics and a new lifetime warranty – the HPE B-series SN3600B. This total swtitch solution has unmatched simplicity and enterprise-class functionality, providing exceptional price/performance value.

HPE-B-Series-SN3600B FC-Switch_blog.jpgToday’s organizations are under pressure to digitize everything to be more competitive, maximize revenue growth, and increase productivity. Yet explosive data growth, coupled with user expectations of unlimited access from anywhere, at any time, on any device, is pushing storage environments to the limit.

The network must evolve to improve speed, efficiency, and costs to meet these dynamic business demands. This requires looking beyond legacy infrastructure—not designed to support performance requirements of evolving workloads and flash-based storage technology— that impedes the performance of NVMe and the all-flash data center.

Organizations need a new approach to storage networking to enable databases, virtual servers, desktops, and critical applications and unlock the full capabilities of flash and NVMe. By treating the network as a strategic part of a storage environment, organizations maximize their productivity and efficiency.

Now offered bundled with 8-32Gb optics and a new lifetime warranty, the HPE B-series SN3600B has unmatched simplicity and enterprise-class functionality," states Rob Gee, Senior Product Manager for HPE B-series Fibre Channel Switches. "The HPEB-series SN3600B provides exceptional price/performance value in an entry-level switch.

The refreshed HPE B-series SN3600B FC switch is a total solution for the moden data center, bundled with 8x32Gb optics, IO Insight, VM Insight, and a new lifetime warranty. The HPE B-series SN3600B provides an affordable storage switch without compromising on performance and reliability. Leveraging the power of Gen6 32Gb Fibre Channel technology, it delivers a flash-ready solution for the always-on, digital business. With its combination of up to 32Gb performance, unmatched simplicity, and enterprise-class functionality, the HPE B-series SN3600B provides exceptional price/performance value in an entry-level switch, backed by a new lifetime warranty.

The HPE B-series SN3600BThe HPE B-series SN3600B

The HPE B-series SN3600B offers small to midsized data centers affordable access to industry-leading Gen6 32Gb Fibre Channel technology, enabling organizations to gain the best of both worlds: high-performance access to industry-leading storage technology, and the ability to start small and grow on demand, from 8 to 24 ports, to support an evolving storage environment. The HPE B-series SN3600B is easy to use and install, with a point-and-click user interface that simplifies deployment and saves time.

Designed in an efficient 1U package, starting with 8 ports and low energy consumption at 0.10 watts per Gb/s and 3.2 watts per port, the switch delivers a low total cost of ownership (TCO) for Gen6 32Gb FC. To further manage costs, the HPE B-series SN3600B provides real-time monitoring, enabling users to actively monitor the switch’s power usage.

Visit us on the Storage Networking page to learn more about the HPE B-series SN3600B FC switch - and consider upgrading your legacy FC SAN with the HPE B-series SN3600B FC switch! More information on the new lifetime warranty can be found in the HPE B-series SN3600B FC switch FAQ.

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Meet HPE Storage Blogger, Rob Gee.  Rob is the Product Manager for HPE B-series Fibre Channel Switches ,focused on next generation fibre channel products to support storage and compute connectivity.

 


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