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HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch

 
KMN
Occasional Contributor

HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch

Hi

What is the difference between the HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch (A7984A) and the
HP StorageWorks 4/8 SAN Switch (A8000A) ?

-KMN-
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BR894765
Valued Contributor

Re: HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch

Difference is in license limitations.
Base switch cannot be cascaded (connected) to another switch.

A8000A have the full fabric license, so you can connect it to another switches. Base switch can be upgraded to full fabric by optional license.