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Contributor
Posts: 61
Registered: ‎03-03-2010

scalable SAN fabric switch

Hi Experts,

could any one recomend a right SAN fabric switch to connect CX4-240 storage with two hosts.

Thanks,

Raju

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Posts: 644
Registered: ‎03-01-2007

Re: scalable SAN fabric switch

Hi,

for Small SAN environments, Brocade 300 or Brocade 5100, or see in the Compatibility Matrix here under Matrices

http://www.brocade.com/products-solutions/technology-architecture/compatibility/index.page

Contributor
Posts: 26
Registered: ‎08-12-2008

Re: scalable SAN fabric switch

Ageed the 300 series work well and are easily managed using the native WEB Tools GUI.

Super Contributor
Posts: 635
Registered: ‎04-12-2010

Re: scalable SAN fabric switch

Check if the storage system supports direct connected hosts. This would avoid buying a switch. I am not an EMC expert. Some other vendors support this connection topology.

Andreas

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