8 Ports, 8Gbps Fibre Channel SAN Switch
List Price: $3,095.00
Our Price: $1,851.00
An Affordable Solution for Small SANs
The QLogic 3000 Series offers the simplest and most affordable way to share the capacity of Fibre Channel storage devices among multiple servers. Maximize the value of your RAID and tape library investments with simultaneous direct server connections via a state-of-the-art Storage Area Network.
The QLogic 3810 Switch includes cost-conscious features, such as I/O StreamGuard and NPIV support. These switches provide the enterprise-class performance that QLogic’s larger customers have come to depend on – at a price that will pay off immediately for even the smallest organization.
- 8 ports, 8Gbps speed (100% non-blocking)
- Backward compatibility with 4Gb and 2Gb devices
- Cost-optimized for single switch SANs
- QuickTools on-board GUI
- Command Line Interface (CLI)
- I/O StreamGuard – guaranteed stability for tape, video and other streaming applications
- NPIV support for virtualized environments
Connect your first SAN with today's most advanced technology.
The QLogic 3810 Fibre Channel switch offers a simple and affordable way to share the capacity of Fibre Channel storage devices among multiple servers. Maximize the value of your redundant array of independent disk (RAID) and tape library investments with simultaneous, direct-server connections through a state-of-the-art storage area network.
Link up to eight devices in a single-switch configuration with quick installation wizards and an easy-to-use, on-board, management user interface. Perfect for high-speed server backup or departmental SAN islands, the QLogic 3810 switch helps busy IT managers centralize storage control and reduce infrastructure costs, all while improving data access.
Cost-conscious companies no longer need to sacrifice strategic IT goals to meet budgetary goals. With the 3810 switch, standard features, such as I/O StreamGuard and NPIV, provide all the enterprise-class performance that QLogic's larger customers depend on—at a price that can produce an immediate return-on-investment even for the smallest businesses.
Best of all, QLogic's 8Gb Fibre Channel technology ensures that this reliable, entry-level switch will continue to meet the most demanding requirements far into the future, while maintaining full backward compatibility with 4Gb and 2Gb devices. Increase the long-term impact of your mission-critical storage infrastructure with today's best SAN-switch value.
Experience the cost-saving benefits of shared storage: maximize return on RAID/tape investments; scale storage independent of servers; centralize access management
Features and Benefits:
Why Install a SAN?
- Share storage resources among servers
- Reduce hardware and management costs
- Improve application performance and availability
- Accelerate server backups and disaster recovery
- Increase storage capacity
- Eight ports
- 8Gbps speed (100-percent non-blocking)
- Backward-compatible with 4Gb and 2Gb devices
- 1U rack-mountable unit
Easy to Deploy and Use
- Configuration wizards for fast setup
- QuickToolsSM on-board GUI
- I/O StreamGuard™—guaranteed stability for tape, video, and other streaming applications
- N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV) support for virtualized environments
- Advanced fabric security included
- Drag-and-drop zoning
- Deploy with 8Gb, 4Gb, or 2Gb optics
- Compatible with all leading adapters and storage
|Ports per Chassis||Eight 8Gb SFP ports|
|Port Types||All ports are universal, auto-discovering, and self-configuring, assuming the following states: F_Port, FL_Port, G_Port, GL_Port (E_Ports not included—single-switch environments only)|
|Fabric Port Speeds||
|Fabric Point-to-Point Bandwidth (8-port switch)||1,700MBps, full-duplex|
|Aggregate Bandwidth (8-port switch)||
|Maximum Frame Sizes||2,148 bytes (2,112 byte payload)|
|Per-Port Buffering||ASIC-embedded memory (non-shared)|
|Supported SFP Types||
|Media Transmission Ranges (2Gbps)||
|Access Methods||10/100 Ethernet base-T (RJ45), serial port (RS-232 with DB9), IPv6 support|
|Diagnostics||Power-on self test (POST)|
|User Interface||LEDs, command-line console, Web utilities|
|Dimensions H × W × D||43.2 × 432 × 476mm (1.7 × 17 × 18.75in)|
|Environmental and Equipment Specifications|
|Operating Humidity||15%–80% 24-hour soak; non-conditional, 5%–90%, 8-hour ramp|
|Non-Operating Humidity||5%–90% non-condensing|
|Operating Altitude||0–10,000 feet|
|Non-Operating Altitude||0–50,000 feet|
|Operating Vibration||5–500Hz, random, 0.21g rms, 10 minutes|
|Non-Operating Vibration||5–500Hz, random, 2.09g rms, 10 minutes|
|Operating Shock||4g, 11ms, 20 repetitions|
|Non-Operating Shock||30g, 13ms, trapezoidal|
|Power load||1A at 120VAC; 0.5A at 240VAC|
|Power consumption||60W nominal, 70W typical maximum|
|EMI/EMC||US and Canada: UL/cUL, 60950-1
Europe: EN60950, CB Scheme-IEC 60950-1, CE, TUV, Low Voltage Directive
|Product Safety||Meets class A emissions and immunity requirements for USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan|
Download the QLogic 3810 Datasheet (PDF).
List Price: $3,095.00
Our Price: $1,851.00