- Next day delivery
- Full Manufacturer Warranty
- £7 million
of physical stock
The introduction of the HP PCIe 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters brings datacenter infrastructure components to a higher level of performance and efficiency with the ability to deliver twice the I/O performance of 4 Gb FC HBAs. An 8 Gb Fibre Channel HBA purchased today is backward compatible with 4 and 2 Gb storage networks and will protect future investments. When using storage intensive applications, such as backup/restore, database transactions, virtualization, and rich media, the increased performance of the 8 Gb infrastructure enables more rapid storage and retrieval of critical information. Finally, PCIe 8Gb FC Host Bus Adapters provide a number of features that work together to reduce power consumption, thus delivering a "green" benefit within the server.
|Device Type||Host bus adapter|
|Form Factor||Plug-in card - low profile|
|Interface (Bus) Type||PCI Express 2.0 x4 / PCI Express x8|
|Ports||8Gb Fibre Channel|
|Cabling Type||Fibre optic|
|Data Link Protocol||8Gb Fibre Channel (Short Wave)|
|Data Transfer Rate||8.5 Gbps|
|Processor / Memory|
|Expansion / Connectivity|
|Expansion Slots||1 (total) / 0 (free) x SFP+|
|Interfaces||1 x 8Gb Fibre Channel (short wave) - LC multi-mode - x 2|
|Compatible Slots||1 x PCI Express 2.0 x4 / PCI Express x8|
|Included Accessories||Low-profile bracket, 8 Gb SFP|
|Software / System Requirements|
|OS Required||SunSoft Solaris x86 10, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x86 Edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 for x86/ AMD64/ EM64T, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86/AMD64/Intel EM64T, VMware ESXi 4.0, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86/AMD64/Intel EM64T, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x86, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bits), VMware ESXi 4.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x64 Edition, VMware ESX 3.5 update 4, VMware ESX 3.5 update 5|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Service & Support||Limited warranty - parts - 3 years|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||55 °C|
|Humidity Range Operating||5 - 95% (non-condensing)|
|Designed For||HPE Modular Smart Array 1040 Dual Controller SFF Bundle, 2040 SAS Dual Controller LFF Storage, P2000 G3 10GbE iSCSI Dual Controller SFF Array System, P2000 G3 iSCSI Dual Controller SFF Bundle ¦ HPE ProLiant DL160 G6, DL160 G6 Special Server, DL160 Gen8, DL160 Gen8 Entry, DL160 Gen8 Performance, DL165 G7, DL165 G7 Base, DL165 G7 Entry, DL165 G7 Performance, DL165 G7 Special Server, DL180 G6, DL180 G6 Special Server, DL360 G7, DL360 G7 Base, DL360 G7 Central Management Server, DL360 G7 Efficiency, DL360 G7 Entry, DL360 G7 Performance, DL360 G7 Special Server, DL360e Gen8, DL360e Gen8 Entry, DL360e Gen8 Performance, DL360e Gen8 Special Server, DL370 G6, DL370 G6 Base, DL370 G6 High Performance, DL370 G6 Performance, DL370 G6 Special Server, DL380 G7, DL380 G7 Base, DL380 G7 Efficiency, DL380 G7 Entry, DL380 G7 Performance, DL380 G7 Special Server, DL380p Gen8, DL380p Gen8 Base, DL380p Gen8 Entry, DL380p Gen8 High Performance, DL380p Gen8 Special, DL385 G7, DL385 G7 Base, DL385 G7 Entry, DL385 G7 HE, DL385 G7 Performance, DL385p Gen8, DL385p Gen8 Dedicated Workload, DL385p Gen8 Entry, DL385p Gen8 Maximized Consolidation, DL385p Gen8 Storage, ML350 G6, ML350 G6 Base, ML350 G6 Entry, ML350 G6 Performance, ML350 G6 Special Server, ML370 G6, ML370 G6 Base, ML370 G6 Entry, ML370 G6 Special Server, SL210t Gen8 1U Node|
Categorically no! All our stock is ethically sourced within the EU and backed by warranty. Hewlett Packard products sold as new are retail sealed units covered by the full manufacturer warranty. For added peace of mind, we can supply serial numbers up front which you can validate online to confirm warranty cover ahead of purchase.
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The IT sector is littered with companies who don't hold stock. Their websites advertise products that are sourced from third party suppliers. Pricing and availability data on such sites is typically retrieved from files or feeds which are often not refreshed regularly enough. The result? Cancelled orders, long lead times and disgruntled customers.
Evaris is a major stockholder with full transparency into our stockholding and pricing. Our website is refreshed on a 15-minute cycle 24/7 so the pricing and availability you see online is both accurate and reliable.
We recommend you double check a cheaper price elsewhere is accurate and based on physical stock that can be shipped immediately before placing your order.
We show true stock counts on our website, not woolly messages like ‘in stock' or ‘available to order'. Stock levels are updated every 15 minutes 24/7 so you can see exactly how many units we have sat in our warehouse available for immediate despatch.
And speaking of shipping, did you know we offer same day deliveries? You can choose this or other timed services during checkout on our website or contact our sales team for a quote. Handy when you need the goods in a hurry!
Most web stores fail to specify the stock condition of the products they advertise for sale. It seems reasonable to assume that all products are brand new, unused units supplied in the sealed, original manufacturer packaging and protected by the full warranty but this isn't always the case.
A heavily discounted price can be a sign that the product in question may be a used or refurbished unit. Open/damaged box and ‘ex demo' units are also rife in the marketplace and warranty cover on such goods will be variable so it's wise to check what you're getting before committing to any purchase.
Evaris displays the product condition on all our product pages. As well as detailing what the condition means, we specify the level of warranty condition allowing you to make an informed buying decision.
Ensure you compare like for like when shopping around for prices online.
All brand new products come with a full manufacturer warranty, right? Not always; it depends where the products were sourced from. You may have heard of the grey market or parallel imports? Manufacturers often stipulate the geographical regions in which their products are designated for sale. Unscrupulous suppliers seek to source goods from outside of these regions at cheaper costs which they pass on via cheaper prices. The downside is that the manufacturer might not honour the warranty in the event of a support call. Grey kit does not qualify for warranty support and if it fails, you could be significantly out of pocket.
All products offered for sale at Evaris are sourced from legitimate channels and are covered by warranty. For added peace of mind, we can supply serial numbers up front which can be validated on the manufacturer's website to ensure warranty cover is in place prior to purchase.
Ask any potential supplier if they can supply serial numbers ahead of purchase. Any legitimate stockholder who has sourced the goods from the proper channels should be able and happy to do so.
Look beyond the price and establish whether the company behind the product is a bona fide organisation that you can return to should you encounter issues down the line. This is particularly important if you've never heard of them before. It's relatively easy to set up a web shop nowadays which makes it difficult to differentiate between a one-man band operating out of a home office and a well-established, reputable bricks and mortar business. Sales T&Cs, returns policy and aftercare service are probably important areas for you to consider.
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