IBM SAN Directors / Backbones

IBM System Storage solutions can help you automate and simplify IT operations so you can focus on your business needs and spend less time managing your infrastructure. Comprehensive integration testing with IBM servers, software, SAN switches and storage provides simplified customer installation which meets user expectations. IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Fabric provides support for heterogeneous SAN fabrics including Brocade, Cisco, McDATA, QLogic and Emulex switches with end-to-end performance management. IBM is the interoperability leader in offering support for heterogeneous Brocade, Cisco and McDATA switch fabrics.

To help you meet the challenge of increasing your return on people and creating an environment for competitive advantage, IBM SAN switches provide the reliable, scalable and high performance Fibre Channel connectivity required to capitalize on enterprise-wide data sharing and collaboration. IBM offers a full line up of intelligent SAN switches, directors and routers to connect servers and storage systems in local, campus, metro and global infrastructures. IBM was first to market with a comprehensive portfolio of 4 Gbps, Gigabit per second server, storage, software and switch solutions. IBM was also first to market with 4 and 10 Gbps metro connectivity and Gigabit Ethernet global connectivity SAN director features.