Extend Services; Enhance Efficiency
The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for HP is an integrated switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem customers that extends resilient and secure Cisco infrastructure services to the server edge and takes advantage of existing network investments to help reduce operational expenses.
The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for HP provides HP c-Class BladeSystem customers with an integrated switching solution that dramatically reduces cable complexity. This solution offers consistent network services such as high availability, quality of service (QoS), and security. It also uses a comprehensive Cisco management framework to simplify ongoing operations. Cisco advanced network services combine with simplified management help reduce total ownership costs.
The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for HP c-Class BladeSystem:
- Dramatically reduces cable complexity
- Reduces space requirements by optimizing rack space use
- Improves management at the server edge by using the Cisco management framework
- Secures business assets with Cisco IOS Software security features
- Enhances operational efficiency with consistent services deployment
Sixteen internal 1000BASE ports connected to servers through the c-Class BladeSystem backplane
Up to eight external Gigabit Ethernet uplink ports:
Four external dual-media Ethernet interfaces. Interfaces can be either 1000BASE-SX Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) or 10/100/1000BASE-T ports. The SFP cage supports Gigabit Ethernet Fiber short-wavelength SFP modules from Cisco Systems.
Four additional external 10/100/1000BASE-T ports. Two of these ports can be configured to provide an internal crossover connection to an associated additional Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020.
One Fast Ethernet connection to the HP Enclosure Onboard Administrator
One external console port
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