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Dell Dual Channel Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter Details

Dell Dual Channel Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter Details
Dell QLA2342 HBADell QLA2342
Dell's 2Gb single channel QLA2342-DEL-SP host bus adapter (HBA) is the next generation of the award-winning QLogic SANblade 2300 Series HBA. It offers 2Gb performance per port for demanding storage area networks (SANs) and other Fibre Channel applications. Network Computing recognized the Dell HBA with the Well Connected Award and Product of the Year 2002 for its superior driver implementation, ease of use and impressive. Its single chip architecture with an integrated RISC processor helps to increase overall system efficiency and performance allowing the Dell HBA to complete I/O requests independent of the host. The Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP is compatible with Windows NT® , Windows®  2000, Linux®  and Netware® 

To order, please contact your Dell Sales representative or order online as a add-in peripheral to your server.

Highlights

Dell Single Channel Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

  • Award Winning Performance.  Independent performance testing affirms that Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP HBAs provide leading transaction-processing host adapters. Network Computing recognized the Dell HBA (based on the QLogic SANblade 2300 Series) as Product of the Year for its superior driver implementation, ease of use and impressive performance. The Dell HBA completes I/O requests independent of the host which helps to increase overall system efficiency and performance.
  • Single Chip Integration.  Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP HBAs have integrated a RISC processor, the Fibre protocol engine and transceivers into a single, efficient Fibre Channel controller chip that helps to increase reliability and performance by lowering CPU utilization.
  • Easy Management.  Shipped with every Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP, the QLogic SANsurfer Management Suite™ helps simplify management by making setup, configuration and maintenance easy along with enabling features such as remote management and failover. The Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP is also fully compatible with management applications that support the SNIA HBA API, helping IT managers to reduce HBA management time and lower their total cost of ownership.
  • Multi-protocol Support.  The Dell QLA2342-DEL-SP supports multiple protocols including SCSI, IP, Virtual Interface (VI), and FC-Tape for multi-platform and multi-application design. Comprehensive protocol support provides the flexibility to develop a wide range of SAN and server clustering solutions.

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