HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch 4GB/s A7984A(Branded used)

HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN

  • Model: HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch (A7984A)
  • Port Configuration: 8 Fibre Channel ports
  • Fibre Channel Speed: 4 Gbps per port
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable (1U)
  • Management Interface: Web-based graphical user interface (GUI), Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • Reliability Features: Hot-swappable power supplies and fans
  • Scalability: Expandable to accommodate additional switches or devices
  • Diagnostic Tools: Built-in diagnostics for troubleshooting



The HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch is a versatile and cost-effective solution for small to medium-sized storage networks. It is designed to meet the demands of data-intensive applications and provide efficient storage connectivity. This switch is ideal for businesses seeking reliable and scalable SAN connectivity.

Key Features:

  1. Port Configuration: Offers eight Fibre Channel ports with a speed of 4 Gbps per port, allowing for a total of eight ports in a single unit.
  2. Compact Design: The switch features a compact and rack-mountable design, making it suitable for space-constrained data center environments.
  3. Reliability: Designed for high availability with features like hot-swappable power supplies and fans to minimize downtime.
  4. Scalability: Allows for easy expansion of your SAN as your storage needs grow, with options to add more switches or devices.
  5. Performance: Provides high-speed 4 Gbps data transfer rates for fast and efficient data access.
  6. Management: Can be managed through a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) or via the command-line interface (CLI) for configuration and monitoring.
  7. Security: Supports features like zoning and fabric login (FLOGI) to enhance security and control access to the SAN.
  8. Diagnostic Tools: Includes built-in diagnostic tools to help identify and troubleshoot connectivity issues.
  9. Compatibility: Compatible with various HP storage solutions and third-party storage devices.
  10. Interoperability: Ensures interoperability with other Fibre Channel switches and storage arrays for a seamless SAN environment.
  11. Cost-Effective: Offers an affordable entry point for organizations looking to implement Fibre Channel SAN connectivity.
  12. Energy Efficiency: Designed with energy-efficient components to reduce power consumption.(HP StorageWorks 4/8 Base SAN Switch)
  13. Firmware Upgrades: Allows for firmware upgrades to keep the switch up-to-date with the latest features and security enhancements.

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