BroCAde iSCSI GATeWAY - Raidlogix: Data Systems Integration

Channel storage resources to IP-connected
servers, helping to maximize the value of
existing SAN and storage device investments.
Brocade iSCSI GATEWAY
Highlights
• Provides a cost-effective iSCSI gateway
that combines two Gigabit Ethernet
ports and two 2 Gbit/sec Fibre
Channel ports in a single device
• Standardizes connectivity across
Ethernet environments, linking servers
with a wider range of storage systems
• Improves data availability with dual
gateway, active/active clustered
failover, failback, and multipathing
capabilities
• Provides high performance with
135 MB/sec of throughput,
9500 IOPS, and up to 100
simultaneous iSCSI connections
• Increases application deployment
flexibility with compatibility for
Windows, AIX, HP-UX, Linux, NetWare,
and Solaris iSCSI initiators
•Enables Web-based management
for rapid deployment and
simplified management
• Provides traffic statistics on each
storage and network interface to help
identify bandwidth usage by host
and target pairs
Significantly Higher SAN Efficiency
The Brocade® iSCSI Gateway enables
cost-effective, easy-to-manage server
connectivity to Fibre Channel storage
devices—enabling remote user and
interdepartmental access to these
valuable resources. As a result, even the
lowest-cost servers can connect to
existing Storage Area Networks (SANs)
and take advantage of high-performance,
reliable Fibre Channel storage devices.
REDUCED OPERATIONAL COSTS
By extending the benefits of networked
storage to IP-connected servers, the
Brocade iSCSI Gateway helps organizations grow and consolidate their
current Fibre Channel SAN infrastructures in a simple and cost-effective manner, thereby reducing operational costs.
For instance, attaching IP-connected
servers to new or existing Fibre
Channel SANs can significantly
improve resource utilization for
strategic SAN solutions such as backup,
data replication, storage allocation,
provisioning, and disaster recovery.
In turn, storage consolidation and
centralized management enable
organizations to manage more
storage and applications with fewer
administrative resources.
The Brocade iSCSI Gateway also
enables rapid deployment with minimal
configuration, supporting easier growth
and integration into existing Fibre
Channel SAN environments. It supports a wide range of native iSCSI
initiators for Windows, AIX, HP-UX,
Linux, NetWare, and Solaris.
The Brocade iSCSI Gateway features
a compact 1U half-rack-width design
(full-rack-width design for clustered
configurations). Each device provides
two iSCSI ports for connecting to IP
networks supporting iSCSI servers,
and two 2 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel
ports for connecting to Fibre Channel
SANs or storage. By enabling blockbased access to business-critical information, the Brocade iSCSI Gateway
helps organizations rapidly add new
servers and clients to their existing
Fibre Channel SANs as business
needs dictate.
INTELLIGENT MANAGEMENT
AND MONITORING
Organizations can easily manage one
or more Brocade iSCSI Gateways
through a browser-based GUI that
can also monitor traffic statistics on
each storage and network interface
BROCADE PRODUCTS
The Brocade iSCSI Gateway extends Fibre
Brocade iSCSI GATEWAY
to help ensure high performance. A secure
command line interface is available with
Secure Shell (SSH) for customizing or
automating operations to synchronize with
server applications. In addition, Simple
Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
support is available for configuration and
health monitoring.
HIGH AVAILABILITY
MAXIMIZING SAN INVESTMENTS
The Brocade iSCSI Gateway provides
two-way active/active clustering with
failover and failback capabilities for
business-critical environments. In addition,
multiple iSCSI connections provide
multipathing support from a single
gateway to as many as 100 servers.
Brocade and its partners offer complete
SAN solutions to meet a wide range of
technology and business requirements.
These solutions include education and
training, support, service, and professional
services to help optimize SAN investments. For more information, contact an
authorized Brocade sales partner or visit
www.brocade.com.
Brocade iSCSI Gateway SPECIFICATIONS
Systems Architecture
Fibre Channel ports
Environmentals
Two ports, 1 or 2 Gbit/sec auto-sensing speed detection
Fibre Channel port types L_Port, N_Port, or NL_Port
Fibre Channel media types
Hot-pluggable, industry-standard Small Form-factor
Pluggable (SFP), LC connector; Short-Wavelength
Laser (SWL) up to 500 meters (1,640 feet); two SWL
SFPs included
Gigabit Ethernet ports
Two ports, 10/100/1000 Mbit/sec auto-sensing
speed detection
Gigabit media type
RJ-45, 1000BaseT
Maximum servers (iSCSI
sessions/connections)
per gateway
100
Maximum aggregate performance
Operating: 32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
Non-operating: –40° to 167°F (–40° to 75°C)
Humidity
Operating: 10 to 95% non-condensing at 40° C (104° F)
Altitude
Altitude: –500 ft to 10,000 ft; (–152 m to 3050 m)
Power
Supported power range
Nominal: 100 to 250 VAC nominal, 75 Watts
Frequency
50 to 60 Hz
Country/Region
135 MB/sec; 9500 IOPS
Management software supported CLI (by Telnet, SSH, or console); iSCSI Gateway
Manager, SNMP
Management access
Serial port (RS-232), female DB9
In-band through Gigabit Ethernet ports
Monitoring
Health monitoring and statistics (TCP/IP, SCSI,
and iSCSI MIBs)
iSCSI Gateway clustering
Automatic and included
Regulatory Compliance
Management
Temperature
Safety
EMI/EMC
Canada
CSA 60950 CISPR22 Class A
United States UL 60950
FCC Part 15 Class A
Japan IEC 60950
VCCI Class A ITE
European CommunityEN 60950EN55022 Level A
TUV, NEMKO EN55024
Korea
—RRL MIC Mark
Russia
GOST
GOST
Australia/New Zealand —
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
International
IEC 60950
CISPR 22 Class A
Standards
Ethernet standards
IEEE 802.3.ab
RFC791 IP v4, RFC 793 TCP, RFC 894, IP/Ethernet,
RFC 1042, IP/802, RFC 1517, RFC 792 ICMP,
950 ISSP, RFC 3720 - iSCSI, RFC 854 Telnet, SSH-2
Internet standards
Mechanicals
Enclosure
1U, 19-inch EIA-compliant
Fibre Channel ANSI standards
Width
8.4 in (21.4 cm)
Management
Height 1.8 in (4.4 cm)
Depth
17.8 in (45.4 cm)
System weight
7.0 lb (3.2 kg)
FC-AL-2, FC-PLDA, FC-FLA, FC-PH-3, FCP
SNMP V2, RFC 2863, RFC 2011, RFC 2012,
RFC 2013, ID SCSI MIB 05, ID iSCSI MIB 09
SCSI standards
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