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SANbox 3810
FC SAN Switch
Affordable Solution
for Small SANs
Connect your first SAN with today’s most advanced technology.
SANbox 3810 offers the simplest and most affordable way to share the
capacity of Fibre Channel storage devices among multiple servers. Maximize
the value of your RAID and tape library investments with simultaneous direct
server connections via a state-of-the-art Storage Area Network.
Why Install a SAN?
••Share storage resources among servers
••Reduce hardware and management costs
••Improve application performance and availability
••Accelerate server backups and disaster recovery
••Increase overall storage capacity
SANbox 3810 Features
••8 ports
••8-Gbps speed (100% non-blocking)
••Backwards-compatible with 4Gb and 2Gb devices
••1U rack-mountable unit
Link up to eight devices in a single-switch configuration with quick
installation wizards and an easy-to-use on-board management GUI. Perfect
for high-speed server backup or departmental “SAN islands,” SANbox
3810 helps busy IT managers centralize storage control and reduce overall
infrastructure costs while improving their users’ access to data.
Cost-conscious companies no longer need to sacrifice strategic IT goals
to meet budgetary goals. With the 3810, included features such as I/O
StreamGuard and NPIV support provide all the enterprise-class performance
that QLogic’s larger customers have come to depend on – at a price that will
pay off immediately for even the smallest businesses.
Easy to Deploy and Use
••Configuration wizards for fast setup
••QuickTools™ on-board GUI
••Command Line Interface (CLI)
••I/O StreamGuard™ – guaranteed stability for tape,
video and other streaming applications
••NPIV support for virtualized environments
••Advanced Fabric Security included
••Drag-and-drop zoning
SANbox 3810
Storage Arrays
Fig. 1 Experience the cost-saving benefits of shared storage: Maximize return on RAID/
tape investments; scale storage independently of servers; manage access centrally.
Hassle-Free Interoperability
••Deploy with 8Gb, 4Gb or 2Gb optics
••Compatible with all leading adapters and storage
Best of all, leading 8Gb Fibre Channel technology ensures this reliable entrylevel switch will continue to meet the most demanding requirements far
into the future, while maintaining full backward compatibility with 4Gb and
2Gb devices. Increase the long-term impact of your mission-critical storage
infrastructure with today’s best SAN switch value.
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SANbox 3810 FC SAN Switch Affordable Solution for Small SANs
Fabric Specifications
•• Management interoperability with leading SAN
management applications
Ports per Chassis
•• (8) 8Gb SFP ports
•• H x W x D = 43.2 x 432 x 476 mm (1.7 x 17
x 18.75 in)
Port Types
•• All ports are universal, auto-discovering,
self-configuring, and assume the following
states: F_Port, FL_Port, G_Port, GL_Port. (E_Port
capability not included – product is intended for
single-switch environments only)
Performance Features
Fabric Management
•• Weight = 6.35 kg (14 lbs)
Management methods
•• QuickTools web applet (embedded on switch)
•• Command Line Interface
•• API, GS-4 Management Server (including FDMI),
•• User Security
–– User Accounts
•• All ports auto-negotiate with slower devices
–– RADIUS Authentication
•• Vibration: 5-500 Hz, random, 0.21 g rms, 10
•• Connection Security
•• Shock: 4g, 11ms, 20 repetitions
•• Cut-through routing
–– SSH (CLI)
Fabric point-to-point bandwidth (8-port switch)
–– SSL (Enterprise Fabric Suite and SMI-S)
•• 680 MBps, full-duplex
•• Temperature: 0° to 40°C
•• Altitude: 0 to 10,000 feet
•• 2/4/8-Gbps full-duplex
•• Fabric latency less than 0.2us
•• Humidity (rH): 15% & 80% 24-hour soak, nonconditional, 5% to 90% 8-hour ramp
Fabric Port Speeds
Environmental and Equipment
•• Temperature: -40° to 70°C
•• Device Security
Aggregate Bandwidth (8-port Switch)
•• 136 Gbps per chassis, end-to-end
–– FC-GS-4 CT Authentication
•• Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing
•• Altitude: 0 to 50,000 feet
•• Non-blocking architecture
Access methods
•• Vibration: 5 to 500 Hz, random, 2.09 g rms, 10
Maximum Frame Sizes
•• 10/100 Ethernet Base-T (RJ45), serial port (RS232 with DB9), IPv6 support
•• Shock: 30g, 13 msec, trapezoidal
•• 2148 bytes (2112 byte payload)
Per-Port Buffering
•• Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC; 50 to 60Hz
•• ASIC-embedded memory (non-shared)
•• Power-on self test (POST)
•• Power load: 1A at 120 VAC; 0.5A at 240 VAC
Fabric Services
•• Power Consumption 60W nominal, 70 watts
typical maximum
•• N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) support
•• Simple name server
Supported SFP Types
•• Hot-pluggable, industry-standard 3.3 volt SFP+
(8Gb) transceivers
Agency Approvals–Product Safety
•• Hardware based zoning
•• Registered State Change Notification (RSCN)
•• US/Canada: UL/cUL, 60950-1
•• Also compatible with 4Gb and 2Gb SFPs
•• I/O StreamGuard™
•• Shortwave/longwave (optical), active copper
•• Automatic path selection
•• Europe: EN60950, CB Scheme-IEC 60950-1, CE,
TUV, Low Voltage Directive
•• FDMI support
•• Russia: GOST R
•• Shortwave optical: 500m (1,640 ft.)
User Interface
•• Demko
•• Longwave optical: 10km (6.2 mi.)
•• LEDs, Command-line console, Web utilities
Media Transmission Ranges (@ 2-Gbps)
Cable Types
•• 50/62.5 micron multimode fiber optic
•• 9 micron single-mode fiber optic
Agency Approvals–EMI/EMC
Mechanical / Power / Cooling
•• Meets Class A emissions and immunity
requirements for USA, Canada, Europe, Australia,
New Zealand, Korea, Japan
•• Optional rail mount kit
•• Front-to-back air pattern
•• RoHS-compliant
For information about supported SAN standards and classes of service, visit www.qlogic.com/sanstandards.
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