The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series provides a converged, top-of-rack, data center switch architecture that offers wire once for FCoE converged environments. With 48 converged ports that support 1/10GbE and 4/8 FC, the FlexFabric 5900CP delivers versatile convergence for connecting FC, iSCSI and FC SANs. Resilience and ease of management come hand–in-hand with the FlexFabric 5900CP. While IRF reduces management complexities by up to 88%, it also delivers <50 msec convergence time. You can rely on the FlexFabric 5900CP to lower TCO, while delivering business resilience and high availability.

What's new

  • All 48 switch ports are converged and active and all support 1/10GbE and 4/8Gbps FC.
  • FlexFabric Manager expands IMC capabilities to cover FC SANs.
  • IRF support of nine switches simplifies management by up to 88%.
  • OpenFlow and SDN automate manual tasks and speed service delivery.

Features

Wire Once Data Center Convergence with FCoE

The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series provides 48 converged ports supporting 1/10GbE and 4/8Gbps FC for increased flexibility of deployment.

All 48 ports support LAN, iSCSI, NAS, FC and FC SANs, so that you can support diverse storage choices.

Converged transceiver supporting 1/10GbE and 4/8/16Gbps FC allowing for future growth as well as backward compatibility.

High-Performance Data Center Switching

The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series delivers 1.28Tbps switching capacity for the most demanding applications.

Supports up to 952 MPPS throughput for data intensive environments.

Low latency, under a 1.5us 10GbE latency, provides business agility.

Four 40GbE QSFP+ ports for blazing fast uplinks.

Business Agility and Resilience with Comware 7

The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series delivers IRF <50msec convergence time enabling faster applications response time.

In Service Software Update (ISSU) enables high availability with updates accomplished without a reboot or power cycle, in the background.

Simplicity and Lower TCO

The HPE FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series simplifies switch management by up to 88% with IRF.

No extra hidden cost with simple one license per switch for all OS features.

All switch ports are active and ready to use without need for activation licenses.

Automate tedious tasks with SDN and reclaim wasted resources.