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HPE StoreFabric SN8000B Fibre Channel Switch Blade



Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch Blade
Product Family: StoreFabric B-Series
Brand Name: HPE
Form Factor: Plug-in Module
Data Transfer Rate: 16 Gbit/s
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  • Number of Fibre Channel Ports48
  • Data Transfer Rate16 Gbit/s
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots48
  • Expansion Slot TypeSFP+
  • Form FactorPlug-in Module
  • Height17″
  • Width5.5″
  • Depth21.5″
  • Weight (Approximate)10.21 lb


General Information
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Manufacturer Part Number: QK714E
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name: HPE
Product Line: StoreFabric
Product Series: B
Product Model: SN8000B
Product Name: StoreFabric SN8000B Fibre Channel Switch Blade
Marketing Information: Today we are witnessing continued exponential growth of mission-critical and business-critical workloads, increased server virtualization and accelerating all-flash storage technologies that have an ever-increasing requirement for more scale, 100% availability and reliability leading to infrastructure complexity and growing management costs. To meet these dynamic and growing business demands, organizations need to deploy infrastructure that can deliver greater consistency, predictability, and performance. Faced with exponential data growth, the network must evolve to enable businesses to thrive in this new era. To meet these dynamic and growing business demands, organizations need to deploy infrastructure that can deliver greater consistency, predictability, and performance. The newest and most exciting storage advancement today is flash-based storage. The unprecedented speed and rapidly increasing cost-effectiveness of flash-based products are dramatically accelerating data center transformation. Tomorrow, next-generation flash storage based on Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) over Fabrics will provide even greater value through significant performance gains. As companies redefine application performance with flash storage, HPE StoreFabric can help organizations modernize their storage networks to maximize productivity and increase the efficiency of their storage networks – even as they rapidly scale their environments.

HPE StoreFabric B-series SAN Director Switch Family
The HPE StoreFabric SAN Directors are the industry’s leading Fibre Channel switching infrastructure solutions that provide the tools to optimize NVMe storage, simplify operations, and automate SAN management tasks, while serving as a modular building block to accommodate growth in large-scale enterprise infrastructures with breakthrough performance, and energy efficiency with long-term investment protection.
Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch Blade
Number of Fibre Channel Ports: 48
Media & Performance
Data Transfer Rate: 16 Gbit/s
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 48
Expansion Slot Type: SFP+
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Plug-in Module
Height: 17″
Width: 5.5″
Depth: 21.5″
Weight (Approximate): 10.21 lb

Additional information

  • Weight 10.21 kg
  • Dimensions 5.5 × 17 cm
  • Product Type

    Fibre Channel Switch Blade

  • Product Family

    StoreFabric B-Series

  • Brand Name


  • Form Factor

    Plug-in Module

  • Data Transfer Rate

    16 Gbit/s

  • Expansion Slot Type


  • Number of Fibre Channel Ports


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