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HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy



Product Type: Expansion Module
Brand Name: HPE
Ethernet Technology: 16 Gigabit Ethernet
Network Technology: Fiber Channel
Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
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  • Application/Usage
    • Data Networking
    • Optical Network

  • Media Type SupportedOptical Fiber
  • Ethernet Technology16 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology
    • 16GBase-X
    • Fiber Channel

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots12
  • Expansion Slot Type
    • SFP+
    • QSFP+

  • Form FactorRack-mountable
  • Height1.1″
  • Width16.9″
  • Depth11.1″
  • Weight (Approximate)3.18 lb
  • CompatibilityHPE Synergy


General Information
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Manufacturer Part Number: P08477-B21
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Brand Name: HPE
Product Name: Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy
Marketing Information: The HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy is a Storage Area Network (SAN) interconnect with a wire-once change-ready technology. The Fibre Channel (FC) module in conjunction with Synergy composer powered by HPE OneView allows workloads to be moved or managed without modifying the network. HPE OneView provides an intuitive management console for seamless connectivity between virtualized Synergy Compute Modules 16Gb FC SAN fabrics.

For the best-in-class enterprise datacenter performance environments, the HPE VC SE 16Gb FC module or the alternative, Brocade 16Gb FC SAN Switch Module for HPE Synergy, are the best choices for operating systems and applications demanding low-latency high I/O performance, i.e. SSD storage. No other server enclosure technology (iSCSI, Ethernet, or FCoE) on the market can guarantee up to 384Gb/s of bandwidth. The unique QSFP ports not only significantly simplify cabling infrastructure, reduces cabling from four to one, but also helps reduce power 2.5x attributed to optics transceivers.

If deployment costs are a concern, by adopting the Synergy frame and Gen 5 16Gb FC technology, you can reduce costs and simplify connections to SANs, consolidate your network connections and enable administrators to add, replace and recover compute modules resources on-the-fly. The integrated Synergy design frees up rack space, reduces power and cooling requirements.

The HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy is protected by HPE Services 3-Years Next Business Day 9×5 Hardware Support.
Product Type: Expansion Module
Technical Information

  • Data Networking
  • Optical Network

Media & Performance
Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
Ethernet Technology: 16 Gigabit Ethernet
Network Technology:

  • 16GBase-X
  • Fiber Channel

I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 12
Expansion Slot Type:

  • SFP+
  • QSFP+

Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Height: 1.1″
Width: 16.9″
Depth: 11.1″
Weight (Approximate): 3.18 lb
Compatibility: HPE Synergy

Additional information

  • Weight 3.18 kg
  • Dimensions 16.9 × 1.1 cm
  • Product Type

    Expansion Module

  • Brand Name


  • Ethernet Technology

    16 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Network Technology

    Fiber Channel

  • Media Type Supported

    Optical Fiber

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