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PFC QLE2740 / QLE2742 Fibre Channel Adapters

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The Gen6 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBA) QLE2740 and QLE2742 for the PRIMERGY & PRIMEQUEST servers are ideal for virtualized environments and transaction intensive applications. The adapters support the latest PCIe 3.0 standard for lower cooling and power costs. In addition, QLogic StorFusion technology delivers streamlined provisioning, guaranteed quality of service (QoS), and improved resiliency while addressing the needs of IT organizations that require reliability, integrated management, and guaranteed network performance.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
  • Support for 1 or 2 port 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel devices
  • Provide up to high performance 64 Gb/s aggregate bandwidth
  • High performance throughput
  • 32Gbps full-duplex line rate per port (maximum)
  • Highest level of reliabilty
  • Over 1.3 million IOPS
  • Low latency in high transaction intensive applications and virtualized environments

Technical details

TechnologyOptics: 32 Gb/s short wave lasers with LC type connectors
Connector typeLC-style
Data transfer rate up to32 Gbit/s
Bus transfer rate8GT/s
x› 32Gb/sec full-duplex line rate per port
x› Support for 2048 concurrent logins and 2048 active exchanges
Port Virtualization
x› NPIV (N_Port ID Virtualization)
x› SCSI-3 Fibre Channel Protocol (SCSI-FCP)
x› Fibre Channel Tape (FC-TAPE) Profile
x› SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol-2 (FCP-2)
x› Second Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-2) and Third Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-3)
Power consumptionQLE2740 10,7W (max) 8,6W (typ)
QLE2742 11,5W (max) 9,3W (typ)