Simplified connectivity for your PowerEdge M1000e blade enclosure
Get enterprise-class performance, improved scalability and easy deployment with the Dell 8/4Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) SAN Module, a flexible, standards-based platform that works seamlessly with Dell PowerEdge blade servers.
24 universal ports (E-Port, F-Port, and N-Port) available in all three models
Full fabric architecture with 239 switches maximum
Helping extend virtualization efficiently throughout data centers
Dell M8428-k is a converged 10GbE switch module for the Dell PowerEdge M1000e Modular Blade Enclosure, with 600ns low-latency, wire-speed cut-through 10GbE performance, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) switching and low-latency 8Gb Fibre Channel (FC) switching and connectivity.
Transparently connect Dell M-Series blade servers into the LAN of your choice.
Directly connect 10Gb M-Series blade servers to external 10GbE networks through Dell 10Gb Ethernet Pass-Through Modules. Link to top-of-rack and end-of-row switches, or extend the distance using SR and LR optical transceivers or direct-attach (TwinAx) copper.
Up to six (10Gb-k) or four (10Gb II) hot-swappable I/O modules per blade chassis