HP 489193-001 EMulex 8Gb Fiber Channel PCI-E Dual Port HBA Card LPE12002-E

LightPulse LPe12002
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Unparalleled manageability, reliability, performance and ease of deployment

    Streamlined installation and management, unrivaled scalability, and industry-leading virtualization support make the dual-channel Emulex LightPulse LPe12002 Fibre Channel host bus adapter (HBA) an ideal solution for enterprise, mixed-OS and virtual server environments. With powerful management capabilities and broad platform support, they deliver maximum performance in the broadest range of applications and environments.

    Proven design, architecture and interface

    Emulex LightPulse HBAs’ highly integrated processor design minimized onboard components to improve host performance and efficiency. Advanced error-checking features ensure the integrity of block data as it traverses the SAN. Emulex’s firmware-based architecture enables feature and performance upgrades without costly hardware changes. The unique Service Level Interface (SLI™) allows use of a common driver across all models of Emulex HBAs on a given OS platform. Installation and management facilities are designed to minimize server reboots and further simplify deployment.

    Key Features

    • Support for Message Signaled Interrupts eXtended (MSI-X), improves host utilization & enhances application performance
    • Support for 8Gb/s, 4Gb/s & 2Gb/s Fibre Channel devices
    • Comprehensive virtualization capabilities with support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) and Virtual Fabric
    • Host to Fabric FC-SP authentication
    • BlockGuard® ready - ensures end-to-end data integrity
    • Common driver model allows a single driver to support all Emulex HBAs on a given OS
    • Easy deployment of new firmware with minimal server reboots
    • Efficient centralized administration of Emulex HBAs via powerful management tools

    Key Benefits

    • Provides superior performance for the enterprise
    • Integrates seamlessly into existing SANs
    • Supports IT server consolidation and energy conservation initiatives
    • Allows application of SAN best practices, tools and processes with virtual server deployments
    • Protects sensitive data from unauthorized access
    • Assures data availability and data integrity
    • Improves IT staff productivity through simplified deployment and management