Cisco Fabric Extender for HPE BladeSystem
Providing an extension of the Cisco Nexus switch fabric to the HPE server edge, the Cisco Fabric Extender for HPE BladeSystem behaves like a remote line card to a parent Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, or 9000 series switch. The Cisco Fabric Extender and the parent Nexus switch form a distributed modular system. The Fabric Extender for HPE BladeSystem forwards traffic to the Cisco Nexus switches over eight 10 GbE uplinks.
The Cisco Fabric Extender can switch Ethernet, FCoE, or iSCSI traffic according to policies established by the parent Nexus switch—all from a single point of management.
Features: • 16 internal 1/10 Gb downlinks
• Maximum per HPE BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure is 8