Qlogic SANbox SB5600 Fiber Channel Switch
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Product Information for Qlogic SANbox SB5600 Fiber Channel Switch

Highlights for Qlogic SANbox SB5600 Fiber Channel Switch

Marketing Information

SANbox 5600 let's you start small, then scale with your company┤s needs using state of the art 10Gb Fibre Channel ..stacking.. technology typically found only in high end director products. As proven in the Ethernet world, stackable architectures cut costs and increase stability by providing a dedicated, highly expandable transport for aggregate ISL traffic eliminating the disruption, port waste, and management hassles associated with using regular device ports for inter switch links. It┤s like having the performance and hands off convenience of an expensive chassis switch without the cost overhead of a chassis



  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x RJ-45 10/100Base-T Port Management
  • Number of Fiber Channel Ports: 8
  • Environmental Conditions

    General Information

  • Product Type: Fibre Channel Switch
  • Manufacturer Part Number: SB5600-08A-E
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.qlogic.com
  • Manufacturer: QLogic Corp
  • Product Model: SB5600
  • Product Name: SANbox SB5600 Fiber Channel Switch
  • Product Line: SANbox
  • Product Series: 5600
  • Brand Name: QLogic
  • I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slots: 20 x Expansion Slot
  • Slot Details: 16 x SFP (mini-GBIC)
  • Media & Performance

  • Data Transfer Rate: 4.24 Gbps Fibre Channel
  • Connectivity Media: 50/62.5 Ám Multi-mode Fiber
  • Performance: 1.86 Tbps Bandwidth
  • Distance Support: 1640 ft Multi-mode Fiber @ 2 Gbps
  • Laser Type Support: Long-wavelength Laser
  • Memory


    Additional Information

  • Stack switches for quick, easy expansion
  • On-board Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Non-Disruptive Code Load and Activation (NDCLA)
  • Hardware-enforced zoning by worldwide name
  • I/O StreamGuard for RSCN suppression
  • Adaptive ISL Trunking
  • Non-blocking, full bandwidth architecture
  • Certifications & Standards

  • US/Canada: UL/cUL, 60950-1
  • Europe: EN60950, CB Scheme-IEC 60950-1, CE, TUV, Low Voltage Directive
  • Russia: GOST R
  • Argentina: S Mark
  • Meets Class A emissions and immunity requirements for USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan
  • Green Compliance


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 1.7 Height x 17 Width x 12 Depth
  • Weight: 15 lb
  • Power Description

    Processor & Chipset

    Management & Protocols

  • Protocols: FC-SW-2
  • Management:
  • QuickTools web applet
  • Enterprise Fabric Suite 2007
  • Command Line Interface
  • API, GS-4 Management Server (including FDMI), SNMP, RADIUS, FTP, TFTP, SMI-S
  • Reliability

    Service Information

    Technical Information

  • Fabric Support: FL_Port
  • Stackable: 96 Port
  • Switching Method: Cut-through Routing
  • Topology: Point-to-Point
  • Fabric Latency: < 400 ns
  • Maximum Frame Size: 2.1 KB Payload
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: 2 Year Limited