QLogic Fibre Channel Controllers (ASICs)
QLogic® Fibre Channel ASICs leverage multiple generations of technology enhancements and customer deployments with over 7.6 million ports shipped.
- The QLogic 2700 series controllers are used for both host- and target-mode implementations. These controllers deliver the ultimate in Fibre Channel for enabling flash and SSD solutions, hyper-scale virtualization, and new data center architectures.
- The QLogic 2600 series controllers are enhanced Gen 5 (16Gb) Fibre Channel HBA controllers available in dual- and quad-port. Used for both host- and target-mode implementations, these controllers deliver the ultimate in Fibre Channel performance, power utilization, reliability, and investment protection.
- The QLogic 8300 series controllers provide end-to-end data integrity with overlapping protection domain (OPD) and support for T10 DIF makes the 8300 Series controllers ideal for file- and block-based storage controller applications.
- The QLogic 2500 series controller was designed and optimized for protecting data, lowering power consumption, and achieving the highest levels of performance.
Product Comparison Chart
|EP2714||Quad-port embedded controller||Datasheet|
|EP2722||Dual-port embedded controller||Datasheet|
|EP2684||Quad port, 16GbE Fibre Channel Controller||Datasheet|
|EP2692||Enhanced Gen 5 (16Gb) Fibre Channel Controller||Datasheet|
|EP8324||16Gb Fibre Channel/10GbE to PCIe converge network controllers||Datasheet|
|EP2532||Dual port, 8 Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI Express controller||Datasheet|
Fibre Channel is one of the most deployed storage connectivity solutions in enterprise data centers and is one of the most prevalent methods of storage connectivity. Fibre Channel's low-overhead protocol, its reliability and performance also makes it the preferred choice for connecting all-flash arrays (AFAs) storage and servers.