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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 27, 2022

Support for 4-port 32 Gbps HBAs on Power servers

As more companies are consolidating workloads onto smaller numbers of Power servers, their I/O needs are increasing to support those multiple workloads. To support these requirements, it would be helpful to have support for 4-port 32 Gbps Fibre Channel adapters, allowing a higher number of the top performance ports in a single system.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Oct 12, 2022

    This has now been delivered - with an announcement on 11th October 2022.

  • Guest
    Jul 27, 2022

    It has been noted that the current IBM Storage DS8000 models support a 4-port 32 Gbps FC adapter option - and those systems are built on POWER9 processor technology. So there is precedent there.