QLogic PCI Express, Dual Port, 8Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapter (HBA)

Price: $1,050.00
Part Number: QLE2562
Manufacturer: QLogic
Condition: Brand New
Availability: In Stock
Warranty: One Year
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The QLE2562 is a PCI Express, dual port, Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapter (HBA). The QLE2562 is part of the QLE2500 HBA product family that offers next generation 8 Gb FC technology, meeting the business requirements of the enterprise data center. Features of this HBA includes throughput of 3200 MBps (full-duplex), 200,000 initiator and target I/Os per second (IOPS) per port, and StarPower™ technology-based dynamic and adaptive power management. Benefits include optimizations for virtualization, power, reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS), and security.


  • Dual Port 8Gb Fibre Channel
  • 200,000 initiator and target IOPs Per Port
  • Offers up to 3200 MBps throughput at full duplex/port
  • 256 Queue Pairs for enhanced Virtualization performance
  • SAN-Level Authentication (FC-SP), Fabic Level Isolation (NPIV) and End-to-End Data Integrity (T10)
  • Dynamic Power management through StartPower™ Link Training
  • Unified HBA Driver and Firmware Architecture

Fibre Channel Specifications:

  • 8/4/2 Gb auto-negotiation
  • Class of service: 2 and 3
  • Topology: FC-AL, FCAL2, point to point, switched fabric
  • Protocols: FCP-3-SCSI, FC-Tape (FCP-2)
  • HBA Distance Support: with Multi-Mode optics (with various cable types) at 8Gb rate - OM1-21m, OM2=50m, OM3-150m

Form Factor

  • Low-profile PCI Express card (6.6 in x 2.54 in)


  • Management Tools:
    • SANsurfer® FC HBA Manager SANsurfer FC HBA CLI
  • Device Utilities:
    • Utilities for flashing boot code Linux scripting tools
  • Boot support:
    • BIOS, Fcode, UEFI, EFI
  • APIs:


  • Power consumption: 6.2 Watts (typical)
  • Operating temperature: 0° to 55°C (32° to 131°F)
  • Airflow required: None
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F)
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (operating, non-condensing) and 5% to 93% (non-operating, non-condensing)

Software Environments

  • Windows
  • Linux Red Hat® AS 4.7, 5.2
  • Novell® SLES 10 SP2
  • Vmware® ESX Server 3.5 and 3i (Coming Soon)

Hardware Environments

  • IA32 (x86), IA64, Intel® 64
  • AMD™ Opteron64
  • Sun™ SPARC®


  • US/Canada: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A, ICES-003, Class A
  • Europe: EN55022, Class A
  • New Zealand/Australia: AS/NZS 3548 Class A
  • Japan: VCCI V-3/2004.4, Class A
  • Korea: MIC
  • Taiwan: BSMI (CNS 13438)
  • US/Canada: Safety Approvals UL, cUL - UL60950, CSA C22.2 No.60950, Class 1 Laser Product per DHHS 21CFR J
  • Europe: Safety Approvals 73/23/ECC Low Voltage Directive
  • TUV: EN60950-1:2001, EN60825-1:1994+A1+A2, EN60825- 2:1994+A1
  • RoHS 6 Compliant for environmental requirements

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