The IBM range of SAN switches can be traced back to the 1st generation 2109's, supporting 1 and 2GB networks to the modern 8GB devices ( IBM 2498 and IBM 2499 switches, supporting 24 ports through to 512 on a fully configured SAN768B ). more
From the first generation 2109 through to the current SAN range, IBM's SAN switches are freely available in the used market and are typically ex-stock, so please contact us to check on the configurations available. Upgrades are possible - additional GBICS and licences - and we consider the maintenance costs when proposing these solutions. Maintenance companies, please be aware that we can provide FRU and part number level components on many of these items.
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- Stock Position: Multiple configirations available
- Saving on list: 50-95%
- Condition: Refurbished
- Warranty: 30 Day RTB + Guaranteed maintenance acceptance
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Will this be the first SAN solution in the enterprise? Are you comparing FC SAN with iSCSI options? If you would like to talk to a specialist about Storage Area Networks, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team.
Our Technical Services team can provide a full site service for our SAN solutions. From initial design - FC or iSCSI and more - through to site installation, our Storage team have decades of experience in IBM and HP storage solutions
What switches will work best in your datacentre? Speak to us about your existing environment and we will help size and configure your SAN Solution. Alternatively, if you want to test, or complete a Proof of Concept, we can help by providing access to our Datacentres or provide a PoC at your site.
Are you looking for Technical advice or do you have support issues? Our team may be able to help. With decades of SAN experience, we will be glad to help if at all possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us.
All our refurbished SAN products are supplied with a 30 day warranty and are guaranteed for maintenance acceptance. We can also provide a maintenance quote from both IBM and reputable Third Party maintainers should you wish.
The functionality and durability of IT products far exceeds the typical 1st user life-cycle. Processors, disk, memory, features etc. are normally readily available in our market within a year of launch, whilst they are still sold new! All items are covered by a combination of our warranty and manufacturer maintenance acceptance. The only difference is price. Pay less and get more.
Covenco have 30 years experience in IT solutions and our client base includes some of the largest IT users in the UK - many of whom have been clients for years. We build lasting relationships based on providing good advice, value and delivering on our promises. Please look at our 'About Us' section to learn more.
Covenco have been specialising in recycling for nearly two decades - after all, refurbishing and reselling your redundant hardware is the most green and efficient way of disposing of an asset. Where an asset has a value and can be resold, we will always pay a fair price.
However, not everything will have a resale value so if you need a complete solution, we can provide a turnkey service to collect all your redundant electrical assets and recycle the components, keeping the waste to an absolute minimum.
We arrange collection and can provide documentation to satisfy your compliancy audits.
We can also provide a data destruction service to ensure any sensitive data you may have is properly protected.
Contact us today to learn more.
Most SAN solutions utilise switches, disk, tape and other products that have been available in our market for a number of years now. This means that Covenco can supply upgrades and parts for the majority of SAN installations at fractions of the list price.
Our technical experts understand your configuration outputs - so we can establish your current configuration and all the products you may need in your upgrade.
These components will be ex-stock and therefore available in 24-48hrs, will be guaranteed acceptable for maintenance and can include installation if you desire.
We can then supply all the engineering and support services you may need - including a maintenance contract on the new parts if required.
Contact your Covenco sales rep for more details today.
Are you looking for technical support for IBM SAN?
Our technical teams can provide support and assistance for :-
IBM SAN Configuration and options - if you have a configuration in mind our experts can take your existing system details, or your intended configuration, and by utilising configuration tools and their experience, they can provide a certified configuration, advice on your options and suggest alternatives you may not have considered.
Installation - our site engineering team can provide a full installation service for any products we supply, contact us to learn more.
IBM SAN Troubleshooting and advice - if you are having problems configuring your system, have an error message or have a failed part - regardless of whether we supplied the product or not - we will be glad to help if we can. Please do not hesitate to contact our sales team and we will arrange for one of our technicians to call.
Looking for a leasing or rental solution for your IBM SAN ?
Our rental solutions are available for hardware configurations of all sizes . All of our rentals have flexible terms - as short as one week through to months and years, and can often be delivered in 48-72hrs. With a full installation service and maintenance available, plus the option to allow the minimum term to be extended or the contract converted from rental to ownership at any point, a rental from Covenco provides flexibility and value for money.
Despite the general reduction in the cost of hardware this past decade, the costs of implementing a large solution are still considerable, and it can be very important to find the right finance solution to compliment your chosen hardware. Covenco can access a number of funding sources to provide solutions for projects as small as £10,000 through to multi-million pound data centre upgrades. Depending on the equipment involved, the lease term could be from as little as 12 months, through to five years.
Contact Covenco today. We specialise in excellent financial solutions for computer hardware.