IBM® 2027-256 SAN Director

IBM® 2027-256 SAN Director

IBM 2027-256

TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with IBM® 2027-256 directors and continues to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

The IBM® 2027-256 reached it’s end of support on February 24, 2014

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TeamKCI will continue to support these units for as long as you use them.

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Overview

Let TeamKCI help you design the most cost-effective IBM® Storage Area Network Solution.

The IBM® 2027-256, also known as the SAN256M, is a 256-port highly scalable, partitionable director that provides dynamic switched connections between Fibre Channel servers and devices in a SAN environment.  The director can be partitioned from one to four separate directors, each with its own management and Fibre Channel services subsystems.  Ports can be configured to operate at 1, 2, 4 or 10 Gbps.

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Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of IBM® legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4hour onsite response time 24 x 7 NBD response; 9 x 5 NBD response. Round-the-clock tech support is standard with each SLA. We guaranty you will speak to a qualified engineer within 15 minutes of placing a service call any time of day or night. We support call home and dial-in features. And, will even store spare parts on your premises at no additional cost. You won’t find better third-party IBM® support anywhere.

Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed IBM® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned IBM® hardware is meticulously tested, and burned in for 24 hours. Checkout TeamKCI prices. TeamKCI is the financial alternative option that will maximize your IT dollar. Coupled with our 90-day replacement warranty.

Warranty & Support – TeamKCI offers a 90-day warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished IBM® 2027-256 (SAN256M) directors and all other pre-owned refurbished IBM® SAN equipment we sell.  Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite support are also available for an additional charge.  Learn more.

How to Get Started?
For more information on an IBM® 2027-256 (SAN256M) or any other IBM® product simply complete the TeamKCI Quick Quote form on this page or call TeamKCI at 201-934-6500 Ext. 11 for immediate assistance.

TechSpecs


Technical Specifications

Maximum Ports: 256
Minimum Ports: 32
Port Speed: 1 Gb/s or 2 Gb/s I/O ports (or a combination of both, including 10 Gb/s ports)
Upgrade: Up to Eight 32 Port Line Cards
Redundant Power: Yes
Rail Kit: Yes

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Effective November 29, 2008, IBM® withdrew the 2027-256 (SAN256M) from marketing.

To link to this announcement, click here.

Maintenance

TeamKCI maintenance services offer:

  • Spare parts stored on premises to facilitate rapid repairs and ensure that most problems can be handled with a single maintenance call.
  • Utilization of machine resident “dial-in” and “call home” features to quickly identify and diagnose anomalies before they become major problems.
  • A 24 x 7 response capability that allows our customers to speak with a product specialist within thirty minutes of placing a call any time of day or night.
  • On site response time of four hours or less.
  • Our pledge to only use tested OEM parts.
  • Prices that are at a minimum 50% less than the OEM’s list price.
  • Our promise to maintain your legacy equipment for as long as you choose to use it. TeamKCI has no End-of-Life or End-of-Support dates. We have never dropped service on any product we accepted for maintenance until our very last customer had stopped using it.
  • A lifetime rate guarantee never to escalate your initial rate.
  • Operational software support for all software and firmware you are using at its current EC level.

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