High performance computing (HPC) solutions have used InfiniBand networks to meet the needs of the most demanding set of applications and grand challenges. Customers have the ability to internally or externally manage the modular IB switch. The QLogic 12300 is part of the 12000 series of products that delivers an unmatched set of high speed networking features and functions.
Simple installation and configuration
Using the installation and configuration wizards contained in the IFS package allows end users to bring up fabrics in days instead of weeks. Low latency. QLogic's 12300 provides scalable, predictable low latency, even at 90% traffic utilization. Predictable latency means HPC applications can easily be scaled without having to worry about diminished cluster performance or costly system tuning efforts.
The QLogic 12300 advanced design is based on an architecture that provides a comprehensive set of virtual fabric partitioning capabilities that enable the IB fabric to support the evolving requirements of an organization. The TrueScale architecture, together with IFS, allows the fabric to be shared by mission critical applications while delivering maximum bandwidth utilization.
The 12000 series of switch products adhere to the IBTA version 1.2 specification, ensuring the ability to interoperate with all other IBTA compliant devices.
The highly available 12300 design is built around state of the art fault detection and recovery capabilities. It ships with hot swappable, redundant power and cooling modules.
Easy to manage
Customers can manage the 12300 by utilizing an optional embedded capability and by taking advantage of QLogic's advanced IFS software to facilitate quicker installation and configuration. IFS has advanced tools to verify fabric configuration, topology and performance. Faults are automatically isolated to the component level and reported.
Maximum performance is delivered with the minimal power and cooling requirements as part of QLogic's star power commitment to developing green solutions for the data center.