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Cisco Fiber Switch 8 ports

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Dear All,
             I was asking about Cisco fiber switch that can be used for connection fiber SAN and 3 Host servers on my planning to build VMware virtual environment.
my needs ranges between 8 to 24 ports.

I need the series-model number and avrage price.

Thanks alot.
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by:mostabdo
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Just note that the host servers are HP DL380 G5 (not blade servers)
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The fiber SAN is ISCSI, or Fiber-Channel?
If it is ISCSI, you can use C3750-12G 12-port with GLC-SX-MM for the fiber ports and GLC-T= for the copper server ports.
If Fiber-channel, you might need to go with a Nexus 5010 with FiberChannel module, and the appropriate SFP connectors. With the Nexus, you can use a 10G NIC on the servers...
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