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QLogic 16Gb FC Single-port HBA

The QLogic 16 Gb FC Single-port Host Bus Adapter (HBA) is a sixth generation Fibre Channel Adapter. It offers 16 Gbps line-rate performance at extremely low CPU utilization with full hardware offloads. Support for powerful virtualization features make this adapter ideal for virtualized environments that need excellent input/output (I/O) performance to service growing numbers of virtual machines (VMs).

Graphic of the adapter

The QLogic 16Gb FC Single-port HBA provides ThinkSystem servers with high-speed access to a Fibre Channel storage area network through a single port.


The first time that you install the QLogic 16 Gb FC Single-port HBA in a ThinkSystem server, you must update the firmware for the adapter to a level that is supported by ThinkSystem servers. The first time that you update the firmware, you might need to follow the procedures listed here:

Updating adapter firmware

After the initial firmware update, you can use normal firmware update procedures for future updates.

More information about the adapter is available at the following site:

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