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HPE SN1000Q 16Gb 2P FC HBA – QW972A

The HPE StoreFabric SN1000Q 16Gb Host Bus Adapters deliver twice the I/O performance of 8 Gb Fibre Channel HBAs.

Moving to 16 Gb technology provides the infrastructure required for the more powerful servers and data intensive applications of the future.

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  • Manufacturer:HPE
  • SKU:#QW972
  • Part Number:#QW972A

Looking for a high bandwidth solution to meet the requirements of increasing server virtualization and consolidation? Finding it difficult to realize the full bandwidth potential of your server running I/O intensive applications?

HPE StoreFabric SN1000Q 16Gb Host Bus Adapters enable more rapid storage and retrieval of critical information when using high bandwidth cloud applications and storage intensive applications such as backup, database transactions and rich media. Designed for greater virtual machine density and bandwidth requirement environments, the SN1000Q 16Gb HBA enables more applications and virtual machines to run on a single server and port, resulting in reduced cabling and higher return on IT investment.

The SN1000Q 16Gb HBA is backward compatible with 8 and 4 Gb storage networks and will protect future investments. With the ability to deliver twice the I/O performance of 8 Gb FC HBAs. The SN1000Q takes Storage Networking performance and efficiency to the next level.

Port speed

  • 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel


  • Dual

Slot type

  • PCIe to Fibre Channel

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • VMware
  • Microsoft Windows Hyper-V
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Servers supported

  • HPE ProLiant platforms
  • Refer to server QuickSpecs for details regarding option support

Compatible array platforms

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Product dimensions (H x W x D)

6.63 x 0.63 in


2.5 lb

Warranty – year(s) (parts/labor/onsite)

  • 3/0/0
3 years

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