NIAGARA 2298 Modular 10/100/1000 Active External Copper and fiber Failover /
Network Bypass for Network reliability and Security appliances
Modular External Active Bypass for Gigabit Ethernet
Plug & Play
Niagara 2298 is a modular external Fiber & Copper Bypass unit for Gigabit Ethernet & Fiber Channel.
Niagara 2298 supports up to four segments. The four segments could be a combination of Copper, single mode fiber or multi Mode fiber.
Niagara 2298 is designed with a built-in bypass circuit to provide maximum up time for the network.
Niagara 2298 protects the network up time by removing the failed server off line without any interruption to data traffic.
Plug & Play
Niagara 2298 is a plug and play device. No need to add drivers to the appliance.
Niagara 2298 generates the heartbeat and passes to the appliance in band with data traffic.
Niagara 2298 utilizes two redundant external power supplies for maximum reliability.
Niagara 2298 deploys passive bypass along with active switching for fail safe operation.
All Essential Features
Niagara 2298 provide five major features that are essential in today’s data centers
Support 1000 base T, 1000 SX and LX
One TAP Port
Copper to Fiber Conversion
Niagara 2298 emails system administrator in case of:
Power failure on one of the redundant power supplies
Change of state from inline to bypass on any modules
Change of state from bypass to inline on any modules
Loss of link on any of sixteen ports
Loss of heartbeat from any module
Temperature inside the chassis exceed maximum recommended limit
Niagara 2298 supports SNMP, TCP/IP, UDP, web based management and therefore could be fully managed though the network.