SANLink* offers dual 4Gbit/s Fibre Channel ports that auto negotiate 1-, 2- or 4-Gbit/s FC connectivity and is compatible with Apple 4Gbit/s SFP-SFP cables as well as optical SFPs with optical cabling. The SANLink adapter runs at full-duplex bandwidth over a single Thunderbolt connection and delivers full native FC speeds. Dual Thunderbolt I/O ports allow SANLink to daisychain up to a total of six Thunderbolt devices, including products such as PROMISE Pegasus Thunderbolt RAID storage systems, Apple Thunderbolt Displays, and Mini DisplayPort devices.
SANLink enables any system with Thunderbolt I/O technology—such as the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, or Mac mini—to connect to the Fibre Channel SAN. SANLink is a fully qualified solution for Mac OS X and Xsan. Now, any system can connect or act as Xsan server without system type limitations. SANLink is the perfect qualified companion for use with PROMISE VTrak x10 and x30 series Fibre Channel RAID subsystems, as well as other industry-standard Fibre Channel enabled storage devices.
Simple and elegant in design, SANLink delivers an out-of-the-box solution, requiring zero software install and working simply by plugging SANLink into a Thunderbolt port and power adapter.
- Dual 4Gbit/s Fibre Channel ports
- Dual Thunderbolt enabled ports
- No software installation required
- Qualified with Mac OS X v10.6.8 and v10.7 with Thunderbolt Software Update 1.0 or greater
- Qualified with Xsan and StorNext
- Whisper-quiet, fanless design
Did you notice?To use a SANLink adapter with your Mac, you'll need a Thunderbolt cable
Apple Recommends ForConnect notebook and desktop systems to a Fibre Channel SAN at native Fibre Channel speeds using a Thunderbolt port.
What's in the Box?
- SANLink Adapter with dual 4Gbit/s Fibre Channel and dual Thunderbolt ports
- Quick start guide
- Power adapter
- Connections: Thunderbolt,Fibre Channel
- Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later, or Mac OS X Server v10.7 or later
- Mac with Thunderbolt port
- Thunderbolt cable
- Xsan 2.0 or later
- Mfr. Part Number: F29SANL22000000
- UPC or EAN No.: 704118087556
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: Promise 3-Year Limited Warranty
- *SANLink is only compatible with systems that have Thunderbolt High Speed I/O ports.
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Can you connect two computers with this, since there are two thunderbolt ports, or is it only for daisy chaining thunderbolt ports?
- Asked by Rob R from Durham
- Jan 4, 2012
No. The second port is for daisy-chaining the Thunderbolt buss through to another device. You cannot No. The second port is for daisy-chaining the Thunderbolt buss through to another device. You cannot connect two computers to this device to share a Fibre-Channel peripheral. …
- Answered by Emilijo M from Stanhope Gardens
- Jan 31, 2012
Can I boot to a startup disk on my Fibre RAID with this?
- Asked by Christopher W from Fairhope
- Jul 23, 2013
No answers yet
Can I use this to connect an xserve raid to a mac mini
- Asked by Anselm A from Carenage
- Feb 4, 2013
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Will this connect a macpro with fibre card to a thunderbolt drive like the pegasus raid?
- Asked by Tyler C from Houston
- Sep 12, 2011
No. This is simply an adapter for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac to connect to Fibre Channel infrastructur No. This is simply an adapter for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac to connect to Fibre Channel infrastructure such as an Xsan. It does not allow a Mac Pro with an FC card to connect to any Thunderbolt peripherals. …
- Answered by Mark M from Johnstown
- Sep 12, 2011
Could this be used to connect a thunderbolt mac to a HP tape library with a 4Gb native FC interface (eg an LTO-4 Ultrium 1840)
- Asked by Darryl R from South Brisbane
- Jan 3, 2012
Can I buy 2 of these, plug one into each iMac and connect the iMacs together Via the devices so that I can transfer files between the 2 iMacs?
- Asked by Steven M from Mccomb
- Oct 31, 2011