IBM BladeCenter SAS Connectivity Card (CIOv)

The IBM BladeCenter SAS Connectivity Card (CIOv) is a Serial Attached SCSI (small computer system interface) (SAS) device. Data is sent and received from the blade server through the SAS Connectivity Card to the I/O-module bays in the BladeCenter unit.

See the Installation Guide for the IBM BladeCenter SAS Connectivity Card (CIOv).

For information sources that are external to this information center, see Additional information sources.

Refer to the online Configuration and Options Guide for a list of which BladeCenter units support which parts. Select the BladeCenter chassis and click Options > I/O to see supported I/O switch modules for the chassis.

Important: This part of the BladeCenter information center provides installation guides for I/O modules, including modules that are no longer available from IBM. To find the modules that are currently available, go to the BladeCenter Open Fabric (I/O) Web site.