As IT organizations continue to face the increased complexity of system configuration and ever-rising operational costs, they are looking for new ways to simplify their networking environments. To address this challenge, Dell™ offers a family of versatile switches that support both Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (B-8000e is upgradable to FCoE) to help organizations simplify their growing infrastructures. The Dell™ PowerConnect™ B-8000 Family of switches provide reliable platforms that are designed to help reduce cable clutter, equipment acquisition costs, and operational costs associated with power consumption and cooling. These unique top-of-rack switches feature a low-profile 1U form factor and low power consumption (a maximum 350 watts), leading the way toward an efficient data center.