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The only active-passive dual-ported FC arrays I am aware of are the EMC/Clariion line. I imagine that there are others but I am not familiar with them. Since features and characteristics of commercial items change all the time, I recommend that you contact your EMC sales team for additional information. I do question why you are pursuing active/passive arrays, though. Active/active arrays are much more prevalent and the technology is available in both pure hardware form and in a hardware/software hybrid approach which can be a lot less expensive. Evan L. Marcus
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