A Host Bus Adapter controls and translates information between your device and other networked devices like storage drives. The IBM 98Y4902 Host Bus Adapter connects to your IBM DS8000 series storage system and provides a transfer rate of 8?Gb/s over eight?(8) Short-Wave Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP/FICON) connections. This IBM 98Y4902 Host Bus Adapter has been removed from a working unit, tested for complete functionality by our expert in-house IBM-Certified Technician, and is ready to ship today! Purchase with confidence, as the photos above represent the exact quality of your items, and come bundled with our 90 Day Warranty. *Please note, we have additional IBM 98Y4902 Host Bus Adapters in stock; feel free to send a message and we will update the quantity to suit your specific needs.* Thank you for choosing AltaTech for all of your lightning-fast IT needs!