Storage Networking

Cisco MDS 9000 FICON Solutions

Improve Scalability, Reliability, and Efficiency

The Cisco MDS FICON solution portfolio can help:

  • Support all important System z applications, such as GDPS, XRC, and tape extension
  • Support all previous generations of ESCON and Bus/Tag devices
  • Ensure robust architecture
  • Build cost-effective, consolidated SANs
  • Improve efficiency and reduce total cost of ownership

Components of the Cisco MDS FICON solution include:

These products deliver many of the same benefits as mainframe systems, and improve management of data center resources.

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Miercom Award to Cisco MDS

Cisco MDS 9000 is rated best for reliability and non-blocking performance.
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Accelerate DASD Replication

Learn how to accelerate IBM z/OS Global Mirror with the Cisco MDS 9000.
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Quick Data Migration and ROI

Learn how a financial enterprise moved a 3 TB database in less than 3 hours.
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Migrate to Cisco MDS 9000 FICON

Find out how to consolidate older I/O infrastructures on a modern platform.
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Cisco MDS 9000 FICON Overview

Build a robust IBM System z I/O infrastructure using the Cisco MDS 9000.
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