A New Benchmark for Performance
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Cloud Scale Storage Networking
Cisco MDS 9000 Series SAN switches help IT teams to lower total cost of ownership while improving resiliency and agility.
Versatile and Flexible Fabric Switch
Cisco extends SAN innovations to small SANs and private clouds, with new switches, deployment options, and automation. The new versatile enterprise-class MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch delivers ease of management, a pay-as-you-grow entry-level price model, and plug-and-play installation.Learn More
Three Times the Performance
The MDS 9700 Directors establishes a new benchmark for performance, delivering more than three times the bandwidth of any director in the industry. Use it to optimize your storage connectivity for mission-critical applications, massive amounts of data, solid state drives, and cloud-based environments. With the Cisco MDS 9710 and Cisco MDS 9706, you can still utilize current IT operations and knowledge.Watch Video
Industry's Most Reliable Storage Director
The MDS 9000 Series is capable of decades of nonstop operations. We're taking that to the next level. The MDS 9700 Series Director includes N+1 fabric, fully redundant components, and fault-tolerant architectural design.Read Report
Greater Flexibility with Multiprotocol Innovations
The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of products provides superb flexibility with multiprotocol innovations, unlike disparate solutions. A single, proven OS across your entire data center LAN and SAN, coupled with a single point of management, makes it easier to adopt new technologies and maintain consistent networking operations.Read Boeing Case Study
Simplified Infrastructure and Management
MDS switches help increase switching capacity while minimizing cabling and management costs. Protect your investments in storage networking and improve operational agility. To gain efficiency and deliver faster application deployments, Our solution helps enable workflow-based provisioning through integration with industry-leading cloud management platforms.Read Case Study