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Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch
Get Cost-Effective, Intelligent Services
The Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch delivers state-of-the-art multiprotocol and distributed fabric services, along with advanced capabilities. This high-density Fibre Channel (FC) switch scales up to 66 FC ports, and offers:
- High-performance SAN extension for remote replication and disaster recovery solutions
- Intelligent fabric services, such as storage media encryption (SME) and data mobility manager (DMM)
- Cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for both open systems and mainframes
- Integrated hardware-based virtual fabric isolation, with standard virtual SANs (VSANs) and optional FC routing with inter-VSAN routing
- Remote SAN extension, with high-performance FC over IP (FCIP), compression, and I/O Accelerator
The Cisco MDS 9222i features a compact 3-rack-unit (3RU) form factor, expansion slot capability, comprehensive network security framework modularity, and IPv6 readiness. It is an ideal solution for departmental and remote branch-office SANs requiring director-class, intelligent services solutions at a lower cost.
- Long distance over FC with extended buffer-to-buffer credits (with the Enterprise package)
- Multiprotocol and mainframe support (FC, FCIP, Small Computer System Interface over IP [iSCSI], and IBM Fibre Connection [FICON])
- Capability to migrate block data without disruptions across heterogeneous storage volumes over long distances with DMM
- SME for secure encryption of data stored on heterogeneous tapes, virtual tape libraries, and disk arrays
- Multiple high-performance intelligent applications with the 16-port storage services node with four engines
Why Choose the Cisco MDS 9000 Family?
Miercom Award to Cisco MDS Team
(All Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multiservice Switches At-a-Glance)
Cisco Storage Networking Statement of Direction (PDF - 827 KB)
(All Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multiservice Switches Data Sheets)