Achieve High-End Storage Connectivity
Cisco MDS 9000 Family 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules deliver intelligence and consistent, predictable high performance to support the most demanding storage applications. With industry-leading 528 8-Gbps port density and twice the bandwidth of earlier-generation Cisco MDS Fibre Channel switching modules, Cisco MDS 9000 Family 8-Gbps Fibre Channel switching modules help you consolidate large-scale SANs with fewer chassis to reduce space, power, and cooling requirements and lower your total cost of ownership.
Cisco MDS 9000 8-Gbps Modules Video Data Sheet
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Learn more about Cisco MDS 9000 8-Gbps Modules. (4:21 min)
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Three module configurations offer tiered connectivity to address the diverse SAN performance requirements:
- Cisco MDS 9000 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules are an ideal solution for Inter-Switch Links (ISLs) and high-end storage connectivity
- Cisco MDS 9000 48-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules deliver an ideal balance of performance and port density for connection of highly virtualized servers
- Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules offer an affordable solution for consolidating standard servers
Cisco MDS 9000 8-Gbps modules support both 4-Gbps Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) and 8-Gbps SFP+ optics. They are supported in MDS 9500 Director chassis alongside previous-generation 4-Gbps and 2-Gbps modules, preserving customer investments.
Cisco MDS 9000 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Modules Overview (Flash)
Cisco MDS 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules and Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS features and benefits overview.
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