Cisco MDS 9000 multilayer SAN switches can help lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of storage environments. They combine a robust, flexible hardware architecture with multiple layers of network and storage-management intelligence. With them, you can build highly available, scalable storage networks with advanced security and unified management.
The Cisco MDS 9000 Family comprises both hardware and software products.
MDS 9000 products are adaptable, ready to accommodate future physical, virtual, and cloud environments. They have fully redundant components and fault-tolerant design.
MDS 9000 products provide for state-of-the-art multiprotocol and multiservice convergence. In addition, you can take advantage of a high-performance SAN extension.
See our interoperability matrix for a list of validated 9000 Series SAN components and configurations.