ViON presents the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Multilayer Directors featuring a broad set of intelligent features onto a high performance, open-protocol switch fabric. Addressing the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments, the Cisco MDS 9500 directors provide:
- High availability
- Ease of management
- Transparent integration of new technologies.
By using the Cisco MDS 9500 Series, you can deploy high-performance SANs with low total cost of ownership.
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Multilayer Directors support a mix of 2-, 4-, and 8-Gbps Fibre Channel switching modules within the same chassis to provide investment protection and advanced capabilities. You can use any of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family switching modules in this highly scalable system.
Defining the Multilayer Director, the Cisco MDS 9500 Series multilayer directors elevate the standard for director-class switches. Providing industry-leading availability, scalability, security and management, the Cisco MDS 9500 Series allows businesses to deploy the highest-performance SANs, with the lowest TCO in the industry. Layering a rich set of intelligent features onto a high performance, protocol-independent switch fabric, the Cisco MDS 9500 Series addresses the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments.
Available in 6-slot, 9-slot and 13-slot configurations, the Cisco MDS 9500 Series supports 1-Gbps, 2-Gbps, 4-Gbps, 8-Gbps and 10-Gbps Fibre Channel port speeds, up to 528 1/2/4/8-Gbps autosensing Fibre Channel ports in a single chassis and up to 1584 Fibre Channel ports per rack.
Cisco MDS 9500 Series multilayer directors are also ready for integration of future high-speed standards, helping ensure continued investment protection.
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