What Cisco MDS 9250i Can Do For Your Business

Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM® System Storage® is an optimized platform for deploying high-performance SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services and cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for both open systems and mainframe environments. With a compact form factor and advanced capabilities normally available only on director-class switches, MDS 9250i is an ideal solution for departmental and remote branch-office SANs as well as large-scale SANs in conjunction with the Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director.
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage

Enable SAN consolidation

Enable storage area network (SAN) consolidation with integrated multiprotocol support.

Deliver high-performance FCIP

Enable cost-effective, high-performing Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) connectivity for open systems and mainframe environments and fast disaster recovery.

Support virtual storage area networks

Leverage support for virtual storage area networks (SANs), which are ideal for efficient, secure SAN consolidation.

Key features

  • Inter-VSAN routing FCIP for remote SAN extension
  • I/O Accelerator Services
  • Robust network security
  • Advanced FICON services

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