Cisco launched MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch, the Next Gen storage services platform in 2013 and today we are announcing the general availability of MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch, the first fixed 16GFC platform available in the MDS series.
The MDS 9250i eliminate service sprawl and offers a single platform for multiprotocol storage, like Fibre Channel, FCoE, FICON, FCIP, and iSCSI. On top of being a protocol multi-tool, the MDS 9250i provides high-performance SAN Extension solutions that leverage a rich set of Storage Services (i.e IO Accelerator (IOA), and Data Mobility Migration (DMM).) Specifically, it offers:
- 40 Ports of line-rate16G FC,
- 8 Ports 10GE FCoE and
- 2 Ports 10GE FCIP/iSCSI
Cisco MDS 9250i is available through partners as of today. Please check with OSM's for availibility dates.