Storage Networking

March 23, 2023


Cisco Storage Networking is 20 Years Young

4 min read

Twenty years ago, Cisco started shipping the Cisco MDS 9000 storage networking switches. Since then, Cisco has introduced a number of groundbreaking storage networking innovations like Nexus switching and management technologies. These innovations have benefited our customers for decades now and have advanced the storage networking industry at large.

August 17, 2020


Cisco MDS 32G Fibre Channel Fabric switches: Small doesn’t mean less.

2 min read

When we think about fabric switches, we tend to consider low-end hardware. These typically do not require considerable memory, CPU, intense resources, or functionality. what if we had more powerful hardware with more robust feature sets in this small form factor switches that we currently see in Director-class core switches?

April 23, 2019


Explore the Power of the Data Center Anywhere with Cisco at Dell Technologies World

2 min read

Business needs the data center to be wherever data is. It needs a high-performing, scalable and flexible infrastructure with secure access to all apps and devices - at any time, from anywhere in the world.

May 2, 2016


EMC Unity and Cisco MDS: The Ultimate Storage Networking Solution for Simplicity and Value

2 min read

Facebook users post 350 million photos per day, and 4,501 per second, while Snapchat has 200 million users who share 8,796 photos per second. It took 10 years to decode the human genome, but it now can be done in less than a week. As these examples demonstrate, data is multiplying at an alarming rate […]

April 23, 2014


Cisco Live US 2014 : Looking Forward to Great Sessions on Storage Networking (FC and FCoE)

12 min read

Cisco Live 2014 is fast approaching in few weeks from now. This is an important year for Cisco Live as well as Fibre Channel (FC) along with Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) family of products. For Cisco Live : it is celebrating 25th anniversary on its home ground – Bay area, San Francisco. For Storage […]

June 13, 2013


Ease of Troubleshooting : Meet Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director

7 min read

End of April, Cisco introduced  the next generation Storage Network innovations with the new MDS 9710 Multilayer Director and new MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch (see Berna Devrim’s  blog ) . These solutions have been presented to the Storage Tech Field Day  (see blogs and videos below) , as well on the Cisco booth at different events  (ie EMC World) generating a […]

April 24, 2013


Introducing MDS 9710 and 9250i – Raising the bar on Storage Networking

2 min read

Key requirements shaping Storage Networks With Big Data, trends like Internet of Everything hitting the data center and cloud, it is an exciting time for storage networking. These trends serve as market drivers with requirements for higher bandwidth, zero downtime coupled with some top careabouts like multi-protocol storage connectivity, ease of management, fast disaster recovery, low latency at scale […]