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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Advanced Fibre Channel Switching Module - Switch - managed - 48 x 8Gb Fibre Channel SFP+ - plug-in module (DS-X9248-256K9)

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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Advanced Fibre Channel Switching Module - Switch - managed - 48 x 8Gb Fibre Channel SFP+ - plug-in module
  • MacMall Part #: 8950743 
  • Manufacturer Part #: DS-X9248-256K9 
  • Platform: Universal 

For the most demanding storage networking environments, the 32-port 8-Gbps advanced Fiber Channel switching module delivers uncompromising performance. The 32-port 8-Gbps advanced switching module delivers fullduplex aggregate performance of 512 Gbps, making this module well suited for attachment of high-performance 8-Gbps storage subsystems or either 8- or 10-Gbps Inter-Switch Links (ISLs).This 8-Gbps advanced module enables you to consolidate SAN deployments with fewer hardware components, consolidate workloads from hundreds of virtual machines with unparalleled performance, and scale with incremental updates as your SAN grows while protecting your existing investment. Cisco MDS 9000 Family 8-Gbps Advanced Fiber Channel Switching Module also provides Cisco VMpath technology, which enables advanced virtual machine-aware SAN provisioning and monitoring for virtualized data centers. With Cisco VMpath, you can monitor, manage, and control SAN resource allocation and performance on a per-virtual machine basis and map out paths all the way from the server to storage, enabling tracking of mission-critical workloads end-to-end.Cisco MDS 9000 Family Advanced Fiber Channel Switching Module is hot-swappable and compatible with 10-Gbps interfaces, and it supports hot-swappable Enhanced Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) transceivers. Each port supports 500 buffer credits for exceptional extensibility without requiring additional licensing.The 8-Gbps advanced Fiber Channel switching module continues to provide previously available features such as - predictable performance and high availability, advanced traffic management capabilities, integrated VSANs and IVR, resilient high-performance ISLs, comprehensive security frameworks, fault detection and isolation of errored packets, and sophisticated diagnostics.

Technical Specs

Device Type Switch - 48 ports - managed
Enclosure Type Plug-in module
Subtype Fibre Channel
Ports 48 x 8Gb Fibre Channel SFP+
Fibre Channel FC-DA, FC-FLA, FC-FS, FC-GS-3, FC-GS-4, FC-MI, FC-PH, FC-PH-2, FC-PH-3, FC-PI, FC-PLDA, FC-SB-2, FC-SB-3, FC-SW, FC-SW-2, FC-SW-3, FC-Tape, FC-VI, FC-SP, FCP-4, FC-BB-2, FCP, FCP-2, FC-PI-2, FC-BB-5, FC-BB-3, FC-FS-2, FC-GS-5, FC-SW-4, FCP-3, FC-LS, FC-MI-2, FC-PI-4, FC-FS-3, FC-GS-6, FC-PI-3, FC-SW-5, FC-BB-4, FC-IFR, FAIS, FAIS-2
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 3, SSH-2, CLI
Encryption Algorithm AES
Authentication Method RADIUS, TACACS+, Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2), DH-CHAP
Features Full duplex capability, hot swap module replacement, auto-sensing per device, Syslog support, Virtual Route Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) support, Quality of Service (QoS), Port Security
Status Indicators Port status, power, system
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 48 x SFP+
Compliant Standards CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, VCCI Class A ITE, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, AS/NZS 60950-1, ICES-003 Class A, EN300-386, UL 60950-1 Second Edition, GB 4943, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
Dimensions & Weight
Width 14 in
Depth 16 in
Height 1.2 in
Weight 10.49 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support 1 year warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - advance parts replacement - 1 year - response time: 10 days
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 32 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
Min Storage Temperature -40 °F
Max Storage Temperature 167 °F
Humidity Range Storage 10 - 95% (non-condensing)
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