Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage

IBM Redbooks Product Guide

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This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch. The Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch, the next generation of the highly flexible, industry-leading, and proven Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multiservice Switches, 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 that are available only on director-class switches, the Cisco MDS 9250i is an ideal solution for departmental and remote branch-office SANs and as in large-scale SANs with the Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director.

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This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage. The MDS 9250i, the next generation of the highly flexible, industry-leading, and proven Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multiservice Switches, 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.

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19 May 2014

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