Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Reduce costs and increase availability

Cisco MDS 9000 multilayer SAN switches can help lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of storage environments. They combine a robust, flexible hardware architecture with multiple layers of network and storage-management intelligence. With them, you can build highly available, scalable storage networks with advanced security and unified management.


Features and benefits


MDS 9000 products are adaptable, ready to accommodate future physical, virtual, and cloud environments. They have fully redundant components and fault-tolerant design.

Superior performance

MDS 9000 products provide for state-of-the-art multiprotocol and multiservice convergence. In addition, you can take advantage of a high-performance SAN extension.


Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime.

Design and deployment resource

See our interoperability matrix for a list of validated 9000 Series SAN components and configurations.


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