The Cisco MDS 9148S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch (Figure 1) is the next generation of the highly reliable, flexible, and low-cost Cisco MDS 9100 Series switches. It combines high performance with exceptional flexibility and cost effectiveness. This powerful, compact one rack-unit (1RU) switch scales from 12 to 48 line-rate 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports. The Cisco MDS 9148S is powered by Cisco NX-OS and Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) software. It delivers advanced storage networking features and functions with ease of management and compatibility with the entire Cisco MDS 9000 Family portfolio for reliable end-to-end connectivity.Up to 48 autosensing Fibre Channel ports are capable of speeds of 2, 4, 8, and 16 Gbps, with 16 Gbps of dedicated bandwidth for each port. The base switch model comes with 12 ports enabled, and can be upgraded as needed with the 12-port Cisco MDS 9148S On-Demand Port Activation license to support configurations of 24, 36, or 48 enabled ports. Only the Cisco MDS 9148S scales from 12 to 48 high-performance Fibre Channel ports in a single 1RU form factor.
|Port Speed||16 Gb/s Fibre Channel|
|Number of Port||12x Fibre Channel enabled ports|
|Aggregate Switch Bandwidth||16 Gbps of dedicated bandwidth per port|
|Protocol Supported||Fibre Channel|
|Warranty Support||1 year warranty from Cisco Indonesia|