The Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor Module brings a blend of performance, reliability and availability. It features: hot swappable module, active-active redundancy, power and thermal management and fabric-based multipathing.

Two Cisco MDS 9500 Series supervisor modules are required per system. 

Key Features and Benefits of the Cisco MDS 9500 Sup: 

1) Advanced FICON services 

2) Scalability and Availability 

3) TCO driven design 

4) Integrated hardware-based VSANs and Inter-VSAN Routing (IVR) 

5) Multiprotocol and multitransport architecture

Cisco MDS 9500 Sup Features:

    • Product Compatibility: Cisco MDS 9506 and MDS 9509 multilayer directors
    • Software Compatibility: Cisco MDS 9000 SAN-OS Software Release 1.0(1) or later
    • Switching Bandwidth: Cisco MDS 9509 Chassis; 700 Gbps per Supervisor-1 Module (1.4 Tbps when both supervisor modules are present)

Advanced Functionality Features:

  • VSAN
  • Inter-VSAN Routing
  • PortChannel with Multipath Load Balancing
  • QoS-flow-based, zone-based
  • Fibre Channel Congestion Control
  • N_Port ID Virtualization

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco MDS Supervisor modules, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.