Delivering affordable access to high-performance SAN technology, the Cisco MDS 9020 Fabric Switch is a member of the Cisco MDS 9000 family. It features superior storage networking capabilities at a price attractive to organizations of varying sizes.

Scalable and in a space-conscious 1RU form factor, the 9020 fabric switch is fully compatible with the entire Cisco MDS product family.

Key Features and Benefits of the Cisco MDS 9020: 

  1. Performance & Scalability: 1-, 2-, and 4-Gbps Fibre Channel technology 
  2. High Availability: Nondisruptive firmware upgrades; Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF) traffic rerouting 
  3. Easy Management 

Cisco MDS 9020 Features:


  • Port speed: 4/2/1-Gbps auto-sensing, optionally configurable
  • Buffer credits: 16 per port
  • Ports per chassis: Twenty 4-, 2-, 1-Gbps Fibre Channel ports
  • Supported optics, media, and transmission distances:
  • Optics
  • Media
  • Distance
  • 4-Gbps-SW, LC SFP
  • 50/125 micron multimode
  • 150 m
  • 4-Gbps-SW, LC SFP
  • 62.5/125 micron multimode
  • 70 m
  • 4-Gbps-MR, LC SFP
  • 9/125 micron single-mode
  • 10 km
  • 4-Gbps-LW, LC SFP
  • 9/125 micron single-mode
  • 10 km

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