The Cisco MDS 9000 Storage Services Module has been specially designed to support Intelligent Fabric Applications from multiple partners, including EMC, IBM and Veritas. It has thirty-two Fibre Channel ports and embedded ASICs created to boost performance for third party Intelligent Fabric Applications.

With 32 ports of Fibre Channel switching, you won’t have to compromise port density or I/O performance. And, security and stability are enhanced with VSANs and IVR. The Storage Services Module is hot-swappable and entirely integrates into the Cisco MDS 9000 Family high-availability architecture. 

Cisco MDS 9032 SSM Features:

  • Port speed: 1/2 Gbps autosensing, optionally configurable
  • Buffer credits: Up to 255 per port
  • PortChannel: Up to sixteen 2 Gbps ports
  • Product Compatibility: Cisco MDS 9000 Family
  • Software Compatibility: Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2.0 (2b) or later
  • FC-WA: Lowers latency and improves the operational performance for SCSI writes over a distance

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco MDS 9032 modules, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.