Following the Cisco MDS 9124 Multilayer Fabric Switch, the 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch is appropriate as the foundation of small standalone SANs, or as an edge switch in large core-edge SAN infrastructures. It can be stacked in pairs to form a 48- or 64-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel switch.

Key Features and Benefits of the Cisco MDS 9020: 

1) Impressive flexibility and scalability 

2) VSANs for segmentation and isolation 

3) High-Availability platform 

4) Line rate 4-Gbps and 10-Gbps ports 

5) Compatible with Cisco MDS 9500 series directors and Cisco MDS 9200 and 9100 Series switches

Cisco MDS 9134 Features: 


    • 32 fixed autosensing 4-, 2-, and 1-Gbps Fibre Channel ports
    • 2 fixed 10-Gbps Fibre Channel ports
    • Base switch has 24-ports active; additional 8 ports or 2 10-Gbps ports activated on demand using the port license
    • SFPs sold separately for 4-Gbps ports (initial configuration can be set for SW (short wave), LW (long wave), or a mix of both)
    • For 10-Gbps ports, copper CX4 used for stacking and X2 optics used for connecting to SAN core


  • Port speed: 4-, 2-, and 1-Gbps autosensing, optionally configurable
  • 10 Gbps for 10-Gbps ports
  • Buffer credits: 16 per port for 4-Gbps ports and 64 per port for 10-Gbps ports
  • Ports per chassis: 32 4-Gbps ports and 2 10-Gbps Fibre Channel ports

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.