With four 8-Gbps ports and 44 4-Gbps ports providing 96 Gbps of full-duplex bandwidth, the Cisco MDS 4/44-Port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Fibre Channel Switching Module enables storage network consolidation with high-density, affordable connectivity.

With bandwidth adequate enough for most of today’s standard servers, this model also features Port Bandwidth Reservation, which facilitates switching bandwidth to be dedicated to designated ports.

Cisco MDS 9248 48k9 module Features: 


    • Port speed: 1/2/4/8-Gbps autosensing, optionally configurable
    • Buffer credits: 24-port and 48-port 8-Gbps modules: 32 per port (shared-mode ports), up to 500 per port (dedicated-mode ports), 4/44-port module: 32 per port (shared-mode ports), up to 250 per port (dedicated-mode ports), all modules: up to 4095 on an individual port (dedicated-mode ports with optional Enterprise Package license activated)
    • PortChannel: up to 16 ports

Advanced Functionality:

  • VSAN
  • IVR
  • PortChannel with Multipath Load Balancing
  • QoS-flow-based, zone-based
  • FCC
  • 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 9248 modules, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at sales@vibrant.com or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.