Compatible with products in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family, the MDS 9000 4-Port IP Storage Services Module offers flexible configuration options, such as four hot-swappable, Small Form-Factor Pluggable, LC Gigabit Ethernet interfaces.

The modules can be configured with short-wave, long-wave or extended-reach SFPs for connectivity up to 100 kilometers. All ports are also configurable for both FCIP and iSCSI. 

This module offers flexible IP storage services, easier business continuance and storage consolidation, full security, FCIP for remote SAN extension and VSANs and IVR to improve SAN security and stability.

Cisco MDS 9304 SMIP module Features:

    • Cards/Ports/Slots: Four fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports


    • Port speed: 1-Gbps Ethernet
    • IP storage services ports per chassis: 4 to 48 ports per chassis
    • IP storage services ports per rack: Up to 144 ports per 42U rack
    • FCIP tunnels: up to 3 per ports
    • EtherChannel: Up to 2 1-Gbps ports
    • Supported Optics, Media, and Transmission Distances

Optics Media Distance: 

1-Gbps-SX, LC SFP 50/125 micron multimode 550 m 1-Gbps-SX, LC SFP 62.5/125 micron multimode 275 m 1-Gbps-LX/LH, LC SFP 9/125 or 10/125 micron single-mode 10 km 1-Gbps-CWDM, LC SFP 9/125 micron single-mode Up to 100 km 

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco MDS 9304 modules, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.