Delivering affordable multiprotocol connectivity, intelligent fabric services and high-performance SAN extension and disaster recovery solutions, the Cisco MDS 9000 18/4-Port Multiservice Module also provides investment protection since it is supported in the Cisco MDS 9200 Series Switches and MDS 9500 Series Directors.

This module is excellent for mission-critical enterprise storage networks. It has 18 1/2/4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Cisco MDS 9304 module Features: 

Cards, Ports, Slots:

  • 18 fixed autosensing 1-, 2-, and 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and 4 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports


  • Port speed: 1-, 2-, and 4-Gbps autosensing, optionally configurable
  • Buffer credits: 16 per port on shared-mode ports, up to 250 per port on dedicated-mode ports, and up to 4095 per individual port on dedicated-mode ports with optional Enterprise Package license activated
  • PortChannel: Up to 16 physical links
  • FCIP tunnels: Up to 3 per port

Advanced Traffic Management:

  • Virtual output queuing
  • Up to 4095 buffer-to-buffer credits
  • PortChannels
  • FSPF – based multipathing
  • QoS

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.