Part of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family the 4-Port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module offers excellent performance with 10-Gbps link bandwidth, 80 Gbps of continuous aggregate bandwidth per module, and sophisticated features to make multilayer SANs a reality. And, this model provides over five times the effective link bandwidth of 2-Gbps Fibre Channel products.

It also features high performance ISLs to support up to 16 links in a single PortChannel and advanced FICON features. The MDS 9000 4-Port 10-Gbps switching module is also high scalable – up to 44 10-Gbps ports can be integrated into a single chassis, and 132 ports can be incorporated into a single 42-unit rack.

Cisco MDS 9704 module Features: 


    • Port speed: 10-Gbps fixed speed
    • Buffer credits: 250 per port (default), up to 4095 on an individual port (with optional Enterprise Package license activated)
    • PortChannel: up to 16 ports
    • Supported Cisco optics, media, and transmission distances

Optics Media Distance :

10 Gbps-SR, SC X2 10 Gbps-SR, SC X2 10 Gbps-LR, SC X2 10 Gbps-ER, SC X2 10 Gbps-SR, SC Ethernet X2 10 Gbps-SR, SC Ethernet X2 10 Gbps-Ethermet DWDM X2 50/125-micron (enhanced) multimode 62.5/125-micron multimode 9/125-micron single-mode 9/125-micron single-mode 50/125-micron (enhanced) multimode 62.5/125-micron multimode 300 m 33 m 10 km 40 km 300 m 33 m 

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco MDS 9704 modules, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.