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Cisco MDS 9513

The flagship of the Cisco MDS 9500 Series, the Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director elevates the standard for director-class switches. The industry-leading scalability, availability, security, and management offered by the Cisco MDS 9513 allows businesses to: Deploy highly scalable, high-performance storage area networks (SANs), Maintain an extremely low total cost of ownership (TCO), Meet the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments , Compatible with first- and second-generation Cisco MDS 9000 Series switching modules, the Cisco MDS 9513 provides advanced functionality and unparalleled investment protection, enabling organizations to use any of the Cisco MDS 9000 family switching modules in this highly scalable system.

Product highlights

Key featuresBenefits
  • Modular System 
  • Comprehensive range of blades
  • Large port count per box
  • Pay as you grow
  • A lot of enterprise features
  • Cross technology platform
  • Data transport via FC, IP and iSCSI
  • Compatibility modes to Brocade and McData
  • Serviceability
  • Redundant components
  • Advanced administration
  • Superior structuring and security capabilities (VSAN, ruled based access control)