Skip to content


by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco MDS 9200 Series Multilayer Switches
Product Type: Switch
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $229.00
Original price
$0.00 - $229.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The Cisco DS-X9248-256K9 is a high-performance, 48-port Fibre Channel switch designed for use in large-scale storage area networks (SANs). With a switching capacity of up to 256 Gbps and support for advanced features such as virtual storage area networks (VSANs) and inter-VSAN routing, the DS-X9248-256K9 is an ideal solution for data center environments that require high-speed, reliable storage connectivity.

Key Feature for the DS-X9248-256K9

1. 48 ports of 8-Gbps Fibre Channel (SFP+) 
2. Up to 256-Gbps switching capacity 
3. Hot-swappable fan tray with redundant fans 
4. VSANs and inter-VSAN routing support 
5. Fabric services, including zoning and broadcast 
6. Compatible with Cisco MDS 9000 Family supervisor modules

Product Review

The Cisco DS-X9248-256K9 is an impressive hardware device featuring advanced features such as 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 256 Gigabits per second of switching capacity. It also includes 4 optional slot bays to provide additional flexibility. This device has a remarkable capacity to consolidate network traffic, allowing multiple services to be combined into a single system. The Gigabit Ethernet ports make this device ideal for larger deployments and allows for quick and easy installation. The Cisco DS-X9248-256K9 is a great choice for those looking for a powerful, reliable and expandable switching solution.


The Cisco DS-X9248-256K9 is a high-performance Fibre Channel module designed for use in Cisco MDS 9000 series switches. It boasts impressive hardware specifications, making it an ideal option for high-speed data transfer in storage area network (SAN) environments. One of the standout features of the DS-X9248-256K9 is its support for up to 48 ports, providing ample connectivity options for a range of network devices. It also includes support for advanced networking protocols such as Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Virtual SANs (VSANs), and Quality of Service (QoS), ensuring optimal network performance and reliability. The module also features advanced diagnostic features such as performance monitoring and analytics, which allows network administrators to monitor the performance of the module, including bandwidth utilization, latency, and packet loss. It also includes support for advanced security features such as Access Control Lists (ACLs) and port security, ensuring that network traffic is kept secure and protected from a range of cyber threats. Overall, the Cisco DS-X9248-256K9 is a highly capable Fibre Channel module with a range of advanced hardware specifications. Its support for a large number of ports, advanced networking protocols, QoS capabilities, diagnostic features, and security features make it an ideal choice for demanding storage area network (SAN) environments. Its easy integration with Cisco MDS 9000 series switches also makes it easy to install and manage in existing network infrastructure.

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare