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Product Line: Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors
Product Type: FABRIC Module
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Product Description

The Cisco DS-X9710-FAB1 is a high-performance fabric module designed for the Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director. It provides up to 1.2 Tbps of switching capacity and enables high-speed data transfers between modules in the director. This module is ideal for large-scale data centers and storage networks that require high bandwidth and low latency.

Key Feature for the DS-X9710-FAB1

1. Provides up to 1.2 Tbps of switching capacity 
2. Offers four fabric channels with a speed of 300 Gbps each 
3. Supports up to 384 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports or 384 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports 
4. Uses virtual output queuing for low-latency, lossless packet forwarding 
5. Offers redundancy features such as hot-swappable components and N+1 power supply 
6. Compatible with Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director

Product Review

The Cisco DS-X9710-FAB1 is a high-performance fabric module designed for use in data center networks. It provides up to 550 Gbps of full-duplex bandwidth and supports advanced features such as Virtual Device Context (VDC) and Virtual Output Queue (VOQ) technologies for efficient traffic management. With support for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and other storage protocols, this module is a versatile solution for modern data center environments.


The DS-X9710-FAB1 is a fabric module for the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors, designed to provide high-speed connectivity and reliable performance for large-scale storage area networks (SANs). This fabric module features a maximum capacity of 24 terabits per second (Tbps), making it a suitable option for high-demand networking applications. The DS-X9710-FAB1 is equipped with advanced networking features, including support for virtual SANs (VSANs), quality of service (QoS) prioritization, and intelligent storage networking services. These features enable network administrators to optimize network performance, prioritize traffic, and manage network traffic flow more efficiently. This fabric module also features a high level of reliability, with hot-swappable components that allow for uninterrupted operation in the event of a component failure. The DS-X9710-FAB1 is also designed for easy installation and maintenance, with a modular design that enables upgrades and expansions without requiring significant downtime. The physical dimensions of the DS-X9710-FAB1 measure 15.3 inches in width, 1.6 inches in height, and 21.9 inches in depth, making it a compact and space-saving option for large-scale networking environments. Overall, the DS-X9710-FAB1 fabric module for the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors is a powerful and reliable option for enterprise-level storage area networks. Its advanced networking features, high-speed connectivity, and hot-swappable components make it a suitable option for businesses or organizations with large-scale storage and networking needs.

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