IBM SAN products and solutions provide integrated SMB and enterprise SAN solutions with multi-protocol local, campus, metropolitan and global storage networking. Learn more
Newest SAN offerings
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch and Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director for IBM System Storage now offer FICON support
Learn more: IBM United States Hardware Announcement 115-056
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM® System Storage® is an optimized platform for deploying high-performance SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services and cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for both open systems and mainframe environments.
Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director for IBM® System Storage® is a director-class SAN switch designed for deployment in small to midsized storage networks that can support enterprise clouds and business transformation. It layers a comprehensive set of intelligent features onto a high-performance, protocol-independent switch fabric.
MDS 9706 lets you transparently deploy unified fabrics with Fibre Channel, FICON and FCoE connectivity for low total cost of ownership (TCO).
Cisco MDS 9148S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch for IBM® System Storage® is the latest generation of the highly reliable, flexible and low-cost Cisco MDS 9100 Series switches. It combines high performance with exceptional flexibility and cost effectiveness.
Fabric Vision Technology
Fabric Vision technology is an advanced hardware and software solution that combines capabilities from our b-type Gen 5 Fibre Channel solutions, Fabric OS® (FOS), and IBM Network Advisor to help administrators avoid problems, maximize application performance, and reduce operational costs through innovative diagnostic, monitoring, and management technology.
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Enterprise SAN directors
For highest availability and scalability enterprise solutions.
Mid-range SAN switches
For scalable, affordable SMB and enterprise solutions.
Entry SAN switches
For simple, affordable small and medium business (SMB) solutions.
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The Network Matters for Disaster Recovery
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