Cisco Part Number: L-M9148S-PL12=
L-M9148S-PL12=: Unleashing the Full Potential of Your Cisco MDS 9148S Switches
L-M9148S-PL12= is a Cisco license that unlocks the full potential of your Cisco MDS 9148S Fibre Channel switch, empowering it to deliver high-performance and efficient Fibre Channel connectivity. This license enables you to maximize the capabilities of your switch and meet the demanding storage needs of your data center.
- Port Activation: Enables 12 additional Fibre Channel ports on your switch, increasing total port count to 48, allowing you to connect more storage devices and scale your network efficiently.
- Enhanced Performance: Boasts industry-leading Fibre Channel throughput and low latency, ensuring fast and reliable data transfer to and from your storage devices.
- Advanced Fabric Services: Provides features like Inter-Switch Link (ISL) Trunking, Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF), and advanced zoning capabilities for efficient traffic management, increased network resilience, and simplified network configuration.
- Virtualization Support: Supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel Forwarding (FCF) for seamless integration with virtualized environments, enabling efficient storage access for virtual machines.
- Enhanced Security: Offers advanced security features like Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) and role-based access control (RBAC) for secure data exchange and protection against unauthorized access.
- Centralized Management: Enables integration with Cisco MDS 9000 Management Suite for centralized configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of your Fibre Channel network, simplifying administration and reducing operational costs.
- Scalability: Supports stacking of up to 8 MDS 9148S switches for increased port density, network capacity, and redundancy, allowing you to easily scale your network as your storage needs grow.
- Increased Port Density: Expand your network capacity and connect more storage devices with 12 additional Fibre Channel ports.
- Enhanced Data Transfer Performance: Experience faster and more reliable data transfer with industry-leading Fibre Channel throughput and low latency.
- Improved Network Efficiency: Optimize traffic flow and network resilience with advanced fabric services features like ISL Trunking, FSPF, and zoning.
- Seamless Integration with Virtualized Environments: Support FCoE and FCF for efficient storage access in virtualized environments.
- Enhanced Network Security: Protect your data from unauthorized access and ensure secure data exchange with advanced security features.
- Simplified Network Management: Centralize configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting with Cisco MDS 9000 Management Suite for efficient network administration.
- Future-proof Investment: Scalable architecture allows you to easily expand your network as your storage needs grow.
- Data centers with demanding storage needs requiring high-performance and efficient Fibre Channel connectivity.
- Organizations seeking to expand their Fibre Channel network and increase port density.
- Businesses migrating to virtualized environments and requiring efficient storage access for virtual machines.
- Companies looking to enhance network security and protect their sensitive data.
- IT teams seeking to simplify network management and reduce operational costs.