- Fiber Channel over IP Module
- Port: 24/10 Ports
The Cisco MDS 9000 24/10-Port FCIP Extension Module provides a high-performance, flexible, unified platform for deploying enterprise-class disaster-recovery and business-continuance FCIP extension solutions. It is supported on Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors. The FCIP module uses Cisco expertise and knowledge of IP networks to deliver outstanding SAN extension performance, reducing latency for disk and tape operations with FCIP acceleration features, including FCIP write acceleration and FCIP tape write and read acceleration. Multiple FCIP interfaces within a single engine or across service engines can be grouped into a port channel of up to 16 links for high availability and increased aggregate throughput.