The Cisco MDS 9148 Multilayer Fabric Switch is a high-performance flexible cost-effective platform with the industry highest port density and lowest power consumption available in a compact one rack-unit chassis form factor. It provides 48 line-rate 8-Gbps ports for storage networking deployments in small medium-sized and large enterprise environments. The Cisco MDS 9148 based on a purpose-built switch-on-a-chip application-specific integrated circuit offers outstanding value by providing high-availability security and ease of use at a cost-effective price. With the flexibility to expand from 16 to 48 ports in 8-port increments the Cisco MDS 9148 offers the densities required to scale from an entry-level departmental switch to top-of-the-rack switch to edge switch connectivity into enterprise core SANs. The Cisco MDS 9148 delivers a nonblocking architecture with all 48 1/2/4/8-Gbps ports operating at line rate concurrently. Here at The Server Store the customer always comes first. If you have any questions concerning our product please feel free to call or chat with us at any time. Don't forget to check out the rest of our wide array of refurbished IT Equipment here at The Server Store.