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McData Sphereon 3232 Fabric SwitchThe 32-port Sphereon 3232 offers high performance with 2Gb/s non-blocking bandwidth for every port. The Sphereon 3232 is the only 32-port switch offering McDATA’s exclusive FlexPort Technology for connectivity on demand.

  • 2Gb/s non-blocking connectivity
  • 120 km distance support
  • Hot-plug redundant power and cooling
  • High port density
  • Flexport technology
  • Exclusive HotCAT technology

Sphereon 3232 Fabric Switch Datasheet

McData Sphereon 4300 Fabric SwitchThe 12-port Sphereon 4300 extends the advantages of the award-winning Sphereon 4500 to the entry level with premium functionality priced right for first-time SAN installations or at the edge of the enterprise. The Sphereon 4300 is the only entry fabric switch to provide unique features such as HotCAT® online code activation and FlexPort Technology capacity on demand.

  • Pay-as-you-grow connectivity
  • Exceptional reliability
  • Exclusive HotCAT technology
  • Non-disruptive installation
  • FlexPort technology

Sphereon 4300 Fabric Switch Datasheet

McData Sphereon 4400 Fabric SwitchThe 8- to 16-port Sphereon 4400 offers the industry’s highest performance Fibre Channel connectivity in a tiny package. In only a half a rack width, the 4 Gb/s Sphereon 4400 delivers enterprise-level features with an entry-level price. And it offers unmatched flexibility of deployment.

  • 8/12/16 port connectivity with FlexPort technology
  • Exclusive HotCAT code load and activation
  • Non-blocking architecture and ISL capability on each port
  • EFCM Basic management tool
  • Loop Fibre Channel support
  • Standard install wizard and full fabric services
  • Hot swappable, redundant power supplies (optional)

Sphereon 4400 Fabric Switch Datasheet

McData Sphereon 4500 Fabric SwitchThe 24-port Sphereon 4500 offers unprecedented connectivity on demand with McDATA’s exclusive FlexPort Technology. Minimize your initial SAN investment by purchasing only the ports you need today, while having standby capacity for tomorrow. Additional connectivity can be added quickly and non-disruptively to any Sphereon 4500 in your storage network.

  • Pay-as-you-grow connectivity
  • Exceptional reliability
  • Exclusive HotCAT technology
  • SANpilot management tool
  • Loop Fibre Channel support
  • Non-disruptive installation
  • FlexPort technology

Sphereon 4500 Fabric Switch Datasheet

McData Sphereon 4700 Fabric SwitchThe 32-port Sphereon 4700 lets you scale from 16 ports to 32 ports in 8 port increments. This top-of-the-line Sphereon family member comes with an install wizard and full fabric services standard. The Sphereon 4700 is perfect for mid-size to large fabrics that demand the highest availability from its switches.

  • 16/24/32 port connectivity with FlexPort technology
  • Exclusive HotCAT code load and activation
  • Non-blocking architecture and ISL capability on each port
  • EFCM Basic management tool
  • Hot swappable, redundant power and cooling
  • Standard install wizards

Sphereon 4700 Fabric Switch Datasheet

Built on over 20 years of networking experience, McDATA Intrepid Directors are the unsurpassed platform for building powerful, reliable and flexible storage networks. Designed for organizations with extremely large data needs, Intrepid Directors extend uncompromised connectivity (up to 256 ports per device) within SANs, 2Gb/sec. protocol speeds (upgradeable to 10Gbs/sec.) and ultra-high availability to larger storage networks and mainframe FICON environments.

  • Ensure business continuance through 99.999%
  • Maximize system administrator resources with centralized management
  • Deliver consistent high performance
  • Provide investment protection

The Intrepid Directors family consists of:

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McData Sphereon 3232 Fabric Switch

The 32-port Sphereon 3232 offers high performance with 2Gb/s non-blocking bandwidth for every port. The Sphereon 3232 is the only 32-port switch offering McDATA’s exclusive FlexPort Technology for connectivity on demand. 2Gb/s non-blocking connectivity 120 km distance support Hot-plug redundant power and cooling High port density Flexport technology Exclusive HotCAT technology Sphereon 3232 Fabric Switch […]

McData Sphereon 4300 Fabric Switch

The 12-port Sphereon 4300 extends the advantages of the award-winning Sphereon 4500 to the entry level with premium functionality priced right for first-time SAN installations or at the edge of the enterprise. The Sphereon 4300 is the only entry fabric switch to provide unique features such as HotCAT® online code activation and FlexPort Technology capacity […]

McData Sphereon 4400 Fabric Switch

The 8- to 16-port Sphereon 4400 offers the industry’s highest performance Fibre Channel connectivity in a tiny package. In only a half a rack width, the 4 Gb/s Sphereon 4400 delivers enterprise-level features with an entry-level price. And it offers unmatched flexibility of deployment. 8/12/16 port connectivity with FlexPort technology Exclusive HotCAT code load and […]

McData Sphereon 4500 Fabric Switch

The 24-port Sphereon 4500 offers unprecedented connectivity on demand with McDATA’s exclusive FlexPort Technology. Minimize your initial SAN investment by purchasing only the ports you need today, while having standby capacity for tomorrow. Additional connectivity can be added quickly and non-disruptively to any Sphereon 4500 in your storage network. Pay-as-you-grow connectivity Exceptional reliability Exclusive HotCAT […]

McData Sphereon 4700 Fabric Switch

The 32-port Sphereon 4700 lets you scale from 16 ports to 32 ports in 8 port increments. This top-of-the-line Sphereon family member comes with an install wizard and full fabric services standard. The Sphereon 4700 is perfect for mid-size to large fabrics that demand the highest availability from its switches. 16/24/32 port connectivity with FlexPort […]

McData Intrepid Directors

Built on over 20 years of networking experience, McDATA Intrepid Directors are the unsurpassed platform for building powerful, reliable and flexible storage networks. Designed for organizations with extremely large data needs, Intrepid Directors extend uncompromised connectivity (up to 256 ports per device) within SANs, 2Gb/sec. protocol speeds (upgradeable to 10Gbs/sec.) and ultra-high availability to larger […]