Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Today, networks are an essential part of business, education, government and home communications, and Cisco Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundation of these networks.
Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions that allow individuals, companies, and countries to increase productivity, improve customer satisfaction and strengthen competitive advantage. The Cisco name has become synonymous with the Internet, as well as with the productivity improvements that Internet business solutions provide. At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn.
This white paper, intended for enterprise IT groups, discusses the benefits of migrating to 4-Gbps FICON; the advantages of the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Multilayer Director switch; and how this switch enables migration from 1/2-Gbps FICON to 4 Gbps without business disruption.