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Registered: ‎08-30-2013

Cisco MDS



Is there a document that someone can share that boasts the advantages that the Brocade DCX has over the Cisco MDS?



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Registered: ‎02-23-2004

Re: Cisco MDS

Interop-Mode to Cisco is not longer supported.


However you can configure the Cisco in NPV Mode, and on DCX side set the Port as NPIV.

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Registered: ‎06-11-2010

Re: Cisco MDS

Hi there,


In the following Brocade link


Brocade competitive information


you'll find what you're looking for, specially in link under Get An Understanding of Key Brocade Director Facts there is a comparation between different aspects of Brocade product and MDS swithcs.






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