Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking empowers small, midsized, and large enterprises deploying cloud-scale applications

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 118-007
January 23, 2018

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Key prerequisitesKey prerequisitesTechnical informationTechnical information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
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At a glance

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Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM® Storage Networking is the next generation of Cisco MDS Series Fabric switches, combining high performance with outstanding flexibility and cost effectiveness.



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Overview

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The next-generation Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking provides high-speed Fibre Channel connectivity from the server rack to the SAN core. It empowers small, midsized, and large enterprises that are rapidly deploying cloud-scale applications using highly dense virtualized servers by providing dual benefit of higher bandwidth and consolidation.

Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking helps:

  • Support high density of virtualized servers with low density of switch ports
  • Reduce network complexity and simplify management
  • Leverage lower latency to improve performance of storage workloads
  • Support the performance and scale required for a dedicated, standalone Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN)


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Key prerequisites

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The Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking supports Fibre Channel connectivity. The 9711-T32 model supports all features and functions listed, and requires Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Release 8.2(1), or later.

For a list of supported servers and storage systems, see the Hardware requirements section.



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Planned availability date

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February 9, 2018



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Description

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The Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking has been designed to benefit both small- and large-scale SAN deployments. Small-scale SAN architectures can be built from the ground up using a low-cost, nonblocking, line rate and low-latency fixed standalone SAN switch connecting both storage and host ports. Medium- to large-scale SAN architectures built with SAN core directors can expand 32 Gbps connectivity to the server rack using these switches either in switch mode or Network Port Virtualization mode.

Additionally, investing in this switch in the server rack provides the day-one option of upgrading to 32 Gbps server connectivity using the 32 Gbps host bus adapters (HBAs) that are already shipping. The MDS 9132T also delivers outstanding flexibility through a unique port expansion module that provides a robust, cost-effective, field swappable, port upgrade option.

The main features of the Cisco MDS 9132T include high performance, high availability, pay-as-you-grow scalability, and capital expenditure savings.

  • High performance: MDS 9132T architecture with chip-integrated nonblocking arbitration delivers consistent 32 Gbps low-latency performance across all traffic conditions for every Fibre Channel port on the switch.
  • Capital expenditure savings: The 32 Gbps ports enable users to deploy them on existing 16/8/4-Gbps transceivers, reducing capital expenditure with an option to upgrade to 32 Gbps transceivers and adapters in the future.
  • High availability: MDS 9132T switches continue to deliver the same outstanding availability and reliability as previous generation MDS switches by providing optional redundancy on all major components such as the power supply and fan. Dual power supplies enable redundant power grids.
  • Pay-as-you-grow scalability: The MDS 9132T Fibre Channel switch provides an option to deploy as few as eight 32 Gbps Fibre Channel ports in the entry level variant, which can grow from eight to sixteen ports, and with a port expansion module with sixteen 32 Gbps ports, it can scale up to 32 ports. This approach results in lower initial investment and power consumption for entry level configurations of up to 16 ports compared to a fully loaded switch. Upgrading through an expansion module also reduces the overhead of managing multiple instances of port activation licenses on the switch.

The new 32 Gbps fabric switches address the requirement for highly scalable, virtualized, intelligent SAN infrastructures in current generation data center environments. The industry is already poised to transition to 32 Gbps fixed switches with the availability of 32 Gbps HBA from vendors. Additionally, as low latency flash arrays and highly dense virtualization deployments become more pervasive and as storage ports become 32 Gbps capable, fixed switches will need to provide 32 Gbps connectivity to the SAN core.

This solution offers several important benefits:

  • Server port consolidation: The demand for 32 Gbps fabric switches is driven by hyperscale virtualizations that will significantly increase the virtual machine density per rack, and this growth will push the need for higher bandwidth HBA ports per rack of blade or standalone servers. One way to meet this demand is for 32 Gbps HBA ports to consolidate the current 16 Gbps HBA installed base to meet future needs to grow the number of ports. As a result, MDS 9132T with its lower port density can be a preferred solution and its flexibility to grow can be an added advantage.
  • Simplification: Through consolidation, a SAN administrator can reduce complexity and simplify management.
  • Multiprotocol convergence: 32 Gbps links benefit from lower latency compared to lower-bandwidth links, bringing better performing storage workloads to your storage array. Higher bandwidth also helps ensure less inter-switch link (ISL) congestion for newer storage protocols that are expected to be available on externally attached storage arrays, such as Fibre Channel NVMe, that can co-exist on the same link as existing SCSI workloads.
  • Scale and performance: This small form factor switch supports the performance and scale required to deploy a dedicated and standalone Fibre Channel SAN connecting both initiators and targets, without requiring any other switching infrastructure.

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Product number

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The following are newly announced model and features on the specified models of the IBM System Storage® 9711 machine type:

Description Machine type Model Feature
Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Switch 9711 T32  
Base switch indicator 9711 T32 0001
TAA Compliance 9711 T32 0983
24port 16G Enterprise Bundle 9711 T32 3200
8-port 16G Bundle 9711 T32 3201
8-port 32G Bundle 9711 T32 3202
16-port 16G Expansion Bundle 9711 T32 3203
16-port 32G Expansion Bundle 9711 T32 3204
T32 16-port Expansion module 9711 T32 3210
FC 16 GB SW SFP TRANSCEIVER 9711 T32 5602
FC 16 GB 10KM LW SFP TRANSCEIVER 9711 T32 5611
OM3 Cable LC/LC 5m 9711 T32 5630
FC 32Gb SW SFP+ 9711 T32 5632
OM3 Cable LC/LC 25m 9711 T32 5635
FC 32Gb 10km LW SFP+ 9711 T32 5640
T32 AC Power Supply 9711 T32 5665
T32 FAN tray 9711 T32 5666
FC 8 Gb SW SFP+ 9711 T32 5830
FC 8 Gb 10km LW SFP+ 9711 T32 5850
MDS 9100 Enterprise Pkg eDelivery 9711 T32 7210
MDS 9100 DCNM Advanced Edition eDelivery 9711 T32 7211
MDS 9132T 8-port On-Demand, eDelivery 9711 T32 7215
AC POWER CORDS, NORTH AMERICA 9711 T32 9110
AC POWER CORDS, AUSTRALIA 9711 T32 9111
AC POWER CORDS, EUROPE 9711 T32 9112
AC POWER CORDS, ITALY 9711 T32 9113
AC POWER CORDS, UNITED KINGDOM 9711 T32 9114
AC POWER CORDS, ARGENTINA 9711 T32 9115
AC POWER CORD (SOUTH AFRICA) 9711 T32 9116
AC POWER CORD (SWITZERLAND) 9711 T32 9117
Pwr Cord, 250VAC 10A GB1002 Plug, China 9711 T32 9118
Pwr Cord, 250VAC 10A SI16S3 Plug, Israel 9711 T32 9119
CAB.JUMPER PWRCORD C14-C15 9711 T32 9120
Pwr Cord, 125VAC 13A KSC8 305 Plug, Korea 9711 T32 9121
Pwr Cord, 125VAC 15A CNS10917-2, Taiwan 9711 T32 9122
Power Cord, 250VAC 10A, Brazil 9711 T32 9123
Bulk order MES feature 9711 T32 9555
Cisco UCS Attachment Indicator 9711 T32 AFZA
Shipping and Handling NC 9711 T32 AG00
Shipping Charge 9711 T32 AGE8
VersaStack Solution Indicator 9711 T32 AHZC



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 118-007


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Publications

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Technical documentation for Cisco products is provided by Cisco Systems.

For additional information, including details about supported host systems, SAN components, and storage systems, go to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family for IBM Storage Networking website or see the Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking Redbooks® product guide.

To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.



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Services

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IBM Systems Lab Services

IBM Systems Lab Services offers a wide array of services available for your enterprise. It brings expertise on the latest technologies from the IBM development community and can help with your most difficult technical challenges.

IBM Systems Lab Services exists to help you successfully implement emerging technologies so as to accelerate your return on investment and improve your satisfaction with your IBM systems and solutions. Services examples include initial implementation, integration, migration, and skills transfer on IBM systems solution capabilities and recommended practices. IBM Systems Lab Services is one of the service organizations of IBM's world-renowned IBM Systems Group development labs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.

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IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IBM Global Technology Services® website.

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Resiliency Services website.

Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM authorized training website.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Physical specifications
  • Width: 439.42 mm (17.3 in.)
  • Depth: 510.8 mm (20.11 in.)
  • Height: 43.7 mm (1.72 in.)
  • Weight (fully configured): 9.82 kg (21.65 lb)

Unit is rack mountable in a standard 19-inch (482.6 mm) EIA rack.

To assure installability and serviceability in non-IBM industry-standard racks, review the installation planning information for any product-specific installation requirements.

Operating environment
  • Temperature, ambient operating: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
  • Temperature, ambient nonoperating and storage: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
  • Relative humidity, ambient (noncondensing) operating: 10% - 90%
  • Relative humidity, ambient (noncondensing) nonoperating and storage: 10% - 95%
  • Altitude, operating: -60 m to 2000 m (-197 to 6500 ft)
  • Airflow: back to front (toward ports)
  • Power: 100 - 240V AC (10 percent range), 50 - 60 Hz (nominal)
  • 1200 W dual AC power supplies

Approvals and compliance

  • Safety compliance
  • CE Marking
  • UL 60950
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950
  • EN 60950
  • IEC 60950
  • TS 001
  • AS/NZS 3260
  • IEC60825
  • EN60825
  • 21 CFR 1040
  • EMC compliance
  • FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A
  • ICES-003 Class A
  • EN 55022 Class A
  • CISPR 22 Class A
  • AS/NZS 3548 Class A
  • VCCI Class A
  • EN 55024
  • EN 50082-1
  • EN 61000-6-1
  • EN 61000-3-2
  • EN 61000-3-3
Hardware requirements

Supported servers and storage systems

The Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking is designed to support Fibre Channel connectivity.

For the most current and complete description of the Cisco Systems MDS 9000 family of storage networking products, see the Cisco MDS 9000 Family for IBM Storage Networking website.

Software requirements

Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking (9711-T32) requires NX-OS 8.2(1), or later.

Planning information

Cable orders

Fiber optic cables

A fiber optic cable is required for attaching the Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking to host system adapters or other FC storage area components. The cable can be customer supplied or ordered with the 9711-T32 systems in the lengths available. The attaching fiber cable must be:

  • 62.5/125 micrometers (OM1) for distances up to 150 meters at 2 Gbps speed, 70 meters at 4 Gbps, 21 meters at 8 Gbps, 33 meters at 10 Gbps, or 15 meters at 16 Gbps
  • 50.0/125 micron (OM2) for distances up to 300 meters at 2 Gbps speed, 150 meters at 4 Gbps, 50 meters at 8 Gbps, 82 meters at 10 Gbps, or 35 meters at 16 Gbps
  • 50.0 micron (OM3) for distances up to 150 meters at 8 Gbps, 300 meters at 10 Gbps, or 100 meters at 16 Gbps

Longwave transceivers require 9 micron single-mode fibre optic cables. The connection is an LC connector type.

In many situations, the required lengths and installation of fiber optic cables will be unique to each customer's configuration and facility specifications. Product support services, offered by IBM Global Services' Site and Connectivity Solutions, can provide assistance for these unique cabling and installation requirements.

For fiber optic cable description and requirements, see the Cisco technical documentation.

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

IBM Systems Lab Services

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.



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Terms and conditions

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Volume orders

Contact your IBM representative.

IBM Global Financing

Yes

Products - terms and conditions

Warranty period

One year

To obtain copies of the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or IBM.

An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to the full warranty period specified by IBM. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.

Warranty service

If required, IBM provides repair or exchange service depending on the types of warranty service specified for the machine. IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone, or electronically via an IBM website. Certain machines contain remote support capabilities for direct problem reporting, remote problem determination, and resolution with IBM. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Following problem determination, if IBM determines on-site service is required, scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call, machine technology and redundancy, and availability of parts. If applicable to your product, parts considered Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) will be provided as part of the machine's standard warranty service.

Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of warranty service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside IBM's normal service area. Contact your local IBM representative or your reseller for country-specific and location-specific information.

CRU Service

IBM provides replacement CRUs to you for you to install. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your machine and are available from IBM upon your request. CRUs are designated as being either a Tier 1 (mandatory) or a Tier 2 (optional) CRU.

Tier 1 (mandatory) CRU

Installation of Tier 1 CRUs, as specified in this announcement, is your responsibility. If IBM installs a Tier 1 CRU at your request, you will be charged for the installation.

Tier 2 (optional) CRU

You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request IBM to install it, at no additional charge.

Based upon availability, CRUs will be shipped for next business day (NBD) delivery. IBM specifies, in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU, whether a defective CRU must be returned to IBM. When return is required, return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU. You may be charged for the replacement CRU if IBM does not receive the defective CRU within 15 days of your receipt of the replacement.

The following parts have been designated as Tier 1 CRUs:

  • Power supply
  • Fan assembly
  • SFPs
  • Cables
On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well lit, and suitable for the purpose.

Service level is:

  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, next business day response. Calls must be received by 5:00 pm local time in order to qualify for next business day response.

Warranty service

IBM is now shipping machines with selected non-IBM parts that contain an IBM field replaceable unit (FRU) part number label. These parts are to be serviced during the IBM machine warranty period. IBM is covering the service on these selected non-IBM parts as an accommodation to their customers, and normal warranty service procedures for the IBM machine apply.

International Warranty Service

International Warranty Service allows you to relocate any machine that is eligible for International Warranty Service and receive continued warranty service in any country where the IBM machine is serviced. If you move your machine to a different country, you are required to report the machine information to your Business Partner or IBM representative.

The warranty service type and the service level provided in the servicing country may be different from that provided in the country in which the machine was purchased. Warranty service will be provided with the prevailing warranty service type and service level available for the eligible machine type in the servicing country, and the warranty period observed will be that of the country in which the machine was purchased.

The following types of information can be found on the International Warranty Service website

  • Machine warranty entitlement and eligibility
  • Directory of contacts by country with technical support contact information
  • Announcement Letters
Maintenance service options
Maintenance services

If required, IBM provides repair or exchange service depending on the types of maintenance service specified for the machine. IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone or electronically, through an IBM website. Certain machines contain remote support capabilities for direct problem reporting, remote problem determination, and resolution with IBM. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Following problem determination, if IBM determines on-site service is required, scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call, machine technology and redundancy, and availability of parts. Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of maintenance service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside IBM's normal service area. Contact your local IBM representative or your reseller for country-specific and location-specific information. The following service selections are available as maintenance options for your machine type.

On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well-lit, and suitable for the purpose.

Service levels are:

  • 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, next business day response. Calls must be received by 5:00 pm local time in order to qualify for next business day
  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 4 hour average response, same day
Non-IBM parts service

Under certain conditions, IBM provides services for selected non-IBM parts at no additional charge for machines that are covered under warranty service upgrades or maintenance services.

This service includes hardware problem determination (PD) on the non-IBM parts (for example, adapter cards, PCMCIA cards, disk drives, memory) installed within IBM machines and provides the labor to replace the failing parts at no additional charge.

If IBM has a Technical Service Agreement with the manufacturer of the failing part, or if the failing part is an accommodations part (a part with an IBM FRU label), IBM may also source and replace the failing part at no additional charge. For all other non-IBM parts, customers are responsible for sourcing the parts. Installation labor is provided at no additional charge, if the machine is covered under a warranty service upgrade or a maintenance service.

Usage plan machine

No

IBM hourly service rate classification

Two

When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.

General terms and conditions

Field-installable features

Yes

Model conversions

No

Machine installation

Customer setup. Customers are responsible for installation according to the instructions IBM provides with the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply

No

Licensed Machine Code

The Cisco MDS 9700 series of products is licensed for use by a customer on the IBM machine for which it was provided by Cisco under the terms and conditions of the Cisco End User License Agreement, to enable a specific machine to function in accordance with its specifications, and only for the capacity authorized by IBM and acquired by the customer. You can obtain a copy of the agreement at the Cisco End User License Agreement website.

Machine using LMC Type Model 9711-T32

If the machine does not function as warranted and your problem can be resolved through your application of downloadable Machine Code, you are responsible for downloading and installing these designated Machine Code changes as IBM specifies. If you would prefer, you may request IBM to install downloadable Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Educational allowance

A reduced charge is available to qualified education customers. The educational allowance may not be added to any other discount or allowance.



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Prices

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

The following are newly announced model and features on the specified models of the IBM System Storage 9711 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking T32   Both Yes No
Base switch indicator T32 0001 Initial N/A No
TAA Compliance T32 0983 Initial N/A No
24port 16G Enterprise Bundle T32 3200 Initial N/A No
8-port 16G Bundle T32 3201 Initial N/A No
8-port 32G Bundle T32 3202 Initial N/A No
16-port 16G Expansion Bundle T32 3203 Both Yes No
16-port 32G Expansion Bundle T32 3204 Both Yes No
T32 16-port Expansion module T32 3210 Both Yes No
FC 16 GB SW SFP TRANSCEIVER T32 5602 Both Yes No
FC 16 GB 10KM LW SFP TRANSCEIVER T32 5611 Both Yes No
OM3 Cable LC/LC 5m T32 5630 Both Yes No
FC 32Gb SW SFP+ T32 5632 Both Yes No
OM3 Cable LC/LC 25m T32 5635 Both Yes No
FC 32Gb 10km LW SFP+ T32 5640 Both Yes No
T32 AC Power Supply T32 5665 Both N/A No
T32 FAN tray T32 5666 Both N/A No
FC 8 Gb SW SFP+ T32 5830 Both Yes No
FC 8 Gb 10km LW SFP+ T32 5850 Both Yes No
MDS 9100 Enterprise Pkg eDelivery T32 7210 Both Yes No
MDS 9100 DCNM Advanced Edition eDelivery T32 7211 Both Yes No
MDS 9132T 8-port On-Demand, eDelivery T32 7215 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, NORTH AMERICA T32 9110 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, AUSTRALIA T32 9111 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, EUROPE T32 9112 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, ITALY T32 9113 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, UNITED KINGDOM T32 9114 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORDS, ARGENTINA T32 9115 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORD (SOUTH AFRICA) T32 9116 Both Yes No
AC POWER CORD (SWITZERLAND) T32 9117 Both Yes No
Pwr Cord, 250VAC 10A GB1002 Plug, China T32 9118 Both Yes No
Pwr Cord, 250VAC 10A SI16S3 Plug, Israel T32 9119 Both Yes No
CAB.JUMPER PWRCORD C14-C15 T32 9120 Both Yes No
Pwr Cord, 125VAC 13A KSC8 305 Plug, Korea T32 9121 Both Yes No
Pwr Cord, 125VAC 15A CNS10917-2, Taiwan T32 9122 Both Yes No
Power Cord, 250VAC 10A, Brazil T32 9123 Both Yes No
Bulk order MES feature T32 9555 MES Yes No
Cisco UCS Attachment Indicator T32 AFZA Initial N/A No
Shipping and Handling NC T32 AG00 Initial N/A No
Shipping Charge T32 AGE8 Initial N/A No
VersaStack Solution Indicator T32 AHZC Initial N/A No

CSU = Customer setup

RP MES = Returnable parts MES

N/A = Not applicable

Alternative service

Machine type-model IOR IBM 4-hr resp. on-site repair (24 x 7) IO8 IBM next day resp. on-site repair (9 x 5)
9711-T32    

Annual minimum maintenance charges

IBM Maintenance is available for the new Cisco MDS 9132T 32G Fabric Switch for IBM Storage Networking (9711-T32). For pricing information, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

ServiceElect (ESA) charges

For ServiceElect (ESA) maintenance service charges, contact IBM Global Services at 888-IBM-4343 (426-4343).

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