McData® 4500 SAN Switch

McData® 4500 SAN Switch

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TeamKCI has extensive hands on experience with McData® 4500 switches and continues to maintain and repair them. Parts and replacement units are in stock and can ship overnight.

The McData® 4500 reached it’s end of support on June 30, 2011

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TeamKCI will continue to support these units for as long as you use them.

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Overview

Let TeamKCI help you design the most cost-effective McData® Storage Area Network Solution.

The McData® 4500 Fabric Switch, also known as the Sphereon 4500, provides 24 ports dynamic Fibre Channel connectivity for switched fabric or arbitrated loop devices.  This function allows low-bandwidth workgroup (edge) devices to communicate with mainframe servers, mass storage devices or other peripherals and can be incorporated into an enterprise storage area network (SAN) environment.

Used & Refurbished McData® Options

Support – TeamKCI is the leading maintenance provider of McData® legacy hardware, offering premier support with four attractive SLAs: 24 x 7 x 4 hour onsite response; 11 x 5 x 4 hour onsite response time 24 x 7 NBD response; 9 x 5 NBD response. Round-the-clock tech support is standard with each SLA. We guaranty you will speak to a qualified engineer within 15 minutes of placing a service call any time of day or night. We support call home and dial-in features. And, will even store spare parts on your premises at no additional cost. You won’t find better third-party McData® support anywhere.

Hardware – TeamKCI sells pre-owned tested and guaranteed McData® switches, directors, remote switches and routers at huge savings over the manufacturer’s list price. All pre-owned McData® hardware is meticulously tested, and burned in for 24 hours. Checkout TeamKCI prices. TeamKCI is the financial alternative option that will maximize your IT dollar. Coupled with our 90-day replacement warranty.

Warranty & Support
TeamKCI offers a 90-day warranty and 9-5 technical support on all refurbished McData® 4500 directors and all other pre-owned refurbished McData® SAN equipment we sell.  Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite support are also available for an additional charge.  Learn more.

How to Get Started?
For more information on a McData® 4500 or any other McData® product simply complete the TeamKCI Quick Quote form on this page or call TeamKCI at 201-934-6500 Ext. 11 for immediate assistance.

TechSpecs

Technical Specifications

Maximum Ports: 24
Minimum Ports: 8
Port Speed: 1/2/4 Gbps
Upgrade: 8 Port Activation Licenses
Redundant Power: Yes
Rail Kit: Yes

Click for McData® 4500 Datasheet

End-Of-Life

McData® 4500 End-of-Life Notification

On June 30, 2006, McData® issued an End-of-Life Notice for the McData® 4500.

To view this notice click here.

DO NOT BE CONCERNED WITH MANUFACTURERS’ END-OF-SUPPORT DATES. 

We are EOL/EOS & Legacy Equipment & Maintenance Specialists
and will maintain the McData® 4500 until January 1, 2019.

For a fast and accurate quote, fill out the form at the right.

 

 

Maintenance

TeamKCI maintenance services offer:

  • Spare parts stored on premises to facilitate rapid repairs and ensure that most problems can be handled with a single maintenance call.
  • A 24 x 7 response capability that allows our customers to speak with a product specialist within thirty minutes of placing a call any time of day or night.
  • On site response time of four hours or less.
  • Our pledge to only use tested OEM parts.
  • Prices that are at a minimum 50% less than the OEM’s list price.
  • Our promise to maintain your legacy equipment for as long as you choose to use it. TeamKCI has no End-of-Life or End-of-Support dates. We have never dropped service on any product we accepted for maintenance until our very last customer had stopped using it.
  • A lifetime rate guarantee never to escalate your initial rate.
  • Operational software support for all software and firmware you are using at its current EC level.

McDATA® is a registered trademark of Brocade Communications.


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