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7 Ways Brocade Transforms the Network

Surely you’ve heard it by now. It’s all over the networking world. “Goodbye status quo, Hello Brocade!” For too long, networks have been built and based on old paradigms that meet outdated needs and run on obsolete architecture.

Sure, the advent of networking transformed the world. But that wasn’t the only revolution. Today’s network is looking at billions of devices, virtualized businesses, cloud computing and a software-driven revolution. If the network is going to keep up, the network has to be transformed. That’s exactly what Brocade aims to do.

Let’s take a look at some of the driving principles behind the “Hello Brocade!” architecture:

  1. Less complexity, more simplicity. Yesterday’s network architecture is having a hard time keeping up with today’s needs, and will probably be entirely inefficient tomorrow. Brocade wants to make keeping up with network needs and changes quick and painless.
  2. Six nines of uptime. Uptime is what separates the kids from the adults in the network. Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel fabrics have the kind of reliability that a mission-critical data center needs. Brocade is all about reliability and providing your organization with the maximum amount of uptime.
  3. On-demand networking that does what you need it to do. The ability to add or remove capacity, without making significant capital investments, is one of the key benefits to a Brocade Network Subscription. It’s the ultimate in agility and scalability.
  4. Faster fabrics. VCS Fabric technology from Brocade helps you not only simplify the network in order to meet the kinds of workload a highly-virtualized business setting needs, it also helps to automate network tasks to free up your valuable resources.Reduced set-up time.
  5. Faster deployment. Brocade VCS Fabric can be implemented and expanded, on average, five times faster than traditional legacy data center offerings, as well as offerings from other major players.
  6. Bypassing traditional limits. Brocade addresses the “big three” challenges that come with heirarchial networks in the data center: server-to-server traffic, active-passive links and gateways, and a lack of automation.
  7. Simplified configuration and management. Brocade has made network management and configuration radically simple via automation and efficiency.

Brocade proposed to bring you significant advantages over the status quo. Find out more:



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