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SingAREN Selects SDN-Ready Brocade Routing Core for New Super-High-Speed Research Network Platform
"I am happy to announce the launch of the SLIX project with its 100 Gbps resilient backbone," said Professor Francis Lee Bu-Sung, President of SingAREN. "SingAREN is again pushing the envelope of technology to provide high-speed connectivity and services that meet the needs of the research and education community. We see Brocade as a key technology partner to meet the challenges of building an agile, scalable, high-speed network infrastructure and Internet exchange point."
Brocade Capital Solutions Partners with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions To Expand its Services Throughout Europe
“As a leader in networking solutions that enable organizations to deliver tomorrow’s networks today, we are pushing the innovation envelope on both the technical and business front," said Marcus Jewell, Vice President EMEA at Brocade. “With financing from Brocade, customers can turn on vast amounts of networking capacity, but do so in a flexible manner, such as bundling hardware, software, support contracts and professional services into one low monthly payment, thereby easing fiscal pressure on the business. Our agreement with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions furthers our commitment to customers in helping them drive business transformation, while managing budgets in a prudent manner.”
Brocade Advances Storage Fabric Leadership for Enterprises Deploying Solid-State Storage Systems
To support this growing trend, Brocade introduced the Solid State Ready program earlier this year and has now extended its scope to include Ethernet fabrics, solutions testing, and market development investments such as technical and sales support, education, marketing, and awareness activities. These efforts will ensure seamless deployment and optimum performance of solid-state storage and VMware technologies in Brocade Fibre Channel and Ethernet fabrics. Program participants include Fujitsu America Inc., Hitachi Data Systems, HP, NetApp, Nimble Storage, Pure Storage, Saratoga Speed, SolidFire, Skyera, Tegile Systems and Violin Memory.
Telefonica and Brocade Establish Benchmarks for NFV Deployment and Performance in Joint Reference Lab Tests
In the tests performed by Telefónica, the Brocade® Vyatta® 5600 vRouter achieved 80 Gbps on a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Intel®-based x86 server. Deployed within a Red Hat KVM environment, the Brocade Vyatta 5600 was deployed as a single Virtual Machine (VM) and supported all of the server's available ports at line rate.
Brocade Fabric Innovates High-Performance Data Centre for AO Cloud LTD Platform
The overall Brocade solution has removed the need to manually reconfigure network infrastructure, simplifying network configuration and management, as well as streamlining the ongoing operations for AO Cloud. The company can now focus on deploying and managing cloud services for its clients with a hypervisor-agnostic network and a selection of VM technologies, which is a strategic benefit in meeting individual client cloud services requirements.
Oklahoma's Largest County Hospital Relies on Brocade to Better Serve Patients
James Wellman, Chief Information Officer at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, said that a robust network is pivotal in helping the hospital maintain its core mission of helping its employees and patients live better, healthier lives.
Brocade Receives High Acclaim for Efforts in NFV and Enterprise Networking
Brocade earned a score of 3.3, placing in between Cisco (4.6) and HP (3.2). Infonetics Research highlights that strong financials and market momentum are Brocade's largest strengths.
Brocade Ethernet Fabric Underpins International Expansion of Micromax
According to IDC, the Indian smartphone market surge in 2013 -- over 44 million units shipped, up from 16.2 million in 2012 -- has been mainly powered by homegrown vendors like Micromax. Having established itself as the second-largest smartphone player in India, with 16 percent market share and a strong presence in neighboring South Asian countries, Micromax launched operations in Russia earlier this year as a stepping stone to Eastern Europe.
Videocon d2h Selects Brocade Ethernet Fabrics to Turbocharge Its Data Center Networks
"Thanks to pioneering high-end services -- such as full 1080i high-definition channels ,3D programming, PVR, USB PVR, and so on -- we've been adding around a million new customers a quarter in the recent past," said Samir Dhaga, Vice President, IT at Videocon d2h. "With such rapid business growth, there has been an exponential increase in the internal data center traffic. With the 1 Gbps network quickly running out of steam, we had to rapidly embrace newer technologies. We therefore embarked on a program to expand capacity by building a third data center and upgrading our existing infrastructure with an emphasis on high-speed internal networks that would support virtualization, availability, and manageability."
Australian Genome Research Facility Selects Brocade to Handle Big Data Growth
One of the issues faced by AGRF and the genomic research community at large is coping with Big Data, with the latest generation of gene sequencing technology generating data files of over a terabyte every week off each of its five systems in operation. At the AGRF's Melbourne node the IT infrastructure has been upgraded to deliver the compute power, storage capacity and network performance to handle the growing data challenge.