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China Mobile Selects Brocade NFV Software Appliance To Support Internet Plus Mission
"The promise of network functions virtualization is the ability to scale services on demand. When it comes to service providers, they don't come much bigger than China Mobile in terms of potential scale," said Henry Zhu, country manager of Brocade China. "We're naturally delighted that Brocade's advanced NFV appliance technology has been selected by China Mobile. This is a groundbreaking project within China's service provider landscape and we are fully committed to ensuring it results in complete success."
Feng Chia University Prepares For SDN Evolution With Brocade
"The university model of teaching and learning has changed a lot as a result of Internet technologies, and it is now critical that students have top-quality network access from their dorm rooms in order to leverage online educational resources," said Bing-Jean Lee, President of Feng Chia University. "Our project is not only designed to provide a more robust and scalable network for our student accommodations, but also to have much more fine-grained management control over network service delivery through SDN. We are already trialing the new Brocade network's SDN capabilities to manage access control and traffic accounting."
Brocade Announces Joint Solution With Trackr To Enhance Asset Tracking Capabilities
“Our collaboration with TrackR further demonstrates the versatility of the Ruckus product portfolio,” said Bart Giordano, vice president of business development, Ruckus business unit, Brocade. “With the addition of the new BLE radio option and the BLE Tag tracking solutions from TrackR, we are able to bring new levels of physical security to a wide range of vertical markets that were traditionally the exclusive domain of large infrastructure owners or premium network providers.”
Queensland Brain Institute To Accelerate Brain Research With Brocade
"Whole-brain imaging is critical to our research, but as advances in imaging and microscopy instruments continue to increase the resolutions and sampling rates of the data they generate, our storage infrastructure has new and unpredictable demands put upon it every day," said Jake Carroll, senior information technology manager (research), Queensland Brain Institute. "Brocade's Gen 6 Fibre Channel switches will provide a massive boost in our data transfer speeds to enable our scientists to get their job done seamlessly and efficiently."
Brocade Expands Data Center Networking Solutions To Accelerate Digital Transformation
New automation suites, including Network Essentials, Data Center Fabrics and Internet Exchange Points for the BROCADE WORKFLOW COMPOSER platform, powered by StackStorm, provide automated network provisioning, validation, troubleshooting and remediation workflows. These automation suites are ideal for customers who want to jumpstart their automation journey with pre-built workflows to accelerate time-to-value. Introduced earlier this year, Brocade Workflow Composer is a server-based, DevOps-style network automation platform that integrates across IT domains for end-to-end workflow automation.
Quanta Computer Embraces Software-defined Production Lines With Brocade Networking
"Competition in the notebook market is relentless and so is the demand to improve manufacturing quality and efficiency," said Dave Chen, Associate Vice President of Quanta Computer. "Our factories are highly automated and that makes them highly network-dependent with a network edge of more than 10,000 ports now deployed at Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City, which is a big network administration challenge. We've deployed Brocade networking solutions at Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City because they provide a radically simplified administration model, which reduces costs and improves network availability, and sets us up for further improvements and increased production line flexibility by leveraging SDN."
University Of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Selects Brocade Ruckus Wi-fi Solution To Provide Students With Best-in-class Online Exper...
According to UNMC's Director of Campus Services, Nicholas Ching, "One of our key strategies for competing for the best faculty and students is to provide them with best-in-class facilities, which is why we've invested in a complete infrastructure revamp to support our student network services. The Brocade Ruckus solution presented us with a compelling value proposition combining technical excellence, a successful track record of large-scale deployments, and a solid support model."
Fujitsu Consulting Builds New IP Network On Brocade SDN Architecture To Support Global Business Growth
"Being successful in outsourced development requires more than just great design and programming talent. It also needs a high-performance IT infrastructure capable of keeping development teams productive 24x7, with the flexibility to emulate clients' environments, which are of an increasingly hybrid-cloud nature," said Mr. Mohammed Shahed Khan, Group Head IT & CISO, Fujitsu Consulting. "In putting together the specifications for our new Bangalore GDC and upgrade of the Pune GDC, it was clear that we would need to go beyond traditional networking to deliver the capabilities we see as essential to a successful future. Brocade came to the table with a very compelling solution with strong support for open standards-based SDN, and our operational experience post-deployment has been excellent."
Broadcom Limited To Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc.for $5.9 Billion
“This transaction represents significant value for our shareholders, who will receive a 47% premium from the Brocade closing share price on Friday, October 28, 2016, and creates new opportunities for our customers and partners,” said Lloyd Carney, Chief Executive Officer of Brocade. “Our best-in-class FC SAN solutions will help Broadcom create one of the industry’s broadest portfolios for enterprise storage. We will work with Broadcom as it seeks to find a buyer for our IP Networking business which includes a full portfolio of open, hardware and software-based solutions spanning the core of the data center to the network edge.”
Brocade Ruckus Cloudpath Es 5.0 Simplifies Security And Policy Management
“The rise of a more mobile workforce has mandated that corporations to adopt robust BYOD programs, which ensure productivity both in and out of the workplace,” said Nolan Greene, senior research analyst, IDC. “However, many organizations, especially those with lean IT departments, still struggle with securing device connections to the network. Organizations are therefore tasked with finding a solution that not only enables the mobile workforce, but also provides enterprise-level security, something Ruckus Wireless seeks to deliver to its customers.”