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Brocade Delivers Industry-first Gen 6 Fibre Channel Directors for the All-flash Data Center
"Legacy networks will bottleneck flash storage minimizing the performance and economic benefits of this game-changing technology," said Jack Rondoni, vice president of storage networking at Brocade. "Brocade's Gen 6 Fibre Channel solutions unleash the full value of today's flash technology and enable tomorrow's next-generation flash storage based on Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe). NVMe will be the next disruptive storage technology in the data center and customers will be able to seamlessly integrate NVMe over fabrics with Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel."
Viavi And Brocade Deliver Highly Scalable Subscriber Data Analytics Solution For Mobile Operators
As subscribers increase network usage through more diverse devices and applications, the conditions for optimal QoE become more complex and unpredictable. Mobile operators are trying to improve the subscriber experience by allocating network resources based on application-specific requirements. This approach requires rapid analysis of network performance and subscriber QoE. Gathering data in trace files for full seven-layer analysis can take hours for each subscriber via traditional assurance systems. This length of time makes proper analysis prohibitively difficult as the capture received may no longer be relevant.
Brocade Network Helps DLT Solutions Accelerate Its Growth Trajectory
"As a market leader in such high-demand areas as cloud and cyber solutions, there are significant demands on our infrastructure," said Ron Tucker, vice president, information technology, DLT Solutions. "We are continually reviewing our IT capabilities to ensure we can most effectively support the company's growth. Through this review process, we realized it was time to replace the existing, disparate network with a more robust, enterprise-class infrastructure to support our server virtualization and storage expansion efforts. We knew we needed to upgrade our network, and our analyses pointed us toward Brocade for its agile, software-focused technology, and for its cost-effective, easy-to-manage architecture."
Brocade Wins Best of Show Grand Prize Award for SDI/NFV at Interop Tokyo 2016
The panel of judges commended Brocade VNF Manager for its pure-play, open-source approach to VNF management and NFV orchestration. The application is available today for easy deployment and integration with existing management tools and OpenDaylight-based SDN controllers.
Brocade Announces Employment Inducement Awards in Connection With Acquisition of Ruckus Wireless, Inc
June 10, 2016
Brocade Completes Acquisition of Ruckus Wireless
Growth in mobility is driving exponential increases in connected devices and data, and fueling the need for greater analytics capabilities and more pervasive security across the network. The combined company’s expertise and technology leadership in carrier-grade wireless, virtual Evolved Packet Core, mobile edge computing, and network visibility further strengthens the disruptive mobility strategy that Brocade announced in February. It also positions the company to provide differentiated solutions and scale-out capabilities in support of emerging opportunities, such as OpenG™ technology and 5G services, Internet of Things (IoT), and smart cities.
Brocade Advances Automation Leadership With Open Network Automation Platform
As companies move to digitize their business, they need an underlying network architecture, including automation, which supports business agility. This New IP architecture enables the network to become a platform for innovation and for developing, delivering and securing new applications. According to a global CIO survey1, 75 percent of respondents stated that the network is impacting their organizations' ability to achieve business goals. The lack of network automation and integration of the network with other IT operations and tool chains is the single biggest inhibitor to capitalizing on digitization.
Telefonica and Brocade Establish vEPC Performance Benchmarks in Joint NFV Reference Lab Tests
"The Brocade VCM solution is architected to take maximum advantage of virtualization to meet performance requirements. The ability to quickly scale the control and user planes independently ensures agile and reliable operations. With these capabilities, VCM can satisfy the diverse needs of service providers looking to transform their infrastructure to a cloud environment," said Nishi Kant, vice president of mobile networking at Brocade.
Unlocking the Power of Digital Transformation: Freeing IT From Legacy Constraints
"For the last two decades, legacy IT infrastructure held back businesses from innovating on their terms. The IT department has found itself having to say 'no' to new business opportunities too often. It wasn't supposed to be that way," said Christine Heckart, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of ecosystems, Brocade. "Modern New IP technologies unlock the power of the network as a platform for innovation enabling the IT department to be able to say 'yes' to all kinds of business opportunities that surface daily in today's era of digital transformation. The network is the critical key to unlocking the power of digital transformation and freeing the IT department from legacy constraints that hinder innovation."