Brocade's Strategy To Enable Cloud Computing Adoption

We have known Brocade for being the core player in SAN switch, collaborating with other entities such as EMC for SAN storage devices.

For many years since it was first founded, Brocade core competencies were SAN networking technology and fibre channel technology, collectively considered to belong to data center technology.

In year 2008, Brocade acquired Foundry Networks to capitalize on its IP based network technology (Ethernet switches and routers).

With this acquisition, Brocade was able to move up the value chain by providing a complete set of networking technology from physical layer, networking layer up to application layer as determined by the OSI. It was a good move and Brocade's business progresses greatly thereafter.

Going back to its inception, Brocade has been market leader in terms of research and development of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology as well as their own firmware known as Fabric OS running on its ASIC based chipset. This gives them industrial edge over competitors.

The current version of Fabric OS is Fabric OS 6.x which supports Virtual Fabrics-capable while for its ASIC chipset, it is GoldenEye 2.

According to Gina Tan (Director, Regional Sales South East Asia), Brocade was the first company in the industry to introduce cloud computing readiness for networking technology, namely its VCS technology.

Cloud computing is the biggest trend in the ICT industry as at for now.

Their biggest selling point and competency is Brocade Complete SP Solution;cloud ready from service provider CORE-TO-EDGE, which is targeting service providers such as telecommunication providers.

The idea is this.

From provider core to metro aggregation, deploy Brocade MLX Series with 100 GbE and 8X10 GbE.

From metro to access, deploy NetIron CER, NetIron CES and Brocade 6910.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro_Ethernet


And if you are not a service provider, all you really need is to start with VDX 6720 Ethernet fabric switches to help you with step by step, seamless, hassle free, plug and play deployment for cloud optimized network adoption.

Brocade's strategy to help companies to adopt cloud optimized network lies in its Brocade One's CloudPlex Architecture; an open standard architecture for cloud optimized computer network architecture. The CloudPlex supports open standards such as OpenFlow and OpenStack. What this means is that if you are a CIO or network architect for data centers, be it private cloud, public cloud or hybrid cloud, you need to make a decision on the next step (direction), and hence you should consult CloudPlex.

In other words, Brocade is the leader and the guru for cloud optimized network and they know what is best. You should consult them for 'free'.

On Mar 2011, Brocade announced a $100 million evaluation program to assist enterprises with cloud optimized network adoption. This evaluation program will cover sample products, workshops, knowledgebase seminars around the APAC region.

Check out details.

Media Contacts:

PR AGENCY CONTACT
David Gibson
inter.asia communications
m. + (6) 012 612 1425
david@inter-asia.biz

Comments

rico said…
Appealing information you have provided. It gained me more knowledge and idea. Please keep up the good because i like the way you are writing. Thanks!

International Adoption Agencies
Jhonathan said…
Cloud is one of the tremendous technology that any company in this world would rely on(cloud computing training institutes in chennai). Using this technology many tough tasks can be accomplished easily in no time. Your content are also explaining the same(Cloud computing training). Thanks for sharing this in here. You are running a great blog, keep up this good work(hadoop training in chennai).
Very nice article.We have to learning for lot of new information.Thanks a lot.

Manpower Consultancy in Chennai
Olivia Raja said…
Great article! It would be great to see more senior leaders using social media to communicate real time with people.PHP Training in Chennai
kanchana said…
Nice..You have clearly explained about it ...Its very useful for me to know about new things..Keep on blogging..
Hadoop training in chennai
Thanu Abi said…
Wonderful article.It is to define the concepts very well.Clearly explain the information.It has more valuable information for encourage me to achieve my career goal.

cloud computing training in chennai
nice posts..
Informatica training, in the recent times has acquired a wide scope of popularity amongst the youngsters at the forefront of their career.
Informatica online training in hyderabad

Roshini RS said…
This technical post helps me to improve my skills set, thanks for this wonder article I expect your upcoming blog, so keep sharing...
Regards,
PHP Training|PHP Training in Chennai
Arthur Mac said…
Pretty post. Whatever we accumulated data from the web journals, we ought to actualize that in basically then no one but we can comprehend that precise thing obviously.
Java Training in chennai | Java course in chennai | JAVA J2EE Training Institutes in Chennai