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April 15, 2013 08:05 ET

Brocade to Demonstrate Migration Strategies and Path Toward Software-Defined Networking at Open Networking Summit

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2013) - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that it will be exhibiting and attending Open Networking Summit 2013, the premier conference aimed at the evolving Software-Defined Networking (SDN) landscape. As a leader in data center networking and an initial member of the Open Networking Foundation, Brocade believes that SDN holds the promise of starting a new network innovation cycle and will launch a wave of next-generation network-based applications and services. During this event Brocade will discuss and demonstrate solutions to help customers realize the full potential of SDN.

WHY: 
The emergence of SDN and protocols such as OpenFlow provide new approaches and modes of thinking to help data centers adapt to business demands. The Open Networking Summit (ONS) brings together the industry's top thought leaders and innovative companies to explore the evolution of the SDN ecosystem.

WHAT: 
Brocade is a Visionary Sponsor of Open Networking Summit 2013.

At Booth 102, Brocade experts will be showcasing two SDN demonstrations with OpenFlow:

BROCADE OPENFLOW HYBRID PORT MODE

  • Brocade OpenFlow Hybrid Port Mode provides a unique and differentiated approach to OpenFlow by allowing users to run OpenFlow traffic concurrently with traditional routed traffic on the same port for a seamless migration path to SDN.

SDN NETWORK ANALYTICS TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION

  • The Network Analytics Application with OpenFlow technology demonstration shows how SDN can simplify operations to reduce operational expenses for high-value software applications.

WHEN:
Brocade will also be participating in the following speaking sessions at ONS 2013:
TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

  • Visionary Theater Presentation: Brocade OpenFlow Hybrid Port Mode
    1 - 1:20 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013

  • Open Networking Summit Closing Panel
    David Meyer, CTO of the Service Provider Business and Chief Architect
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Mission City Ballroom

WHERE:
Brocade Booth #102
Santa Clara Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara, CA 95954

ATTEND: 
To register for the event, visit: www.opennetsummit.org/pricing-register.html.

To stay up to date on event activities and all Brocade news, follow @BRCDcomm on Twitter and the hashtag #ONS2013.

About Brocade
Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) networking solutions help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. (www.brocade.com)

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