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May 21, 2012 08:00 ET

Brocade Showcases Cloud-Optimized Networking Solutions at EMC World 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - (EMC World) (NASDAQ: BRCD)


  • Brocade will showcase its broad offering of cloud-optimized networking products and fully integrated EMC solutions at EMC World 2012.
  • Brocade technical experts will deliver presentations designed to inform and educate show attendees about how fabric-based networks are providing the scalability, high performance and operational simplicity needed for highly virtualized and cloud environments.

EMC World - Booth 426
The Venetian (Sands Conference and Convention Center)
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

AJ Casamento, Global Solutions Architect, Brocade

Enabling Cloud Architectures with EMC VPLEX and Brocade Networking
Tuesday, May 22
10:00 - 11:00 am
Lido 3001A

This session will explain how Brocade networking solutions are enabling VPLEX-based cloud architectures in the data center. It will also highlight how Brocade is integrating with VMware Metro vMotion for creating disaster avoidance solutions and serving as the foundation for stretched Oracle RAC clusters for high-availability SAP deployments.

Storage Networking for the Virtual Enterprise
Tuesday, May 22
4:15 - 5:15 pm
Lido 3005

This session will discuss the latest in storage networking protocols for EMC storage platforms. Topics include new architectures for scaling SAN fabrics, new features for enhancing SAN metro connectivity and new capabilities for SAN management, as well as a review of Ethernet fabric deployments for FCoE, iSCSI and NAS.

New Unified Storage and SAN Management Integration:
Seamless integration of Brocade Network Advisor storage area networking (SAN) management software with EMC ProSphere cloud storage management software that provides organizations with a more holistic view of their storage networking resources to simplify and automate the management of joint EMC and Brocade SAN environments.

SAN Fabric Solutions: Brocade's award-winning family of cloud-optimized, SAN fabric solutions, built on the new 16 Gbps Fibre Channel standard that deliver greater levels of flexibility for data center consolidation, expansion and refresh projects.

Ethernet Fabric Solutions: Brocade's award-winning family of VDX Ethernet fabric switches that provide higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and operational simplicity to meet the business needs of virtualized data centers today and into the future.

Proven Infrastructure: EMC VSPEX combines Brocade cloud-optimized networking technologies with EMC unified storage and next-generation backup architecture, enabling customers to leverage their server and hypervisor of choice, accelerating the journey to the cloud.

Distance Data Center Connectivity: Integrated solutions for migrating live applications between data centers with VMware vMotion, EMC VPLEX and Brocade networking infrastructure. The combination delivers twice the performance for migrating virtual machines (VMs) over double the distance between data centers compared to competitive solutions.

Big Data Solution for High-performance Applications: Combines Brocade VDX Ethernet fabric switches, Brocade MLXe routers and EMC Isilon scale-out NAS storage that deliver twice the performance of other comparative solutions in published test results.


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About Brocade

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

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