Brocade

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  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Video: Getting your Network Infrastructure Ready for SDN .

    Cloud services, Big Data and changing traffic patterns are driving the need for a new network architecture. This short video will explain how you can get your network infrastructure ready for Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Forrester TEI: The Economic Impact of VCS Technology

    Goodbye ballooning costs. Hello efficient cloud. Enterprises and service providers are migrating to highly virtualized, cloud-based service models to accelerate new service delivery and drive innovation while also reducing costs. The Forrester Total Economic Impact study, “The Total Economic Impact of Brocade VCS Fabric Technology,” proves that with VCS...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Download “Competitive Landscape: Data Center Ethernet Fabric”

    Get Gartner’s recommendations for selecting the right Ethernet fabric for your data center network. This report highlights the competitive landscape of leading vendors in the data center Ethernet fabric market and provides insight into why vendors are pursuing strong end-to-end data center network integration.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Download “The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility”

    With the arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility; the data center must evolve to function optimally. At the same time, IT is being challenged to be more responsive and cost-efficient. To meet both of these challenges, this IDC Market Spotlight explains how a data center network fabric can provide...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2014

    Calculate how much Brocade VCS Fabric technology can lower your TCO

    The era of the costly and complex networks is over. Brocade® VCS® Fabric technology can dramatically improve your network efficiency, utilization, and performance while significantly reducing TCO at the same time. See for yourself by completing the calculations and discovering your potential savings.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    BYOEF Video

    Learn how build your own a highly resilient, high-performance Brocade Ethernet fabric.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cloud Networking Scaling Data Whitepaper

    While the business promise of cloud computing is broad, Brocade outline the few basic enabling themes underlying an effective cloud design.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Gartner Report "Emergence of Ethernet Fabric"

    The rapid development of Ethernet fabric offers users new choices to modernize their data center physical switch networks to support software-defined network and cloud computing. Networking professionals should start on the road to greater efficiency and automation in their data center networks.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Watch the Gartner Webcast to learn how fabrics reduce complexity

    Banish network complexity with expert input. In this Gartner Webcast, you’ll discover best practices for transitioning to a fabric-based network and how to find the networking vendor that best suits your business. Also learn how GEHA improved service delivery for more than one million subscribers with Ethernet fabrics.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Download Lippis’ “Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric”

    Deploying the correct Ethernet fabric is integral to any organization, but selecting it can be daunting. Fortunately, the Lippis guide Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric reports the findings from a recent study of several types of Ethernet fabric and provides recommendations based on the results.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IDC: Why Your Next Datacenter Network Will Likely Be a Fabric

    As a way to achieve faster and easier private cloud implementations, Ethernet fabrics can offer benefits directly related to the clearly defined networking requirements that cloud computing imposes, including: Increased performance and scalability Agility/ease of provisioning Automation Full network utilization Improved application performance Increased service velocity This white...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Tomorrow's Data Center Network - Today

    Learn how you can build the data center of tomorrow and enjoy its benefits today with an innovative network architecture that provides convergence-ready fabrics, increases application mobility, and provides unified management for network, compute, and storage.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Introducing Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    Industry discussions of server virtualization and cloud computing abound, for one simple reason: agility. Every year, CIOs are asked to support more - often much more, in terms of data and traffic - with less, and more quickly. Brocade VCS Fabric technology, which provides advanced Ethernet fabric capabilities, enables you...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    An Introduction to Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    Brocade VCS Fabric technology, which provides advanced Ethernet fabric capabilities, enables you to transition gracefully to elastic, highly automated, cloud-optimized networks. This paper reviews key data center network challenges and how Brocade VCS Fabric technology addresses them.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Enabling an Open Cloud Network Through Brocade and OpenStack

    Brocade introduces a portfolio of products ready for OpenStack cloud orchestration, with an open technology and partner-agnostic approach that maximizes choice and flexibility for efficient and scalable enterprise cloud solutions. This paper discusses support for the OpenStack initiative across the Brocade portfolio.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Exploring Software-Defined Networking with Brocade

    In this paper you will learn about the range of SDN technologies that are currently evolving and how they can be applied to a series of cloud-related challenges. In addition, this paper will illustrate how Brocade is implementing SDN both vertically -- in data, control, and management planes -- and...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Total Economic Impact Of Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    In January 2013, Brocade commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Brocade VCS Fabric technology. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the VCS fabrics...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What Is an Ethernet Fabric?

    This paper reviews classic Ethernet architecture in light of new data center requirements, provides an overview of the differences between traditional Ethernet and Ethernet fabrics, and explains how Ethernet fabrics can be used to address emerging data center challenges.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    VCS Fabric Technology Creates “Plug and Play” Network for On-Demand Applications

    In this paper Brocade discusses how Brocade VCS Fabric technology used with the Brocade VDX 8770 Switch provides a plug and play architecture, simplifying the network to dramatically reduce the time to provision on-demand applications for both private and public clouds.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Brocade VCS Fabric Technology Speeds IT Service Delivery with Automated Deployment Features

    In this paper you will learn how Brocade VCS Fabric technology radically simplifies the configuration, management, and ongoing operation of network infrastructures. Administrators can deploy and expand highly automated, reliable, efficient Brocade VCS fabrics at least five times faster than other fabrics in the market.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Scaling Out Data Centers with Brocade VCS Fabric Technology and Brocade VDX Switches

    Organizations require maximum flexibility as they move to deploy new virtualized applications and the network infrastructure that supports them. Brocade VDX switches allow VCS fabric deployments to start small and grow as needs dictate, scaling up with additional switches, or adjusting either up or down with innovative PoD licensing. With...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Choosing the right cloud for your business

    Choosing which type of cloud deployment is right for you depends on many factors, including the industry your organisation is involved in, the regulatory requirements it may be subject to and even the type of customers you have, as well as the key benefits you which to reap. Read this...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Q&A: Extending datacentre capabilities across the network

    What are the key factors affecting today's networks? How will the cloud impact how organizations build their networks? Brocade CMO John McHugh explains the common challenges organisations face with their network infrastructures and how Brocade is providing innovative solutions to help them...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Migrating to the cloud? Develop a roadmap

    To help ensure your organisation's cloud migration is successful and that you get the maximum benefits from cloud computing, it is vital to develop a roadmap both for the cloud migration and the future of your cloud computing plans. This Brocade white paper outlines five steps to develop a cloud...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    How cloud computing poses challenges for networks

    Today's cloud-based infrastructures and complex datacentres need networks that are capable of carrying multiple types of data, each with different types of requirements. How does one go about evaluating how ready their network is for cloud computing and then going about correcting what is needed? Read this Brocade white paper...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Deploying Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches with Brocade VCS in Enterprise Data Centers

    At the heart of Brocade VDX 6720 switches is Brocade Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS), a new Ethernet fabric technology that addresses the unique requirements of next-generation data center environments. Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches, the first in the new Brocade VDX family, are 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) line-rates, low-latency,...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Gaining the Cloud Advantage

    The cloud is emerging as the alternative model to on-premise legacy systems. The cloud means on-demand hosted services, such as computing, network, and storage capacity, where all the time-consuming, complex, and expensive hardware management takes place at one layer removed from the buyer. According to recent findings by research firm...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Enterprise Wireless LAN Antenna

    This document provides an RF engineer a catalog of antenna parts and accessories to complete a customized RF environment. This guide specifically addresses the antennas used for 2.4 GHz, 5.2 GHz and dual band antenna implementations for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). It is important to understand that antenna and...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leveraging the Benefits of Provider Backbone Bridges

    The Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB) standard, IEEE 802.1ah, has been studied in this paper to understand the limitations that come with this standard. The paper suggests that when compared with a Provider Bridges (PB) network, the deployment of a Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB) network offers simpler operations. This bridges standard...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Technical Brief: Next-Generation Wireless Backhaul Solutions

    Mobile operators are currently experiencing rapid growth in data services along with a steady growth in voice traffic. However, the voice market is extremely competitive and revenue growth is slow. They face the dual challenge of increasing average revenue per user and reducing customer churn. Service providers are seeking revenue...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leveraging the Benefits of Provider Backbone Bridges

    The Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB) standard, IEEE 802.1ah, has been studied in this paper to understand the limitations that come with this standard. The paper suggests that when compared with a Provider Bridges (PB) network, the deployment of a Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB) network offers simpler operations. This bridges standard...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Gaining the Cloud Advantage

    The cloud is emerging as the alternative model to on-premise legacy systems. The cloud means on-demand hosted services, such as computing, network, and storage capacity, where all the time-consuming, complex, and expensive hardware management takes place at one layer removed from the buyer. According to recent findings by research firm...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Technical Brief: Next-Generation Wireless Backhaul Solutions

    Mobile operators are currently experiencing rapid growth in data services along with a steady growth in voice traffic. However, the voice market is extremely competitive and revenue growth is slow. They face the dual challenge of increasing average revenue per user and reducing customer churn. Service providers are seeking revenue...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Enterprise Wireless LAN Antenna

    This document provides an RF engineer a catalog of antenna parts and accessories to complete a customized RF environment. This guide specifically addresses the antennas used for 2.4 GHz, 5.2 GHz and dual band antenna implementations for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). It is important to understand that antenna and...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    An Introduction to Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    Brocade VCS Fabric technology, which provides advanced Ethernet fabric capabilities, enables you to transition gracefully to elastic, highly automated, cloud-optimized networks. This paper reviews key data center network challenges and how Brocade VCS Fabric technology addresses them.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Scaling Out Data Centers with Brocade VCS Fabric Technology and Brocade VDX Switches

    Organizations require maximum flexibility as they move to deploy new virtualized applications and the network infrastructure that supports them. Brocade VDX switches allow VCS fabric deployments to start small and grow as needs dictate, scaling up with additional switches, or adjusting either up or down with innovative PoD licensing. With...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Enabling an Open Cloud Network Through Brocade and OpenStack

    Brocade introduces a portfolio of products ready for OpenStack cloud orchestration, with an open technology and partner-agnostic approach that maximizes choice and flexibility for efficient and scalable enterprise cloud solutions. This paper discusses support for the OpenStack initiative across the Brocade portfolio.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Exploring Software-Defined Networking with Brocade

    In this paper you will learn about the range of SDN technologies that are currently evolving and how they can be applied to a series of cloud-related challenges. In addition, this paper will illustrate how Brocade is implementing SDN both vertically -- in data, control, and management planes -- and...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Total Economic Impact Of Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    In January 2013, Brocade commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Brocade VCS Fabric technology. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the VCS fabrics...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What Is an Ethernet Fabric?

    This paper reviews classic Ethernet architecture in light of new data center requirements, provides an overview of the differences between traditional Ethernet and Ethernet fabrics, and explains how Ethernet fabrics can be used to address emerging data center challenges.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    VCS Fabric Technology Creates “Plug and Play” Network for On-Demand Applications

    In this paper Brocade discusses how Brocade VCS Fabric technology used with the Brocade VDX 8770 Switch provides a plug and play architecture, simplifying the network to dramatically reduce the time to provision on-demand applications for both private and public clouds.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Brocade VCS Fabric Technology Speeds IT Service Delivery with Automated Deployment Features

    In this paper you will learn how Brocade VCS Fabric technology radically simplifies the configuration, management, and ongoing operation of network infrastructures. Administrators can deploy and expand highly automated, reliable, efficient Brocade VCS fabrics at least five times faster than other fabrics in the market.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IDC: Why Your Next Datacenter Network Will Likely Be a Fabric

    As a way to achieve faster and easier private cloud implementations, Ethernet fabrics can offer benefits directly related to the clearly defined networking requirements that cloud computing imposes, including: Increased performance and scalability Agility/ease of provisioning Automation Full network utilization Improved application performance Increased service velocity This white...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Building Tomorrow's Data Center Network - Today

    Learn how you can build the data center of tomorrow and enjoy its benefits today with an innovative network architecture that provides convergence-ready fabrics, increases application mobility, and provides unified management for network, compute, and storage.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Introducing Brocade VCS Fabric Technology

    Industry discussions of server virtualization and cloud computing abound, for one simple reason: agility. Every year, CIOs are asked to support more - often much more, in terms of data and traffic - with less, and more quickly. Brocade VCS Fabric technology, which provides advanced Ethernet fabric capabilities, enables you...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Gartner Report "Emergence of Ethernet Fabric"

    The rapid development of Ethernet fabric offers users new choices to modernize their data center physical switch networks to support software-defined network and cloud computing. Networking professionals should start on the road to greater efficiency and automation in their data center networks.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Watch the Gartner Webcast to learn how fabrics reduce complexity

    Banish network complexity with expert input. In this Gartner Webcast, you’ll discover best practices for transitioning to a fabric-based network and how to find the networking vendor that best suits your business. Also learn how GEHA improved service delivery for more than one million subscribers with Ethernet fabrics.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Download Lippis’ “Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric”

    Deploying the correct Ethernet fabric is integral to any organization, but selecting it can be daunting. Fortunately, the Lippis guide Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric reports the findings from a recent study of several types of Ethernet fabric and provides recommendations based on the results.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2014

    Calculate how much Brocade VCS Fabric technology can lower your TCO

    The era of the costly and complex networks is over. Brocade® VCS® Fabric technology can dramatically improve your network efficiency, utilization, and performance while significantly reducing TCO at the same time. See for yourself by completing the calculations and discovering your potential savings.

    Provided By Brocade

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    BYOEF Video

    Learn how build your own a highly resilient, high-performance Brocade Ethernet fabric.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cloud Networking Scaling Data Whitepaper

    While the business promise of cloud computing is broad, Brocade outline the few basic enabling themes underlying an effective cloud design.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Download “Competitive Landscape: Data Center Ethernet Fabric”

    Get Gartner’s recommendations for selecting the right Ethernet fabric for your data center network. This report highlights the competitive landscape of leading vendors in the data center Ethernet fabric market and provides insight into why vendors are pursuing strong end-to-end data center network integration.

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Download “The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility”

    With the arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility; the data center must evolve to function optimally. At the same time, IT is being challenged to be more responsive and cost-efficient. To meet both of these challenges, this IDC Market Spotlight explains how a data center network fabric can provide...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Forrester TEI: The Economic Impact of VCS Technology

    Goodbye ballooning costs. Hello efficient cloud. Enterprises and service providers are migrating to highly virtualized, cloud-based service models to accelerate new service delivery and drive innovation while also reducing costs. The Forrester Total Economic Impact study, “The Total Economic Impact of Brocade VCS Fabric Technology,” proves that with VCS...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Deploying Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches with Brocade VCS in Enterprise Data Centers

    At the heart of Brocade VDX 6720 switches is Brocade Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS), a new Ethernet fabric technology that addresses the unique requirements of next-generation data center environments. Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches, the first in the new Brocade VDX family, are 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) line-rates, low-latency,...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Choosing the right cloud for your business

    Choosing which type of cloud deployment is right for you depends on many factors, including the industry your organisation is involved in, the regulatory requirements it may be subject to and even the type of customers you have, as well as the key benefits you which to reap. Read this...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Q&A: Extending datacentre capabilities across the network

    What are the key factors affecting today's networks? How will the cloud impact how organizations build their networks? Brocade CMO John McHugh explains the common challenges organisations face with their network infrastructures and how Brocade is providing innovative solutions to help them...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Migrating to the cloud? Develop a roadmap

    To help ensure your organisation's cloud migration is successful and that you get the maximum benefits from cloud computing, it is vital to develop a roadmap both for the cloud migration and the future of your cloud computing plans. This Brocade white paper outlines five steps to develop a cloud...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    How cloud computing poses challenges for networks

    Today's cloud-based infrastructures and complex datacentres need networks that are capable of carrying multiple types of data, each with different types of requirements. How does one go about evaluating how ready their network is for cloud computing and then going about correcting what is needed? Read this Brocade white paper...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Video: Getting your Network Infrastructure Ready for SDN .

    Cloud services, Big Data and changing traffic patterns are driving the need for a new network architecture. This short video will explain how you can get your network infrastructure ready for Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

    Provided By Brocade