This white paper explores the benefits of an innovative scaling model called "Pay-As-You-Grow" licensing. This method introduces three different SKUs within a single fixed form factor switch. This fabric switch allows you to choose to build 3 different types of fabrics depending on what you need.
The physical layer – the foundation for your IT environment – is the only network component that has yet to be virtualized, but so much of virtualization's success relies on it. Learn more about the cabling requirements for virtualization and how network intelligence can be the secret to virtualization's success.
Hands-on lab testing of Fibre Channel directors including measurements by an independent electrician. Learn how power savings can leave more watts and amps available per rack and per floor tile for bladed servers and storage.
Brocade offers a number of fabric interoperability solutions to provide flexible deployment options that help maximize hardware investments. This paper describes the various approaches Brocade is taking toward interoperability.
Established LAN design practices were created for an environment of limited switch performance. Today's high-capacity switches allow new design approaches, thus reducing cost and complexity in campus and data center LANs. Read this Gartner report to learn about maximizing LAN performance by minimizing LAN switch Tiers.
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