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.
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.
This case study reveals the data center networking solution one of Europe's largest university hospitals implemented to help them fully recognize the many benefits of server virtualization.
Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide the higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and simplicity required to meet the business needs of data centers today and into the future.
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.
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