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Brocade Virtual ADX Evaluation

We are proud to announce the General Availability of the Brocade Virtual ADX 3.0! Below you will find a set of major features with this release:

SLB Methods

Least Connections, Weighted Least Connections, Round Robin, Weighted Round Robin, Static Weighted Round Robin, Enhanced Weighted, Dynamic Weighted (SNMP-based), Response Time

L2-3 Services

L2: VLAN, 802.1q VLAN Tagging

L3: IPv4 and IPv6 routing service - OSPFv2, OSPFv3, BGP, and Static Routing

SLB Supports

Layer 4: TCP, UDP, MMS, RTSP, FTP, TFTP

Layer 7: HTTP, DNS, SSL Session ID Switching, OpenScript Engine for Application Scripting

Health Monitoring

Layer 2; Layer 3; Layer 4 checks for TCP and UDP ports; Layer 7 checks for applications that include DNS, RADIUS, HTTP, SSL, LDAP, LDAPS, MMS, RTSP, SMTP, TELNET, FTP, NNTP, IMAP4, PNM, POP3, SIP

IPv6 SLB Services

SLB 666

High Availability

Hot-Standby

Management and Orchestration

CLI, GUI, Syslog, Telnet, SNMP, SCP, SNTP, AAA, XML API

SLB Throughput

3 Gbps of throughput (with the current production license)

Security and Protection

Dynamic and Static NAT, SSL Termination

Hypervisor Support

VMware ESX/ESXi 4.x and above, Linux KVM 0.9.0, XenServer 6.2.0


HOW CAN I GET MY HANDS ON VIRTUAL ADX?

Anyone who is interested in trying out Virtual ADX 3.0 can go to MyBrocade (must be a registered MyBrocade user) and download an evaluation package which will allow evaluation of a single Virtual ADX instance for no more than 60 days. The Virtual ADX evaluation package is offered at no cost to anyone. Here are the steps to access:

  1. Log in to MyBrocade with your User ID and Password
  2. Click on “downloads” to access the “Product Downloads” section
  3. From the “Download by” list select on either “Application Delivery Controllers” or “Network Functions Virtualization
  4. Under Product Name category, click on the “Virtual ADX” directory
  5. Select the “Virtual ADX Evaluation” directory and click on the specific Virtual ADX evaluation software package based on the requested hypervisor support
  6. Download the file.

WHAT ARE THE CURRENT PRODUCT AVAILABILITIES FOR THE BROCADE VIRTUAL ADX?

Currently Virtual ADX will be sold and fulfilled directly through Brocade and will be available via the following offerings:

  • Developer (License) – Non-production edition: A developer license supports a max throughput of 1 Mbps. When the Virtual ADX is first installed, it’s supplied with the dev. license by default.
  • Evaluation License – Non-production edition: This offering is 60 day term-based trial license that can be downloaded at no cost to the customer, and is available via MyBrocade for instant download.
  • Perpetual License – Production edition: This offering is provided via a one-time cost to run all relevant Virtual ADX major feature set with service and support sold separately. Please talk to your Brocade sales representative for product SKUs and pricing guidelines.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VIRTUAL ADX 3.0?

Go to Virtual ADX Product Page at Brocade.com

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