Ethernet Fabric (VDX, CNA)

Retired-Super Contributor
Posts: 260
Registered: ‎05-12-2010

Brocade VDX 6720 Launches Ethernet Fabrics - Industry Commentary

Well, yesterday's announcement of the Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switch family was widely covered.  Here is a list of world-wide reviews and commentary.

1.  Network World (John Dix): Brocade CEO says Ethernet fabrics will undermine Cisco's dominance

2.  eWeek (Fahmida Y. Rashid): Brocade Cloud-Optimized Ethernet Switches Designed to Flatten Networks

3.  ComputerWorld, InfoWorld & ITWorld Canada (Lucas Mearian): Brocade's new Ethernet switches reduce network complexity, cost

4.  Silicon Angle (Maria D): Brocade Introduces Ethernet Fabric Solutions

5.  LightReading (Craig Matsumoto): Brocade Flattens Out

6.  Comms Express: Brocade launches Ethernet switches - Network Accessories

7.  CRN (Chad Berndtson): Brocade Eyes Flatter Network With New 10 GbE Switches

8.  Enterprise Storage Forum (Kevin Komiega): Brocade Moves FCoE Beyond Top-of-Rack

9.  eWeek Europe (Tom Jowitt): Brocade And Juniper Show Off Faster Fabrics

10. Network Computing (Mike Fratto): Brocade First To Market With Native End-to-End FCoE

11. ZDNet (Jack Clark): Brocade releases new family of switches

12. Network World & Computerworld (Jim Duffy): Brocade data center switches take on Cisco, Juniper

13. Computer Technology Review: Brocade unveils Ethernet Fabric solutions to enable virtualized data centers and cloud-optimized networks

14. The Register & Channel Register (Chris Mellor): Brocade: Vertically integrated IT stacks are dying

15. The Register (Chris Mellor): Brocade delivers 10gig FCoE switching

16. MIS Asia (Wang Daqiang): Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches Launched, Already Shipping

17. DataCenterDynamics (Yevgeniy Sverdlik): Brocade launches switches to enable flat network fabrics

18. CIO & Techworld Australia (Rodney Gedda): Brocade releases virtual data centre switches

There is also an Ethernet fabric site with content, tweets and articles about Ethernet fabrics, cloud computing and virtual data centers.

----->   You have to watch the "We Need A Cloud" video ... LOL funny.

Join the Community

Get quick and easy access to valuable resource designed to help you manage your Brocade Network.

vADC is now Pulse Secure
Download FREE NVMe eBook