Brocade and EMC have announced they are set to deliver fully integrated, pre-validated infrastructure solutions targeted at small to medium enterprise (SME) customers wanting to secure the benefits of virtualization and transition to cloud. The EMC® VSPEX™ Proven Infrastructure provides channel with a ‘cloud in a box’ approach to integration and solutions delivery, that also opens up and protects channel services and consultancy revenue streams.
The EMC VSPEX solutions combine Brocade cloud-optimized networking technologies with EMC unified storage and next generation backup architecture, providing the core architecture required to become cloud-ready. Customers can then leverage any server and hypervisor of their choice.
SME’s are a significant market; but their requirements are shaped by a need for simplicity and ease of use, combined with the ability to secure flexible, cost-effective, infrastructure growth in the longer term.
Pre-validated by EMC for interoperability and featured in EMC labs, VSPEX customers will have the ability to choose from:
The channel’s unique position within the IT marketplace and proximity to the customer makes them a natural fit as the “go-to” party for consulting and deployment of advanced technologies. To leverage the channel’s valuable expertise and technical know-how, VSPEX solutions will be integrated and available via authorized Brocade Alliance Partner Network (APN) and EMC’s Velocity Program channel partners.