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To ensure that their information is stored securely and backed up reliably, many organizations rely on Brocade-based Storage Area Network (SAN) and application infrastructure management solutions. With its new Tapestry family of solutions and its industry-leading SilkWorm family of SAN infrastructure solutions, Brocade is paving the way for more efficient management of the three C's: cost, complexity, and compliance.

 

Today, Brocade solutions help maximize technology investments by providing a highly available and easily managed foundation for mission-critical storage, server, and application resources. Leveraging these innovative solutions, organizations can simplify their IT environments to increase asset utilization, reduce operating costs, and ensure compliance with their business objectives. The result is a high-performance, high-availability IT environment designed for cost-effective growth.

 

A World Class Technology Leader

Today, leading Global 500 companies rely on Brocade solutions to provide an open and secure environment for their mission-critical storage applications, such as data backup, storage and server consolidation, and business continuance. With regional sales centers located around the world, Brocade is a diverse and global company with a clear vision for continued industry leadership.


Silkworm: The intelligent platform for networking storage

Brocade has developed an Intelligent Fabric Operating Environment that incorporates intelligence directly into the networking storage platform - creating a highly available, scalable, and secure environment for storage applications. Using the Brocade SilkWorm family of fabric switches and software, organizations can:

  • Connect servers with storage devices and scale them independently
  • Consolidate and share servers and storage resources
  • Share valuable backup resources across the enterprise
  • Centralize data management to handle more data without increasing personnel resources

Tapestry: Innovative solutions for IT infrastructure management.

With its Tapestry family of data and IT infrastructure management solutions, Brocade provides IT organizations with new tools to address a variety of cost, complexity, control, and compliance issues across the enterprise. These products are designed to simplify management in a wide range of environments and help provide a fast ROI for many elements of the IT infrastructure. Key benefits of Tapestry solutions include:

  • Higher performance for improved data access
  • Automation and template-based operations for increased productivity and consistency
  • Centralized resource management for simplified administration and greater resource utilization
  • Increased control over both local and remote data assets

A high return on investment.

Recent studies have shown that networking storage can reduce the cost of storing, managing, and administering information by more than 50 percent. In fact, many companies that rely on Brocade solutions have achieved unprecedented returns on their investments. These savings range from reduced data backup time and higher business continuance to optimized resource utilization and storage consolidation. Brocade is focused on helping organizations achieve the highest rate of return from networking their storage in a Brocade SAN infrastructure.

 

A leader in defining new technologies and standards.

Brocade solutions are designed to provide immediate value as well as a clear path for scalable, cost-effective growth in the future. Brocade has pioneered much of the storage networking technology available today, and continues to develop innovative, next-generation solutions such as the Tapestry product family.

Moreover, Brocade actively transforms new technology advances into open industry standards. Brocade works closely with numerous industry standards bodies to ensure that its solutions adhere to these standards.


Strong partnerships with global leaders.

To help ensure the end-to-end interoperability of Brocade products in enterprise computing environments, Brocade partners with many IT industry leaders. Through programs such as Fabric Aware, Brocade provides testing and technical resources to its partners to verify the interoperability of Brocade solutions in heterogeneous IT environments. And, Brocade is the reference platform of choice for more than 150 companies that develop technologies and products designed to leverage the intelligence of Brocade solutions.

 

Worldwide availability through a variety of channels.

Brocade products, support, and education services are available through the Brocade Alliance Partner Network, which includes authorized systems integrators and value-added resellers. In addition, Brocade solutions are available worldwide through Brocade OEM Partners, which include the world's leading server and storage systems providers

 

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