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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
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
- 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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