Brocade, Dell Collaborate to Unveil First 16 Gbps Fibre Channel End-to-End SolutionPaul QuintaroBenzinga
Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) todaydemonstrated continued momentum in next-generation storage areanetworking (SAN) by announcing it is helping to offer the industry'sfirst complete, end-to-end solution based on the 16 Gbps FibreChannel (FC) protocol with Dell Compellent -- from servers, toswitches and storage -- that doubles bandwidth for business criticalapplications within highly virtualized data center environments.The end-to-end 16 Gbps FC solution is achieved by new enhancements toDell Compellent SC8000 storage arrays, including a next-generation 16Gbps Fibre Channel IO module for the array, along with the new Dell Compellent Storage Center 6.3 software also announced today. Inaddition, Brocade announced availability of the Brocade M6505 16 GbpsFC embedded SAN I/O module by Dell, which enables Dell PowerEdgeM1000e Blade Enclosures to directly connect to the higherbandwidth-capable Compellent storage arrays.(c) 2012 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.