Brocade Blade Server SAN I/O Modules

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Maximize the benefits of consolidation with the industry’s best-in-class blade server SAN I/O modules

Deliver high availability: Brocade Fibre Channel SAN anchors high-performance data centers. This scalable fabric helps preserve legacy network design while supporting active-active server connections. Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel with Fabric Vision powers partner solutions to boost application performance through maximum reliability and resilience.

Increase I/O: A highly virtualized environment needs speedy, high-capacity throughput. Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel responds with I/O performance that is 40 percent better than alternatives.

Accelerate deployment and diagnosis: Reduce the time it takes to deploy storage network monitoring. Speed up diagnosis of trouble spots. With improved fabric manageability—and that includes cabling—it’s easier to ensure end-to-end link-level integrity.

Save precious space: With square footage at a premium in the data center, you’ll want to consolidate your network footprint. Save floor space, particularly as compared to legacy Fibre Channel networks.


Functionality that supports end-users

  • Address evolving workloads and integrate with open solutions through Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology
  • Scale fabric architecture with flattened network design and provide VM mobility without reconfiguration
  • Simplify fabric manageability with Brocade Fabric Vision technology


Rapid deployment, increased availability

  • Minimize downtime with live monitoring, integrated diagnostics, and point-in-time playback
  • Simplify SAN fabric monitoring with pre-defined, threshold-based rules, actions, and policies
  • Improve SAN health, stability, and capability with intuitive reporting and trend analysis


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[PDF] Brocade Network Advisor: Storage Networking Data Sheet

Brocade® Network Advisor simplifies storage network management and helps organizations proactively diagnose and troubleshoot issues to maximize uptime increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.

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