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Brocade to exhibit cloud-optimised networking solutions at GITEX Cloud Confex 2011

Brocade has announced that it will be exhibiting at GITEX Cloud Confex and showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of solutions for cloud-optimised networks.  Cloud Confex will take place between 9-11 October 2011 at Sheikh Maktoum Hall, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Speaking about the company’s participation, Hassan Hamadani, marketing and business development manager for emerging markets at Brocade sid, “GITEX is an important event in our calendar as it gives us an opportunity to interact with our key audience. GITEX Cloud Confex is slated to be the largest cloud platform in The Middle East, featuring all the leading industry players. This is a great platform for Brocade to talk about all the latest cloud-optimised networking innovations that the company has introduced in the recent past. Brocade’s  comprehensive portfolio of products and open-architecture solutions are designed to help customers migrate smoothly to private, public and hybrid cloud models and virtualised environments.”

“Through our participation at the event, we hope to generate new opportunities from service provider companies wishing to offer cloud services to their customers, as well as enterprise companies looking to simplify and optimise their data centre networks and embrace the cloud,” Hamadani said.

At Cloud Confex, Brocade will be promoting Virtual Cluster Switching, (VCS), a new class of Brocade-developed ethernet fabric technologies designed to address the unique requirements of virtualised data centres, the company said. The Brocade VDX family of data centre switches is the first to deliver Brocade VCS technology and this will be on display. These switches that are designed to improve network utilisation, maximise application availability, increase scalability and dramatically simplify network architectures in highly virtualised data centres.

The company will also be demonstrating the ServerIron ADX Series of high-performance application delivery controllers that provide a broad range of application optimisation functions to ensure the reliable delivery of critical applications. This product accelerates application performance and improves application availability,  while making the most efficient use of existing infrastructure. These switches also act as a seamless gateway between existing IPv4 networks and new ones built on IPv6, the company added.

Brocade can be found at booth CLD-13 at Cloud Confex in Sheikh Saeed Hall at Gitex. Samer Ismair from Brocade will be presenting on ‘Ethernet Fabric – The Essence of the Cloud’ on Tuesday, 11thOctober at 12:15 pm


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