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Brocade Bookshelf

Brocade helps establish the technical standards that govern the functionality of data center fabrics and file management. As part of our commitment to increase expertise in these areas, Brocade is developing a series of technical resource books written specifically to empower IT professionals.

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Brocade Mainframe Connectivity Solutions

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It is fitting that this book is tied closely to the 50th birthday of the IBM mainframe. Brocade Communications Systems is very proud to have been a part of the IBM mainframe ecosphere for nearly 30 of those 50 years. The roots of the Brocade “family tree” are closely tied to the IBM mainframe in the form of companies acquired by Brocade over the past three decades.


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Brocade IP Primer

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This book provides everything you need to build a solid foundation in networking technologies and design concepts. In addition to networking basics, the following topics are covered: VLANs, OSPF, MPLS, Server Load Balancing (SLB), Firewall Load Balancing (FWLB), and many others. It includes Brocade CLI code samples and self-tests so you can see what you really learned in each chapter!


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The New Data Center

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This book provides an overview of the new technologies that are radically transforming the data center into a more cost-effective corporate asset and the specific Brocade products that can help you achieve this goal.



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Securing Fibre Channel Fabrics

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Although Storage Area Network (SAN) security is a specialized field dealing with issues specific to the storage industry, it follows established principles found in other IT areas. This book is primarily intended to raise awareness of the need for SAN security and attempts to bridge the knowledge and cultural gap between the storage and security groups within an organization.


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Strategies for Data Protection

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A strategic approach to comprehensive data protection includes a spectrum of solutions that are parts of a coherent ecosystem. In this book we examine the key components of an enterprise-wide data protection strategy.



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Principles of SAN Design

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"Principles of SAN Design" provides practical, real-world design guidelines that you can utilize in your own unique SAN environment. Are you looking for SAN design best-practice guidelines you can trust? No SAN professional should be without this book "Principles of SAN Design".

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Multiprotocol Routing for SANs

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"Multiprotocol Routing for SANs" is a general reference about Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel routing, and emerging IP storage protocols such as FCIP and iSCSI. It also provides specific technical guidance for the Brocade Multiprotocol Router, the most advanced SAN router in the industry.

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