Partners / Alliances


For more than a decade, Brocade and Microsoft have collaborated to develop networking solutions optimized for the Microsoft environment that empower businesses around the globe.


As a MPN-certified Microsoft Virtualization and Communications Partner, Brocade develops Microsoft-optimized networking solutions. With its focus on cloud, unified communications, virtualization, and systems management, this highly productive partnership meets the demands of fast-moving enterprise environments through a secure and uninterrupted flow of information.

Brocade and Microsoft alliance provides you with…

  • Scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure solution that efficiently load-balances data across millions of users
  • High-quality services that allow IT to easily manage physical and virtual IT environments across data centers, client computers, and mobile devices
  • Secure, end-to-end unified communications that leverage Microsoft Enterprise Skype and high-performance Brocade network products

Microsoft & Brocade Solutions

Brocade IP Networking for Microsoft Enterprise Skype Server

Together, Brocade and Microsoft deliver end-to-end unified communications that leverage powerful software and high-performance network technology for maximum availability. This flexible solution includes the option to deploy Skype on premises or through a hosting provider in a single- or multi-tenant structure. And because infrastructure is critical to a great user experience in voice or video, Brocade and Microsoft ensure optimal Enterprise Skype Server performance over Brocade networks.

Brocade and Microsoft Virtualization

Brocade and Microsoft are working together to offer products that extend the benefits of virtualization from the server to the network.

Brocade and Microsoft Systems Center

Brocade and Microsoft Systems Center solutions give IT pros have the tools they need to manage physical and virtual IT environments. Across data centers, client computers, and mobile devices, these integrated and automated management solutions transform IT organizations into efficient and highly productive service providers.

Brocade and Microsoft Exchange Server

Email and instant messaging are too important for half-measures. Bring Brocade’s high-availability, high-performance network solutions to the Microsoft Exchange Server environment. With Microsoft, Brocade has validated a solution that includes hardware load balancing, Ethernet networks, and shared storage networking for the Microsoft Exchange environment.

Brocade and Microsoft High Performance Computing (HPC)

Looking for a powerful, yet cost-effective high-performance computing solution? Deploy the Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server on commodity x64-based hardware with familiar tools and technologies. From enterprise data centers to the service provider core, Brocade’s extraordinary networking solutions connect users to mission-critical information. Delivered directly and through global partners, Brocade networking technology helps data-intensive organizations maximize the business value of their data.

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