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Accelerate replication and achieve near-zero downtime between data centers

Faced with unrelenting traffic growth across your data centers? The Brocade 7840 Extension Switch delivers the performance you need to stay ahead of demand, plus continuous availability and simplified management that automatically detects WAN anomalies and avoids unplanned downtime.

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Product Title: Accelerate replication and achieve near-zero downtime between data centers
Product Short Description: Address the most demanding disaster recovery requirements. Move more data faster to handle the unrelenting growth of data traffic between data centers. Ensure continuous availability to achieve always-on operations.
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Move 6X more data to meet your disaster recovery targets

Your recovery objectives and the capacity to meet them are likely on a collision course, with your enterprise network at the epicenter. The Brocade 7840 Extension Switch—by design— accelerates replication and backup performance over distance with faster throughput.

Achieve near-zero downtime

You need a super-reliable data transfer platform. The Brocade 7840 Extension Switch helps ensure continuous availability between data centers with a host of monitoring, management, and throughput-enhancing technologies.

Deploy 15 years of best practices in one click

Maximize uptime and simplify management tasks. Gain visibility—and insight—into what’s happening across your data stores. The Brocade 7840 Extension Switch with Fabric Vision technology simplifies management, reduces operating costs, and effectively addresses infrastructure complexity between data centers.

POWERFUL PERFORMANCE, ROBUST SCALABILITY

  • Accelerate performance over distance with up to 80 Gbps of throughput
  • Maximize replication throughput across IP ports with WAN optimization
  • Secure data flows with full-line rate IPsec encryption and no performance penalty
  • Speed replication and backup with FastWrite and Tape Pipeline latency optimization

CONTINUOUS AVAILABILITY ACROSS DATA CENTERS

  • Avoid WAN link failure through Extension Trunking with lossless failover technology
  • Achieve always-on operations with the industry’s only WAN-side non-disruptive firmware upgrades
  • Maintain uninterrupted WAN performance through dynamic bandwidth sharing with Adaptive Rate Limiting

SIMPLIFIED MANAGEMENT, ROBUST NETWORK ANALYTICS

  • Monitor WAN traffic between data centers proactively to detect anomalies and prevent downtime
  • Validate and troubleshoot physical infrastructure with built-in traffic generator and Brocade Flow Vision
  • Identify, monitor, and analyze end-to-end I/O flows over distance to accelerate troubleshooting and optimize performance
  • Reduce administrative effort with Web-accessible dashboards

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