A data center switch with immediate ROI

The Brocade VDX 8770 Switch is a highly scalable, low-latency modular switch, perfectly suited for helping respond to demanding network environments based on booming data usage and cloud computing. Designed to support Brocade VCS networking fabrics, the VDX 8770 supports complex, highly dynamic environments with dense virtualization, extensive automation and high availability requirements.

Product Name: Brocade VDX 8770 Switch
Product Title: A data center switch with immediate ROI
Product Short Description: Scale by adding blades and automate configuration with VCS Fabric technology. Forget about downtime; redundancy features keep you and your users productive.
Product Long Description: The Brocade VDX 8770 Switch is a highly scalable, low-latency modular switch, perfectly suited for helping respond to demanding network environments based on booming data usage and cloud computing. Designed to support Brocade VCS networking fabrics, the VDX 8770 supports complex, highly dynamic environments with dense virtualization, extensive automation and high availability requirements.
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Investment protection and immediate ROI

Support virtualized data centers, reduce network congestion, and improve application performance. Brocade VDX 8770 offers wire speed and non-blocking packet forwarding to meet the capacity requirements of 1/10GbE servers and storage with 40/100 GbE uplinks and deep buffers. The 8770 can support more than 10,000 ports using multi-fabrics with overlays.

Simplicity and automation

Streamline configuration and management, maximize efficiency and improve automation in your highly virtualized data centers. Recent VCS fabric innovations have enabled scalable multi-tenancy, unification of virtual and physical environments, automated storage traffic prioritization, and support for open cloud orchestration.

Efficiency and resiliency

Create more efficient, resilient and flexible fabrics that adapt to changing business conditions and traffic patterns. Brocade optimizes your networking traffic with dynamic, intelligent load balanced multipathing at L 1/2/3 and multiple active layer 3 gateways to ensure you get the most out of your data center infrastructure.

Brocade VCS Fabric technology

  • Save time and resources with elastic, self-forming, and self-healing fabrics
  • Centrally manage the fabric as a single logical element
  • Deliver optimal low-latency support for east-west traffic with per-packet load balancing at Layers 1, 2, and 3
  • Simplify VM mobility and management with automated and dynamic port profile configuration and migration

1/10/40/100 GbE ready

  • Wire-speed switching
  • Auto-trunking Inter-Switch Links (ISLs)
  • Non-disruptive scaling
  • Support more than 10,000 ports using multi-fabrics with overlays
  • Four microsecond latency assures rapid response for latency sensitive applications 

Network stack multi-pathing

  • Multiple load balanced paths at Layers 1, 2 and 3
  • Greatly improved application performance
  • Multiple active Layer 3 gateways

Cloud optimized

  • Scale out the fabric without adding complexity
  • Support open SDN architectures
  • Improve programmability with faster, more elegant integration with in-house and third-party management and orchestration tools
  • Easily orchestrate fabric services for data centers through the OpenStack framework
  • Provide a choice of multitenant solutions using Virtual Fabrics for tenant isolation within a data center and across data centers

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