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Brocade and Dell

Since 1997, Dell has been a valued reseller of Brocade technology. Brocade enhances Dell server and storage solutions for low latency, high performance storage area networks. They are the perfect switch attach solution for Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell SC and PV storage. Starting at 8 port configurations and expanding to 512 ports in a single product, Brocade technology provides customers with always-on networks and Dell sales makers with the winning answer to its competitors vying for the same customer need.

Together, Dell and Brocade equip organizations with advanced networking and storage technology and a clear evolutionary path towards next-generation data center architectures based on open, standards-based computing, Gen 5 Fibre Channel networking and 16 Gbps storage technologies. Brocade and Dell combined deliver efficient data center SAN, virtualization, and cloud infrastructure solutions that are fast to deploy and easy to manage.

The partnership provides:

  • A complete solution for a networking infrastructure, combining Brocade storage networking with Dell's data center and campus products
  • Reliable high-performance access to mission-critical data for next-generation data centers
  • Flexibility to scale up your storage area networks (SANs) as you grow
  • Flexibility to scale up Storage Area Networks (SANs) as the business grows, and management tools to help deploy the SAN easily and efficiently
  • Full compatibility between Brocade products and Dell server and storage offerings