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Brocade and IBM

For over a decade, IBM and Brocade have partnered to successfully deploy thousands of end-to-end server to storage solutions for enterprise data center customers. This joint partnership ensures compatibility with critical ecosystem server and storage platforms, and delivers proven reliability, high performance, and a cost-efficient Fibre Channel and Ethernet fabric architectures.

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The IBM and Brocade partnership portfolio serves as a foundation to deliver purpose-built High Performance Computing, Big Data and disaster recovery solutions.  These solutions are designed to enable optimized workloads, such as public and private clouds, analytics, Web 2.0 and other High Performance Computing applications.  The available solutions are:

  • IBM Intelligent Cluster – For High Performance Computing
  • Big Data – For analyzing data in real-time, as well as data at rest
  • Distance vMotion with IBM SVC Stretched Cluster – For disaster recovery and business continuity 
  • IBM System z Virtual Tape/ DASD Replication – For an IBM System Z solution over distance