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Brocade and Microsoft SharePoint Server

Microsoft SharePoint Server enables enterprises to develop an intelligent portal that seamlessly connects users, teams, and knowledge so that people can take advantage of relevant information across business processes to help them work more efficiently.


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Brocade Scaling SharePoint

As organizations rely more and more upon Microsoft SharePoint Server for collaboration and content sharing, the server/network infrastructure can easily become overwhelmed, resulting in painful delays and user frustration. As a leader in enterprise networks, Brocade delivers the best-of-breed network solutions you need to build a highly reliable, secure, high performance network for your SharePoint Server environment.

Brocade has teamed with Blue Coat Systems to offer a best-of-breed, secure, load balanced LAN and WAN optimization solution for SharePoint Server.

  • Load Balancing: Optimize traffic between servers and maintain high availability
  • WAN Optimization: Improve SharePoint user transaction time by 5x
  • Application Security: Stop bad traffic and enforce usage policies
  • Web Filtering: Cloud defense for real-time protection
  • SSL Acceleration: Delivers more than 30% increased server capacity

To learn more about Brocade's Application Delivery Products, please e-mail

“The combination of Brocade ServerIron and Blue Coat ProxySG appliances with SharePoint Server 2010 can provide customers with high availability, security, and performance.”

Tom Rizzo, senior director of SharePoint, Microsoft


Brocade and Microsoft SharePoint Server Resources

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Provides best-practice guidance for mission-critical enterprise application delivery, showing how to improve network access performance for WAN deployments of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 using Brocade ServerIron and Blue Coat ProxySG


Highlights a Brocade-EMC solution with EMC CLARiiON, EMC Atmos, Brocade Fibre Channel (FC) switches, Brocade FC HBAs, and Brocade IP networking switches as the ideal platform for Microsoft SharePoint applications running on a Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization framework.


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