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Data centers are rapidly evolving to better meet the needs of business. Brocade offers a complete data center networking portfolio that provides the foundation for addressing critical business objectives.

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Ethernet Fabrics
Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide higher levels of performance, utilization, availability, and operational simplicity to meet the business needs of virtualized data centers today and into the future. Learn more about Ethernet fabrics here.

Brocade VCS technology, the industry’s first Ethernet fabric technology, provides advanced Ethernet fabric capabilities, including innate VM awareness and network automation, to help organizations transition smoothly to elastic, cloud-optimized networks.

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Brocade and VMware's unified network provides seamless transition between the physical and virtual architecture.


Ethernet fabric architectures built on Brocade VCS Fabric technology simplifies network architecture and management and features for supporting future “software-defined” networks, as well as a cost-effective point of entry that enables the transition to mission-critical networks in cloud data centers.


SDN introduces new opportunities to centralize network services more rapidly, but also new forms of complexity. Brocade VCS Fabric technology provides unique automation capabilities and resilience in the physical fabric, as well as integration and hardware support for leading SDN solutions.