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Unleash Performance and Deliver Operational Stability for the Virtualized, All-Flash Data Center

Digital transformation driven by storage innovation requires a modern storage network. Brocade X6 Director family and SX6 Extension Blade, combined with Brocade Fabric Vision technology enables customers to drive always-on business operations, eliminate performance bottlenecks, and adapt to the requirements of the digital enterprise.

Product Name: Brocade X6 Director
Product Title: Unleash Performance and Deliver Operational Stability for the Virtualized, All-Flash Data Center
Product Short Description: Brocade X6 Directors provide the performance and availability you need to take full advantage of flash solutions, plus seamless next-generation flash storage integration based on NVMe.
Product Long Description: Digital transformation driven by storage innovation requires a modern storage network. Brocade X6 Director family and SX6 Extension Blade, combined with Brocade Fabric Vision technology enables customers to drive always-on business operations, eliminate performance bottlenecks, and adapt to the requirements of the digital enterprise.
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Always-On Business

Hitting your service level agreement (SLA) targets requires network-wide operational stability, maintained through greater control and insight. Brocade X6 Directors provide both, with extensive automation that includes performance monitoring, diagnostics, and error recovery.

Breakthrough Application Performance

Breakthrough 32 Gbps performance accelerates application response time by up to 71 percent, eliminating IO bottlenecks, and unleashes the full performance of flash and next-generation Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe)-based storage.

Future-Ready Today

Adapt to evolving requirements requires business agility. Brocade X6 Directors adapt and optimize businesses with seamless integration into next-generation NVMe over fabrics and future-ready support for Gen 7 Fibre Channel without a disruptive rip and replace.

Extraordinary Operational Stability

The industry’s first integrated network sensors, IO Insight, provides device latency and IOPS metrics to automatically detect degraded application or device performance

VM Insight enables Virtual Machine (VM) visibility in a storage fabric to monitor and optimize VM performance and identify VM anomalies

Automated monitoring and diagnostics to simplify end-to-end management of large-scale environments

Accelerated Data Access

32 Gbps links increase performance for demanding workloads

128 Gbps UltraScale ICL connectivity supports infrastructure consolidation

Line-rate performance on every port improves application response

Increased Business Agility

Highly scalable, Fibre Channel, IP, and FICON extension solution extends replication over distance

Seamlessly integrates next-generation NVMe over fabrics without a disruptive rip and replace

Seamless FICON connectivity for mainframe storage environments

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