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EMC selects Brocade’s Networking Solution for Unity Storage

Monday, May 16, 2016

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LAS VEGAS, NV:  Brocade, a provider of computer networking services and solutions, announces its Gen 6 Fibre Channel and IP storage networking technologies are providing the network foundation for customers of the EMC Unity Storage solution.

EMC Unity is a modern midrange storage solution that caters a simple, flexible and affordable all flash storage solution to meet the requirements of its customers. In order to obtain maximum value from the EMC Unity family of solutions, organizations need to have a modern storage network that is easy to deploy and manage without losing performance or reliability.

Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel and IP storage technologies provide a nimble and easy-to-deploy network foundation between servers and EMC Unity all-flash and hybrid storage that obliterates congestion for high-transaction and mixed workloads in flash-based arrays.

Brocade’s Fabric Vision technology compliments EMC Unity’s simplicity and ease of use, by streamlining network management through innovative monitoring and diagnostics to predict and prevent problems before they impact the workload or operations.

"Flash is fundamentally changing the requirements for the network in the modern data center," says Jack Rondoni, vice president of storage networking, Brocade. "Brocade's purpose-built networking for storage and the EMC Unity solution form the perfect union of simplicity, performance and affordability that will support any storage deployment. Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel and IP storage networking will unleash the full power and efficiencies of EMC flash storage,” he added.

“Brocade is a trusted name in the world of demanding data center networks," says Jeff Boudreau, senior vice president and general manager, Core Technologies Division, EMC Corporation. "Brocade Fibre Channel and IP storage networking solutions are ideally suited to extend the simplicity, flexibility and performance features that the EMC Unity solution provides."

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