Brocade Showcases On-Demand Data Center Strategy and Software Networking at Interop 2013


LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that it will exhibit, sponsor and speak at Interop Las Vegas 2013, the flagship event of the leading business technology event series. As a leader in data center networking, Brocade will be showcasing its recently announced strategy for The On-Demand Data Center™ through a series of demonstrations in its booth, as well as speaking sessions and involvement in the InteropNet.

WHY:
The On-Demand Data Center strategy from Brocade represents an evolutionary shift in networking as networks become increasingly virtualized. With an infrastructure that combines physical and virtual networking elements, customers can provision the capacity -- compute, network, storage and services -- required to deliver high-value applications faster and easier compared to legacy data center networks.

WHAT:
Brocade will showcase The On-Demand Data Center strategy throughout its presence at Interop 2013, including:

Cloud and Virtualization Zone - Booth 815
Interop attendees can learn more about The On-Demand Data Center strategy through a series of presentations and demonstrations within Brocade's booth.

  • Presentation - The On-Demand Data Center: Uniting the Physical and Virtual
  • Demo - Build Your Own Ethernet Fabric featuring Brocade VCS Fabric technology
  • Demo - Advanced routing and security with software networking featuring the Brocade Vyatta vRouter

InteropNet
At the show, Brocade is a sponsor and participant of InteropNet, which utilizes industry sponsors and volunteers to provide high-speed network connectivity for Interop. Brocade is contributing the Brocade Vyatta vRouter and the 100 GbE Brocade MLXe Core Router to the InteropNet Network Operations Center (NOC).

Tours of the InteropNet NOC are available on May 8 and 9 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (PDT).

Best of Interop
The Brocade Vyatta vRouter is a 2013 Best of Interop finalist in the Cloud Computing and Virtualization category. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 7 at 5 p.m. (PDT)

Speaker Session: "The Multiplier Effect: Evolve Your Data Center with Ethernet Fabrics"
Jon Hudson, Brocade Principal Engineer, and Roy White, Wipro Technologies Practice Head, will discuss how Ethernet fabric technologies are being deployed today and the business value they are delivering to customers.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
  • Room: Breakers F

WHERE:
Booth 815 - Interop Las Vegas 2013
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

ATTEND:  
To register for the event, visit: www.interop.com/lasvegas/

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ABOUT BROCADE

Brocade® (NASDAQ: BRCD) networking solutions help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. (www.brocade.com)

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