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Network Your Way to a Resilient, Scalable Future

Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade deliver innovative networking and converged solutions for enterprise, cloud and virtualized environments

Accelerate Business Advantages With High-Performance, Scalable Storage Networking

Support Critical Workloads and the Cloud

  • Brocade’s data center networking, SAN and server connectivity solutions help global organizations transition to the cloud
  • Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade provide industry-leading infrastructure for storage, mainframe, business continuity and converged solutions
  • Brocade Fibre Channel SAN and Ethernet fabric technologies support high-performance, resilient and scalable networking for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) solutions
  • Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Solutions With Brocade Networking

    Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Solutions With Brocade Networking

    See how Hitachi and Brocade speed deployment and improve business economics.

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When we first started the project, we were already satisfied with Brocade's switches and were using them to link SANs at various data storage centers. Hitachi reliability and innovation allowed us to develop a longer-term strategy for effectively managing data growth. This has been a great opportunity to transform how we grow and achieve new objectives while reducing our IT workload.

– Sergei Kvashuk, VP, AO Raiffeisenbank

Achieve Always-Available, Automated, Agile IT

RESILIENT AND SCALE-OUT NETWORKING FOR UNIFIED COMPUTE PLATFORM SOLUTIONS

  • Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade deliver superior storage and SAN consolidation with Hitachi virtual storage systems and Brocade SAN Directors
  • Hitachi Unified Storage systems and Brocade fabric technologies together provide flexible, agile, resilient infrastructures for public and private clouds
  • Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions with Brocade networking help organizations create cloud-ready, flexible and scalable solutions to deliver IT services on demand
  • Transform with HDS Flash Solutions

    See how HDS flash solutions and Brocade deliver high-speed, real-time intelligence.

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CREATE AN AGILE DATA CENTER

Unified Compute Platform With Brocade: Cloud-Ready for On-Demand IT

Always Available
Global storage virtualization creates multi-data-center, active-active computing environments for continuous services delivery.
Always Automated
Built-in intelligence and tools ensure that critical applications deliver top performance to stay ahead of service-level commitments.
Always Agile
Single pretested, prevalidated platform accelerates time to value, enables nondisruptive upgrades and integrates with key applications.

EMPOWER YOUR VIDEO FUTURE

Segment, Store, Scale and Protect Your Video Data With Hitachi Video Management Platform and High-Performance Fibre Channel Network Fabrics to Support Smarter, Safer Cities

Easy, Automated Management
Fibre Channel networks deliver higher bandwidth required to streamline application deployment, simplify video management and ensures video data integrity.
Enterprise-Class Scalability
Allows you to buy what you need now and easily scale as your environment grows.
Protect Privacy, Comply with Regulations
Archive compliance requirements with Fibre Channel SANs, which is inherently secure.

Eliminate Risk and Improve Business Confidence

Brocade Delivers Proven Reliability to Support Nonstop Operations

Fibre Channel Leadership

Brocade, a trusted leader for SAN architectures with over 70% market share, ships thousands of FC switching platforms annually.
Single Unified Compute Platform Solution Support
HDS handles all technical support needs, eliminating complicated multi-vendor support issues that can delay resolution.
Strong Joint Partnership in Solution Development
With our 15 years of experience delivering 40 joint UCP best-in-class reference architectures, you can count on getting a reliable solution.

EXPLORE

Adopt a Converged Infrastructure
See how Hitachi UCP and Brocade networking accelerate business initiatives with converged infrastructures.
Breakthrough Performance, Scalability
See the significant benefits of integrated Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform and Brocade Gen 5 and Gen 6 Fibre Channel solutions.

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Thrive With HCP and Brocade vADC
Learn how HCP with Brocade vADC delivers on-demand, software-enabled application services that are elastic and intelligent.
Dedicated Networks for Storage
Gain dedicated networks for high-performance, predictable and resilient IP storage.

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21st Century Converged Architecture
Learn how Hitachi and Brocade bring performance, reliability and predictability to business-critical applications.
Dedicated IP Network for Storage
Brocade white paper describes low latency, guaranteed delivery and other benefits of a separate network for IP storage.
READ CUSTOMER STORIES FOR Brocade Networking
HARDWARE: Hitachi Unified Storage VM, Hitachi Compute Blade 500, Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2500, Hitachi NAS Platform 4080
SOFTWARE: Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere
We replaced almost all of our equipment with brand new top-of-the-line gear from Hitachi and Brocade. The change in our data center allowed us to grow a minimum of 30% per quarter.
– Howard Holton, Director of IT at Precision Discovery
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