EMC_ViPR

The Brocade Network Advisor SAN management software has been integrated with the EMC ViPR platform, and the storage architecture enables policy-based automation for managing and provisioning both EMC and non-EMC storage infrastructure, using the Storage Management Initiative (SMI) interface.

Jack Rondoni (Vice president, Data Center Storage and Solutions, Brocade): Fibre Channel continues to be the dominant storage type deployed for virtualized environments.

Brocade Network Advisor is sold by EMC as Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition (CMCNE).

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