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Storage
Broadcom completes $5.9 Billion acquisition of Brocade
The deal was first announced in November last year but had experienced delays.
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Network Infrastructure
Ruckus shakes up its channel partner programs
The simplified programs are primarily designed to allow the company to re-invest in channel and solution provider partners.
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FireEye's new marketing chief says the company has a 'compelling' story to tell
Cybersecurity intelligence firm FireEye has named Vasu Jakkal as the company’s new chief marketing officer.
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Relative newcomer rapidly scales APAC with Brocade tech acquisition
​Launched in 2014, Pulse Secure has now acquired Brocade’s vADC product family in a bid to boost its rapid growth in both A/NZ and Malaysia.
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Broadcom-Brocade deal delay; knock-on effect for Extreme Networks-Brocade deal
Broadcom’s US$5.9b acquisition of Brocade has stalled, with a knock on effect for Extreme’s acquisition of Brocade's data centre networking business.
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AI, cybersecurity critical skills for IT professionals - but upskilling isn't easy
IT professionals view AI as a critical skill moving forward according to a new report which also highlights the skills shortage impact on businesses.
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Study finds critical shortage of IT skills in the next decade
Organisations that address this now will be in the strongest position to ensure business growth and competitive advantage.
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Internet of Things
Aussie IT teams not prepared for digital business demands, report says
More than half of Australian IT teams will struggle to meet the demands of digital business over the next 12 months
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A brief history: How Broadcom, Brocade & Extreme Networks got together
From these newly acquired assets, Extreme hopes to generate over $230 million in annualised revenue.
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Storage
Brocade brings in virtual machine visibility for storage networks
“Whole-brain imaging is critical to our research but advances in imaging and microscopy place new demands on our network and storage infrastructure"
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F5 appoints channel veteran to bolster presence in Asia Pacific
Adam Judd has been appointed as senior vice president of sales for Asia Pacific (APAC).
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Ricoh cuts out complexity in Japan data center
Digital imaging giant Ricoh transitioned to an Ethernet fabric network in its Japan data center and Brocade’s infrastructure is the foundation.
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Network Infrastructure
China Mobile puts Brocade tech at center of service provider transition
"This is a groundbreaking project within China’s service provider landscape and we are fully committed to ensuring it results in complete success."
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Internet of Things
Brocade: 2017 to bring a new slate of possibilities for tech industry
"2016 saw an acceptance of many technologies that were once thought to be radically futuristic."
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Digital Transformation
Brocade looks to accelerate DX, expands data center networking solutions
“This is the industry’s first data center networking portfolio to deliver agility at all layers of the data center stack."
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Quantum Computer embraces SDN with Brocade in Shanghai
“Our factories are highly automated and that makes them highly network-dependent with a network edge of more than 10,000 ports now deployed."
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Big Data
Big data no longer mythical, but it remains a challenge
Big data is no longer a 'mythical beast' to most - but it is a performance conversation, says visiting Brocade executive.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Brocade welcomes Joe Poehls to principal systems engineer role
“Joe’s extensive experience in application delivery and data center network design puts him in a unique position to drive value propositions."
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Gartner identifies data center storage protocol for the next decade
"AOL is committed to Fibre Channel for the future when our systems demand extremely high performance and availability."
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Brocade's Gen 6 Fibre Channels picked up by Dell EMC, Fujitsu, HDS & NetApp
Brocade's Gen 6 Fibre Channel solutions have now been picked up by the company's key OEM partners, including Dell EMC, Fujitsu, HDS and NetApp.
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Network Management
Expert opinion: What you can’t see could kill your network
CIOs & network admins often view the network as an inhibitor to achieving the business agility they recognize as vital to digital transformation.
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'More than just a box'- Brocade unveils innovative routing solution
“There’s quite a lot of excitement in our customer base and what this means for them."
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Hills inks Australian distie deal with Brocade
“The acquisition of Ruckus by Brocade this year has opened up new opportunities and completed the picture for Hills ."
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Infrastructure
Brocade looks to enhance visibility into storage networks
“This has enabled us to better troubleshoot the issue and as a result, we reduced the time it takes to resolve problems from weeks to days.”