Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Systems, Data Center, Network Technologies and Trends, Networking, VMware collaborate to develop SAN Visibly solution
Brocade is looking at opportunities to collaborate, the recent collaboration came into lime light was to extend the visibility and monitoring capabilities of the VMWare vCenter Operations Management Suite into the Storage Area Networking (SAN) layer. Brocade achieved these capabilities by developing the Brocade SAN Analytics Management Pack.
Specifically, Brocade has collaborated with VMware to develop the Brocade SAN Analytics Management Pack for the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite, which automatically sends real-time SAN health and performance metrics information from Brocade SAN fabrics into vCenter Operations Management Suite.
“With the Brocade SAN Analytics Management Pack for VMware vCentre Operations Management Suite, customers can benefit from visibility that extends into the storage subsystem, simplified management and rapid root cause detection, as well as optimal performance of workloads running in their virtual environments,” said Ramin Sayar, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management, VMware.
Looks like SAN is making a strong presence in Virtual Environment, leaders like Brocade who are very strong in SAN switches are collaborating VMWare to offer best SAN solution in Virtual Environment.