|Networking Field Day 4|
This presentation date is October 11, 2012 at 11:00-15:30.
Brocade NFD4 Introduction
A brief overview of Brocade, its history and portfolio with Lisa Caywood, Sr Product Marketing Manager.
Brocade HyperEdge Mix and Match Stacking Technology Introduction
Brocade Principal Product Manager Jessica Koh describes the key concepts and drivers behind Brocade’s HyperEdge technology and shows how HyperEdge enables Brocade high-end and entry level switches to be stacked together seamlessly. Topics covered include Brocade HyperEdge Mix and Match stacking principles, key benefits and use cases.
Brocade HyperEdge Mix and Match Stacking Demo
This video offers a preview of Brocade HyperEdge Mix and Match stacking capabilities. Featuring prelease software, the video makes use of a real world scenario to showcase feature propagation from the Brocade ICX 6610 to the Brocade ICX 6450 and demonstrates how Brocade HyperEdge Mix and Match stacking technology enables the ICX 6450 to support VRF when stacked with the ICX 6610 even though the ICX 6450 does not support VRF natively.
Brocade VCS Fabric Overview
A brief introduction to fabric concepts, Brocade’s VCS Fabric Technology and the new VDX 8770 Chassis. For additional information on fabrics, visit Tech Field Day’s Brocade Virtual Fabric Symposium. The Brocade VCS Fabric Technical Architecture brief is another excellent resource. And don’t miss the Packet Pushers’ VDX 8770 Technical Deep Dive. Featuring Kelvin Franklin, Manager, Product Specialists.
Brocade VCS Fabrics in the Real World
Kelvin Franklin discusses common VCS fabric use cases and topologies, as well as future VCS directions.
Brocade OpenStack Demo
Jeff Rametta provides a demonstration of Brocade’s OpenStack plug-in with a Brocade VCS Fabric.
Report on ONF Activities
Curt Beckmann, Brocade’s ONF representative and Chair of the Forwarding Abstractions Working Group (FAWG), provides a current-state perspective on OpenFlow and the objectives of FAWG. He then leads an open discussion on these topics.
Also see what Curt had to say at Tech Field Day’s OpenFlow Symposium in October 2011.
Software-Defined Networking at Brocade (Part I)
Keith Stewart and Martin McNealis provide an overview of Brocade’s strategy for implementing various aspects of SDN, including network virtualization, OpenFlow, and orchestration via OpenStack and other technologies. Key SDN use cases are discussed.
Discussion of Brocade Software Defined Networking Use Cases
Keith Stewart and Martin McNealis lead a group discussion of Brocade’s SDN strategy.