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1 1© Hitachi Data Systems Corporation All Rights Reserved.1 BROCADE VDX SWITCHES FOR HITACHI UNIFIED COMPUTE PLATFORM SOLUTIONS NAME DATE NAME DATE

2 2  All or some of the products detailed in this presentation may still be under development and certain specifications, including but not limited to, release dates, prices, and product features, may change. The products may not function as intended and a production version of the products may never be released. Even if a production version is released, it may be materially different from the pre-release version discussed in this presentation.  NOTHING IN THIS PRESENTATION SHALL BE DEEMED TO CREATE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES REFERENCED HEREIN.  Brocade, the B-wing symbol, BigIron, DCX, Fabric OS, FastIron, IronView, NetIron, SAN Health, ServerIron, and TurboIron are registered trademarks, and Brocade Assurance, DCFM, Extraordinary Networks, and Brocade NET Health are trademarks of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., in the United States and/or in other countries. Other brands, products, or service names mentioned are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. LEGAL DISCLAIMER

3 3 BROCADE INVESTMENT IN HITACHI UCP  2M+ of Brocade Fabric switches in HDS UCP labs  Hitachi embeds Brocade FC and Ethernet Fabric modules in Compute Blade 500/2000  UCP Director provisions and manages all Brocade FC and Ethernet fabric switches  25+ UCP Solutions w/ Brocade Fabrics ‒ VMware, SAP HANA, Oracle Database, Microsoft Private Cloud/Exchange/SQL, Healthcare, Media Workflow  Hitachi supports all Brocade switches in UCP solutions TEST. DOCUMENT. MARKET. SELL. SUPPORT. 3 Ethernet Brocade 67XX Ethernet Brocade 67XX Fibre Channel Brocade 6510 Fibre Channel Brocade 6510 Hitachi VSP or HUS130/150 Storage Hitachi UCP Select Hitachi Compute CB2000, CB500 w/ Brocade VDX 6746 & 5460 FCX/ICX (mgmt)

4 4 HITACHI UCP W/ BROCADE NETWORKING Hitachi CB 500Hitachi CB 2000 Brocade 6510 Switch Brocade 5460 FC Module for CB500/CB2000 COMPUTE SAN APPLICATION STORAGE Brocade VDX 67XX Brocade VDX 6746 EF Module for CB500/CB2000 NETWORK UCP ORCHESTRATION

5 5 SOLUTIONS WITH BROCADE FABRICS UCP SELECT SOLUTION SETS UCP Select for VMware vSphere UCP Select for VMware Horizon View UCP Select for Citrix XENDesktop UCP Select for SAP HANA Scale-out UCP Select for Microsoft® Exchange 2010 UCP Select for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 UCP Select for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 UCP Select for Microsoft® Private Cloud UCP Select for Oracle Databases UCP Select for Media UCP PRO SOLUTION SETS UCP Pro for VMware vSphere Unified Compute Platform UCP Director

6 6 ETHERNET FABRICS AND BROCADE VIRTUAL CLUSTER SWITCHING (VCS) OVERVIEW

7 7 WHAT IS AN ETHERNET FABRIC?  Ethernet functions as a reliable high-speed interconnect like Fibre Channel  Switches manage state of fabric and choose optimal paths for forwarding traffic  Routing or Tunneling (VxLAN) are services that run on top of the Fabric ‒ Service Oriented Fabric UNDERSTANDING THE FUNDAMENTALS 7 Layer 3 Core

8 8 ETHERNET FABRICS VS. LEGACY NETWORKS  Rigid architecture, north-south optimized  Inefficient link utilization  Individually managed switches  VM-ignorant  No network virtualization  Flat topology, east-west optimized  All links active, L1/2/3 multipathing  Fabric managed as one logical switch  VM-aware  Native and overlay network virtualization

9 9 BROCADE VCS FABRIC DIFFERENTIATION WHY ETHERNET FABRIC FOR HITACHI UCP?  Zero-touch provisioning  Zero-touch VM discovery, configuration, and mobility  Self-forming trunks  Manage many switches as single logical device Automated 50% lower OPEX  All links fully active; none on standby  Multipathing at all layers: L1/L2/L3  IP storage-aware Efficient 2x greater network utilization Faster time to application deployment  Multi-tenancy at scale with VCS Virtual Fabrics and VMware NSX  Scale out non- disruptively  OpenFlow-ready  Orchestration through OpenStack Cloud- Optimized

10 10 NATIVE FABRIC-BASED MULTITENANCY AT SCALE VCS VIRTUAL FABRIC  Allocates logical fabric(s) for each tenant within a shared physical fabric  Based on TRILL Fine-Grained Labels (IETF draft standard)  Provides support for overlapping VLANs, VLAN scale and transport VLAN services  Supports up to 8k VCS Virtual Fabrics per physical fabric Customer A Customer B Customer A Customer B VLAN10 Virtual Fabric 5000 VLAN10 Virtual Fabric 5001

11 11 NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION WITH BROCADE VCS & VMWARE NSX © 2014 BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. CONFIDENTIAL—FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY11 Brocade VCS Fabric: Automated, resilient physical foundation VMware NSX: Network virtualization overlay and controller Brocade VCS Gateway for VMware NSX: Bridges virtual and physical infrastructure VMVMVM VSwitch Physical VTEP Server Storage VMware NSX Controller Services 3 1 Virtual VMVMVM VSwitch vCloud 2

12 12 DRAMATIC INCREASES IN NETWORK UTILIZATION AND RELIABILITY BROCADE VCS MULTI-PATHING AT MULTIPLE LAYERS L3: Fabric load balancing across multiple L3 gateways FEATURE L1: Trunking with frame striping 33% 33% 33% L2: Equal Cost Multi-Pathing (ECMP) Improved scalability and resiliency Near-perfect load balancing across all links in a trunk group All links utilized with flow-based load balancing Layer 3 Core Brocade VCS Fabric BENEFIT

13 13 VCS FABRIC-ENABLED SWITCHES BROCADE VDX FIXED SWITCH FAMILY Brocade VDX 6710 Switch Brocade VDX 6720 Switches Brocade VDX 6730 Switches Brocade VDX 6740T-1G Switches Brocade VDX 6740/6740T Switches  1RU form factor & Single ASIC design/ISSU capable  Low latency— 3us (All packet sizes)  Industry’s 1 st 1Gbe to 10Gbe S/W upgradable switch  SDN Ready (Open Flow support)  VXLAN & VTEP support  VCS Virtual Fabric Support  Ports on Demand  1RU form factor  48 1Base-T + 6 X 10Gbe SFP+  Low latency—600ns to 1.8us (All packet sizes)  Industry’s lowest entry- level cost for Ethernet fabrics  1RU & 2RU form factor  Up to 60 1/10GbE SFP+ ports  Low latency—600ns to 1.8us (All packet sizes)  Ports on Demand  1RU & 2RU form factor  Up to 60 1/10GbE SFP+ ports  Native Fibre Channel for SAN integration. Up to 16 native FC ports  Low latency—600ns to 1.8us (All packet sizes)  Ports on Demand  1RU form factor & Single ASIC design/ISSU capable  48 1/10Gbe SFP+ OR 48 1/10Gbase-T and 4 X 40Gbe QSFP+  32 Flexports (FC/Ethernet)  SDN-ready (Open Flow support)  VXLAN & VTEP support  VCS Virtual Fabric Support  Low latency—Fiber (850ns) / Copper (3us)  Ports on Demand

14 14 SCALING VCS FABRICS THE BROCADE VDX 8770 MODULAR SWITCH FAMILY KEY DIFFERENTIATION  Brocade VCS Fabric-enabled ‒ Deepest buffers to absorb traffic microburst ‒ 3.6 microseconds any-to-any port latency  Scales to 1K-10K-100K server ports and 384,000 virtual machines per chassis ‒ Extensive portfolio of 10/40/100GbE blades ‒ Future-proofed: ‒ 100G Ports-on-Demand (PoD) license ‒ SDN-ready with hardware assist for overlay network virtualization, such as VXLAN Brocade VDX 8770 Switch  4- and 8-slot chassis  576 ports of 10GbE  216 ports of 40GbE  48 ports of 100GbE

15 15 BROCADE VDX 8770 — PERFORMANCE LEADERSHIP © 2014 BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. CONFIDENTIAL—FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY15 VM Scalability (Higher is better) BUFFERS (Higher is better - to absorb microbursts) LATENCY (Lower is better) In GB In usec In 1000s Source: Public data sheets, Latency Test Parameters: 64-byte packet, Layer 3, any port to any port within chassis. Per Port Buffer comparison: based on buffer per 10G port Compared Switches: Brocade VDX8770, Cisco Nexus 7700 F3 Modules, Juniper EX8200 and Arista 7500E

16 16 Brocade VCS Fabric Network Virtualization Scale Programmatic Control New Hybrid Platforms BROCADE VCS FABRIC STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS  Extending virtual networks between DCs  Increasing scale in single and multi-fabric deployments  Programmatic control with native REST APIs and OpenFlow 1.3  New hybrid fixed/modular leaf and spine switches

17 17  Optimized for server virtualization and cloud architectures  More efficient, resilient, higher throughput, lower latency  Scale-out vs. scale-up to increase flexibility and reduce cost  Dramatic automation to simplify administration ETHERNET FABRIC ESSENTIAL FOR CONTINUOS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

18 18 BROCADE VDX 6746 MODULE FOR HITACHI BLADE SERVERS

19 19  Industry’s 1st Ethernet fabric-enabled embedded 10Gb DCB switch module ‒ Flexible connectivity options for cloud architectures ‒ Enhance hierarchical network architectures ‒ Deploy flatter scale-out fabrics or converge networks  Brocade VDX 6746 supports ‒ 24 x 10GE ports (16 internal, 8 external) ‒ Non-blocking, cut-through architecture, wire speed ‒ Dual-speed (1GE/10GE) external ports ‒ 1 Gb RJ-45 connectors and 10 Gb twinax copper or optical connectors ‒ Brocade Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS) ‒ DCB and multi-hop FCoE ‒ Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP) ‒ Rich set of Layer 2 features ‒ Hitachi chassis management support VDX 6746: NEW 10GE DCB SWITCH MODULE Brocade VDX 6746

20 20  Embedded design dramatically reduces cabling, power and cooling  Industry-leading performance and ultra-low latency  Simplifies network architectures and enables cloud computing by delivering Brocade Virtual Cluster Switching technology and enabling Ethernet fabrics ‒ VCS technology deploys scale-out fabrics instead of a hierarchical network ‒ Compared to classic Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics allow all paths to be active, increasing network performance, utilization, and resiliency  Supports lossless unified storage connectivity, and storage and LAN traffic convergence to reduce connectivity cost  Simplifies virtualized server management by enabling seamless virtual machine mobility  Can be deployed into classic 1Gb and 10Gb architectures, preserving existing network designs and cabling  Enables end-to-end management of CB 500 BENEFITS OF VDX 6746

21 21  Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade combine to offer best in class compute, storage, and network solutions ‒ UCP Pro for single SKU pre-configured solution with orchestration ‒ UCP Select reference architectures for hypervisors, databases, analytics and application environments including Citrix, Microsoft ®, Oracle, SAP and VMware  Brocade Ethernet fabric and SAN switches power Hitachi UCP solutions, including ‒ Industry’s first embedded Ethernet fabric switch in CB 500 and CB 2000 ‒ Brocade VDX 6710, VDX 6720, VDX 6730 and VDX 6740 Switches SUMMARY

22 22 THANK YOU

23 23 BROCADE VDX SWITCH FAMILY

24 24 THE FLEXIBLE CHOICE FOR THE EVOLVING DATA CENTER BROCADE VDX PRODUCT FAMILY  1/10GE Top-of-Rack switches with Brocade VCS Fabric technology  Ultra-low latency for unmatched performance  Superior size and power efficiency, critical for today’s data center  Flexible storage connectivity for FCoE, iSCSI, and NAS Brocade VDX 6710 Switch Brocade VDX 6720 Switch* Brocade VDX 6730 Switch Brocade VDX 6740 Switch *Last Customer Ship Date for Brocade VDX 6720: September 3, 2014 Brocade VDX 6740 is the replacement to Brocade VDX 6720.

25 25 PRODUCT DETAILS BROCADE VDX 6740 SWITCHES  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP)  VCS Logical Chassis  Auto Fabric Provisioning  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP)  VCS Logical Chassis  Auto Fabric Provisioning Simplicity and Automation  Fixed 48 1/10GbE SFP+ (6740) / 48 1/10G Base-T ports (6740-T) and 4 40GbE QSFP+ GbE; Option up to 64 ports 10GbE  Fixed 48 1 GbE with 10 GbE software upgrade option  4 X 40GE QSFP+ ports; Each 40G can optionally be configured as 4X10GE in Breakout Mode  High performance L2/L3 Switching  Industry high deep buffers with dynamic buffering  Increases MAC, VLANS, port profiles delivers increased scalability  Single ASIC, Non-blocking with cut through architecture  Up to 160GbE Brocade Trunk improves switch capacity  Efficient multilayer, multipathing for reliability and elasticity  Fixed 48 1/10GbE SFP+ (6740) / 48 1/10G Base-T ports (6740-T) and 4 40GbE QSFP+ GbE; Option up to 64 ports 10GbE  Fixed 48 1 GbE with 10 GbE software upgrade option  4 X 40GE QSFP+ ports; Each 40G can optionally be configured as 4X10GE in Breakout Mode  High performance L2/L3 Switching  Industry high deep buffers with dynamic buffering  Increases MAC, VLANS, port profiles delivers increased scalability  Single ASIC, Non-blocking with cut through architecture  Up to 160GbE Brocade Trunk improves switch capacity  Efficient multilayer, multipathing for reliability and elasticity Leading Scalability and Performance  Full IP storage support with DCB capabilities  Auto QoS prioritizes storage traffic  Virtual Fabric feature supports multi-tenancy  VCS Gateway for NSX unifies virtual & physical networks  SDN Capable (Openflow support)  IPv6 Hardware ready  Full IP storage support with DCB capabilities  Auto QoS prioritizes storage traffic  Virtual Fabric feature supports multi-tenancy  VCS Gateway for NSX unifies virtual & physical networks  SDN Capable (Openflow support)  IPv6 Hardware ready Advanced Capabilities Brocade VDX 6740

26 26  Ethernet storage connectivity for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI, and Network Attached Storage (NAS)  Multihop FCoE and iSCSI DCB support  10 Gbps and 1 Gbps support on every LAN port; 2, 4, and 8 Gbps on SAN port  Ethernet storage connectivity for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI, and Network Attached Storage (NAS)  Multihop FCoE and iSCSI DCB support  10 Gbps and 1 Gbps support on every LAN port; 2, 4, and 8 Gbps on SAN port Unified LAN and Storage Connectivity PRODUCT DETAILS BROCADE VDX 6730 SWITCHES Brocade VDX Brocade VDX  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP)  Brocade Fabric Watch provides proactive monitoring and notification of critical switch component failure  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  Automatic Migration of Port Profiles (AMPP)  Brocade Fabric Watch provides proactive monitoring and notification of critical switch component failure Simplicity and Automation  Non-blocking 32- and 76-port models with Ports on Demand (PoD)  Brocade VDX  Compact 1U form factor; twenty-four 1/10 Gbps Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)+ ports; eight 2, 4, and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports  Brocade VDX  2U form factor; sixty 1/10 Gbps SFP+ ports; sixteen 2, 4, and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports  600 ns port-to-port latency; 1.8 μs across port groups  Non-blocking 32- and 76-port models with Ports on Demand (PoD)  Brocade VDX  Compact 1U form factor; twenty-four 1/10 Gbps Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)+ ports; eight 2, 4, and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports  Brocade VDX  2U form factor; sixty 1/10 Gbps SFP+ ports; sixteen 2, 4, and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports  600 ns port-to-port latency; 1.8 μs across port groups Leading Performance and Density

27 27 PRODUCT DETAILS BROCADE VDX 6710 SWITCH Brocade VDX  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  AMPP  Brocade Fabric Watch provides proactive monitoring and notification of critical switch component failure  Brocade VCS Fabric technology  AMPP  Brocade Fabric Watch provides proactive monitoring and notification of critical switch component failure Simplicity and Automation  Brocade VDX  Compact 1U form factor; six 1/10 Gbps SFP+ ports; forty-eight 1 Gbps RJ45 copper ports  Non-blocking, cut-through architecture, wire-speed  600 ns port-to-port latency; 1.8 μs across port groups  Switch depth less than 17 inches; reversible front-to- back airflow  Two internal, redundant, field-replaceable, load-sharing AC power supplies  Brocade VDX  Compact 1U form factor; six 1/10 Gbps SFP+ ports; forty-eight 1 Gbps RJ45 copper ports  Non-blocking, cut-through architecture, wire-speed  600 ns port-to-port latency; 1.8 μs across port groups  Switch depth less than 17 inches; reversible front-to- back airflow  Two internal, redundant, field-replaceable, load-sharing AC power supplies Leading Performance and Density  Extends benefits of VCS Fabric technology to 1 GbE servers Lower-Cost Entry Point for Fabrics

28 28  Built for the virtual data center ‒ Uses Brocade fabric switching ASICs ‒ First switches to run new Brocade Network Operating System ‒ Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS) fabric technology ‒ Automatic migration of port profiles (AMPP)  Best-in-class performance and density ‒ 24- and 60-port models ‒ Non-blocking, cut-through architecture, wire-speed ‒ 600 ns port-to-port latency; 1.8 μs across port groups  Environmental flexibility ‒ 10 GbE and 1 GbE supported on every port ‒ Twinax, direct-attached optical, and SFP optical connectivity options ‒ Less than 17-iinch switch depth and reversible front-to- back airflow  Enables network convergence ‒ Complete FCoE support, multi-hop ‒ iSCSI DCB support  Highly resilient and efficient design ‒ Hot code load and activation ‒ Remote “lights out” management ‒ Simple design, optimal power efficiency PRODUCT DETAILS BROCADE VDX 6720 ETHERNET FABRIC SWITCHES

29 29 VDX 6740 VS. VDX 6720 Feature6720,6710, 6730VDX 6740 /VDX 6740T Virtual Fabrics VXLAN / VTEP integration with VMware NSX 32 Flex port [ VDX 6740] Open flow ready Openstack Integration ( REST API) ISSU VRF Lite PVLANs PBR PIM in VCS Mode STP in VCS Mode RSPAN ACL based QOS/Rate Limit/Sflow Logical Chassis Management Direct Attached Storage (F-Port) [VDX 6730 Only]Supported by Flex port 128K MAC 64K ARP 1024 Port Profiles


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