Brocade Virtual Cluster Switching revisited

I have been to a deeper presentation of the Brocade VDX switches that implement the VCS (Virtual Cluster Switching), and here is a resume of what that system does. This post is an updated and more complete than the previous post Brocade VCS or what I understood VDX system consist of three concepts, Ethernet Fabric, …

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Does your organisation have an End of Life (EOL) policy for networking equipment?

One of my latest contracts had me evaluate the state of the actual network and evaluate the cost of replacing EoL equipment. After reviewing the equipment list, scanning and SNMP polling the network to find any discrepancy. We came up with a fairly large amount of switches that was not only in the EOL cycle …

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