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Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth
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  • 1. 1© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Evolving Storage Networks to Support New Workload Types for Massive Data Growth Rajeev Bhardwaj Vice-President, Product Management, Data Center Group, Cisco Systems
  • 2. 2© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Legal Disclaimer Some of the products and features described herein remain in varying stages of development and will be offered on a when-and-if-available basis. This material is subject to change at the sole discretion of Cisco, and Cisco will have no liability for delay in the delivery or failure to deliver any of the products or features set forth in this document.
  • 3. 3© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Transforming to the Cloud, Jointly “EMC is a key strategic partner for Cisco. We have thousands of joint customers and hundreds of joint channel partners around the world. Together, Cisco and EMC are helping customers create and deploy data centers that are more efficient, easier to manage, and more dynamic.” “The Cisco and EMC alliance is dedicated to helping customers create and deploy next- generation data centers that offer greater scalability, security, flexibility, and functionality. Our skills and expertise complement each other and we combine them together for the benefit of our mutual customers.” John Chambers Chairman, President and CEO, Cisco Systems Joe Tucci Chairman, President and CEO, EMC
  • 4. 4© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. An Era of Massive Data Growth Creating New Business Imperatives for IT IDC April 2014: The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and Increasing Value of Internet of Things 10X Increase in Data Produced (From 4.4T GB to 44T GB) 32B IoT Devices (Will Be Connected to Internet) 40% of Data Will Be “Touched” by Cloud 85% of Data for Which Enterprises Will Have Liability and Responsibility
  • 5. 5© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. …Driving Evolution of SAN Architectures Fabric Block and/or File Arrays Fabric Big Data, Scale-Out NAS Fabric Compute Nodes REST API Cloud Storage (Object) Enterprise Apps: OLTP, VDI, etc.
  • 6. 6© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Requirement for Storage Networking Architectures FC High- Performance Data Center Connectivity FICON Mainframe Connectivity Long- Distance Replication Connectivity NAS, iSCSI File and Block Over IP FCoE HTTP Object SAN ProtocolsOperational Simplicity (Automation, Self-Service Provisioning) SAN ProtocolsScale (Tens of Thousands P/V Devices, Billions of Objects) SAN ProtocolsPerformance (16G FC, 10GE, 40GE, 100GE) FCIP
  • 7. 7© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. FCoE Inter-VSAN RoutingNetwork Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Tools Comprehensive Security Virtual SAN (VSAN) Integrated Multi-Protocol FC, FICON, iSCSI and FCIP Integrated SAN Extension for DC/BR Performance and Density Single Management for SAN and LAN Continued Innovations Over the Last Decade Unified Ports Industry-Leading FC Performance, Reliability 40G FCoE NEW FC • MDS 9710 Scale • MDS 16G 1RU Switch Ethernet Fabrics for Storage Networking • MDS 9710 FCoE • New Nexus FCoE • Nexus 5600 and 7700 for Big Data, Scale-Out NAS, and Cloud Operational Simplicity • Automation • Monitoring Innovation Coupled With Investment Protection
  • 8. 8© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Focus on Fibre Channel Across Cisco’s DC Portfolio FC and FC over Ethernet (FCoE) 48x16G Line- Rate Module MDS 9710 MDS 9250i: Storage Services 48x10G Line-Rate FCoE Module MDS 9148S 48x16G Line-Rate Switch Nexus 6004 96x40GE Line-rate FCoE Nexus 5672UP: 48x10GE (16 Ports Unified) 6x40GE FCoE/Eth Nexus 56128: 96x10GE FCoE/Eth 12x40GE FCoE/Eth Nexus Nexus 7700 48x10G Line-Rate FCoE/Eth Module Nexus 7718 Nexus 7710 Q3CY13 Q4CY13 Q1CY14 Q2CY14 Q3CY14Q2CY13Q1CY13 Key Targeted Capabilities Being Introduced Across the Portfolio MDS
  • 9. 9© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. SAN LAN/SAN Cisco Nexus 5000 Cisco Nexus 6000 Cisco Nexus 7000 Cisco Nexus 3000 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Cisco MDS 9500 Series Cisco MDS 9100 Series Cisco Nexus 2000 Cisco MDS 9710 10+ Years of Proven NX-OS Operating System From Hypervisor to Core Cisco Multi-Protocol Architecture for LAN and SAN Continued Extension of Industry’s Broadest Switching Portfolio Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Single Point of Management Cisco MDS 9250i Cisco MDS 48x16G FC Module CONSISTENT AND SIMPLIFIED Features, Management, and Programmability Cisco MDS 9148S Cisco MDS 48x10G FCoE Module Cisco Nexus 5672UP (Available Now) Q3CY14
  • 10. 10© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Fibre Channel Accelerating the Innovation
  • 11. 11© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1.5-Tbps/Slot 384 Line-Rate 16G FC Ports STORAGE DIRECTOR N+1 Fabric INDUSTRY’S MOST RELIABLE WITH MULTI-PROTOCOL CONNECTIVITY UNMATCHED FLEXIBILITY INDUSTRY’S HIGHEST PERFORMANCE AND CAPACITY Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director Investment Protection for the Next Decade Launched in May 2013 at EMC World!
  • 12. 12© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 12© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Now Boosting Scale for FC Infrastructures! Deploy Thousands of Virtual Machines: Heterogeneous Hypervisor Environments • Scale-out: large FC infrastructure requires support for: – Lots of switches  increase number of domains supported – Lots of ports  increase number of zones supported – Lots of VMs  increase number of fabric logins per fabric • Scale-up: requires each FC switch to support – Lots of VMs  increase number of fabric logins per switch and per module MDS 9700 Scale MDS 9700 Tested Configuration Limits MDS 9700 Improvement over earlier products Number of Domains 80 +33% Zones per Fabric 16,000 +100% Fabric Logins per Fabric 20,000 +100% Fabric Logins per Switch 4,000 +100% Fabric Logins per Module 1,000 +150% MDS 9710 Deploy Large-Scale 16G Cloud Infrastructure Q3CY14
  • 13. 13© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Cisco MDS 9148S Fabric Switch Industry’s Most Affordable 16G Fabric Switch INDUSTRY-LEADING VERSATILITY WITH PERFORMANCE BackFront 48 x 16G FC Line Rate Performance Dual Power Supplies and Fans for Enterprise-Class Availability SIMPLIFIED OPERATIONS Pay-as-You-Grow 1RU Switch • Line-rate 16/8/4/2G FC ports • Start with 12, 24, or full 48 ports • Add 12 port increments Easy to Use • PowerOn auto-provisioning • Quick configuration wizard • Same OS and management across industry’s broadest SAN portfolio ROBUST ENTERPRISE-CLASS TECHNOLOGY Deploy for Virtualized Environments • Non-disruptive software upgrades • Virtual SANs (VSANs), Inter- VSAN Routing (IVR), QOS, PortChannels • N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) • QOS, PortChannels High-Performance, Versatile, Affordable, and Easy-to-Deploy Fabric Switch Q3CY14
  • 14. 14© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Performance and Versatility for Growth and Virtualization • Start with 12-Port 16G FC base switch • Grow in 12-port increments with port upgrade license • 12  24  36  48 ports • Choose from three base configurations • 12, 24, 48 ports Total Ports 12 -> 24 -> 36 -> 48 • Deploy in N-Port Virtualization (NPV) mode to reduce number of managed switches • Leverage up to 32 VSANs - Map applications/business units/VM clusters to VSANs MDS 9148S MDS 9148S MDS 9148S MDS 9148S MID-LEVEL SAN MDS 9710 MDS 9148S Enable Midmarket Customers to Leverage Enterprise-Class Capabilities ENTRY-LEVEL SAN
  • 15. 15© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch BUSINESS CONTINUITY/ DISASTER RECOVERY DATA MIGRATION FC FCoE SAN SAN FC SAN GATEWAY FC FCoE Converged Fabric SAN FC SAN SWITCH FC FC SAN Migrate Data Between Heterogeneous Storage 1/10G FCIP/iSCSI (2 Ports) 16G FC, FICON (40 Ports) 10GE FCoE (8 Ports) Production DC Disaster Recovery DC IP WAN FC FCoE SAN FC FCoE SAN One SAN Appliance, Multiple Use Cases √
  • 16. 16© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. FCIP SAN Extension With MDS 9250i DWDM/SONET Optical MAN IP WAN MDS or NEXUS MDS 9250i MDS 9250i 10GE 10GE DISK REPLICATION TAPE BACKUP MDS or NEXUS FC or FCoEFC or FCoE BC/DR for FC or FCoE Storage Networks
  • 17. 17© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Ethernet Fabrics for Storage Networking - Extending the Portfolio
  • 18. 18© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Storage Networking Convergence at Access Unified Ports on Nexus 5600 Series FC/FCoE/Traditional Ethernet • 48 fixed 1/10G SFP+ ports of which 16 ports unified • 16 Unified Ports provide 2/4/8G FC, 10/40G Ethernet/FCoE 40GE FCoE/Traditional Ethernet • 6x 40G QSFP+ Ports • Flexibility to use 4x10G or 40G Nexus 5672UP ……………………………………………….. Nexus 5672UP LAN 50% Reduction in Number of Cables, Adapters, and ToR Switches Source: Gartner, “Why, When, and How to Converge Storage and Data Networks”, August 2013 40% Cost Savings for Rack Mount Servers 30% Cost Savings for Blades Systems MDS 9710
  • 19. 19© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Introducing Preserve Existing and Continued FC Investments Industry’s Highest-Density FCoE Module on a 16G FC Director Enabling Multi-Protocol SANs With MDS 9700 Series Preserve Existing and Continued FC Investments MDS 48x10G FCoE Module • Extend benefits of FCoE beyond access layer • Bridge converged multi-hop FCoE SANs to FC SANs • Seamless interoperability between MDS 9700 and Nexus platforms Q3CY14 MDS 9710
  • 20. 20© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Dedicated Storage Networking Core with Multi-Hop FCoE Technology Convergence with separate LAN and SAN Cores Blade or Rack Servers Fabric Extender (FEX) LAN FCoE-only Dedicated Storage Core Directors Dedicated Ethernet Core Nexus Directors Converged Access Nexus Fixed or Directors • FCoE-Only Dedicated Storage Core • Take advantage of Ethernet ubiquity and cost-advantage • Take advantage of higher-speed ISLs available sooner • Same management model as FC – Separate LAN & SAN • Same Director-class resiliency Converged Link Dedicated FCoE Ethernet
  • 21. 21© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Big Data With Nexus • 3,000 100M/1G/10G access ports attached to Nexus 2000 • Simplified operations with only two points of management (Nexus 7700) • Architectural flexibility for ToR and high-performance EoR deployments • High-availability, burst-handling/queuing, low latency Top of Rack (ToR) Nexus 7700 With F3 Parent Switch FEX ... FEX ... FEX
  • 22. 22© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Scale Out With Nexus 7700 and 5600 Building 10G Access and 40G Fabrics Two Nexus 7718 With F3 40G Wire Rate Fabric 188 Nexus 5672UP 3:1 OS… 9,000 1/10G Access Ports … Architectures for Scale-Out Object Storage
  • 23. 23© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Operational Simplification
  • 24. 24© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Operational Simplification Reduced Operational Cost via Ease of Management Congestion Avoidance and Detection Simplification and Automation of Fabric Extensive Monitoring and Visibility With Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Power-On Auto-Provisioning Simplified Analytics
  • 25. 25© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 25© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Congestion Detection and Avoidance Addressing Misbehaving Devices Causing Slow Drain Issues • Port guard: shutdown the link after multiple errors – Configurable thresholds (number of errors and duration) • Slow drain devices: detect, notify, recover – Detect: monitor buffer credits – Notify: SNMP traps and System Logs – Recover: Configurable multi-step automated recovery options http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/storage-networking/mds-9700-series-multilayer-directors/ white_paper_c11-729444.html Affected Host Misbehaving HBA
  • 26. 26© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Rapid Error Free Deployments Automated Provisioning Consistent Configuration on Switch Power Up • Automates switch setup • Eliminates the need for serial cable for manual configuration of each switch • Ensures configuration consistency MDS 9148S MDS 9148S ………………………………………………………………….. Provides: 1. IP Address, Gateway 2. Software Image 3. Configuration File Rapid Error-Free Deployments Q3CY14
  • 27. 27© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Zoning Automation: Integration With Industry-Leading Platforms Cisco MDS Portfolio Automate Zoning EMC ViPR Software-Defined Storage Cisco UCS Director Workflow-Based Provisioning Microsoft System Center VMM IBM PowerVC VMware KVM Bare Metal XenServer Hyper-V For Fast Application Deployments User-Centric Models for New Cloud-Scale Workloads
  • 28. 28© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
  • 29. 29© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. HEALTH SCORE TRENDING Identify and Remediate HEALTH SCORE TRENDING IF YOU CAN MEASURE IT, YOU CAN FIX IT Health % MDS 9148S Switch Health Score 75% MDS 9710 25% Health % Policy-Based Health Index Weighted Score Calculator By Event Severity By Hardware Status By Switch Traps
  • 30. 30© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. N5K-access-71 N5K-access-70 M97-75 M97-74 Storage Array End-to-End Visibility Windows 2k8-R2- 151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 Storage Port and LUN(s) CNA Adapters Connectivity • Monitor VM and ESX CPU/memory • Monitor storage and network traffic • Max datastore response time latency • Dependency map from VM out to datastore MDS or NexusISL/FCIP FCoE + iSCSI FCoE + FICON MDS or Nexus UCS or Generic ServerVMs, ESX
  • 31. 31© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. UCS-FI-6120XP MDS9710-16GBIT Storage Array UCS-FI-6120XP MDS9710-16GBIT Windows 2k8-R2- 151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 • UCS Service Profile • Blade inventory • Module and port view • Port performance on UCS FI Configuration Attributes End-to-End Visibility Storage Port and LUN(s)MDS or NexusISL/FCIP UCS FI or MDS or Nexus UCS or Generic ServerVMs, ESX CNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI FC + FICON
  • 32. 32© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Windows 2k8-R2- 151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 Storage Array N5K-access-71 M97-75 N5K-access-70 M97-74 • Switch and port events • Average and peak TX/RX • Switch CPU/ memory • Traffic monitoring of ISLs and FCIP links • Discards and errors End-to-End Visibility Health Analytics Storage Port and LUN(s)MDS or NexusISL/FCIPMDS or Nexus UCS or Generic ServerVMs, ESX CNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI FC + FICON
  • 33. 33© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. N5K-access-71 M97-75 N5K-access-70 M97-74 Windows 2k8-R2- 151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 Storage Array • Front-end port mapping • Host to LUN mapping • Array capacity • Array inventory • Support EMC, NTAP, and HDS End-to-End Visibility Storage Port and LUN(s)MDS or NexusISL/FCIPMDS or Nexus UCS or Generic ServerVMs, ESX Capacity Monitoring CNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI FC + FICON
  • 34. 34© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Masking DatabaseVSAN 2,10,12 Path Redundancy Analysis Reduce Mean Time to Repair Risk to Switch and Array Upgrades Risk to Hardware Maintenance Activities Enclosure Resolution Port Down on Redundant Path VSAN Initiator to Target Mismatch VSAN Segmentation Both Paths on Same Line Card Port LUN Masking Mismatch DCNM-VM Primary Server-ESX DCNM-VM Standby VSAN 10 VSAN 11 N5K-access-71 N5K-access-70 M97-75 M97-74 VSAN 3, 11 VSAN 10 Port A VSAN 11 Port BVSAN 13 Storage Array Port A/B Port A/B Port A Port A/B Root Cause VSAN 3, 13
  • 35. 35© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Ensure Resiliency of the Fabric Through Configuration Analysis Select Policy Switch Create Policy Select Fabric Rules to Check Run Check Identifies List of Inconsistencies User Input to Resolve
  • 36. 36© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. DCNM Manages Cisco’s Massively Scalable Data Center SAN Cisco DC Scale-out Architecture • 14 production Data Centers • Single 4 node federation • Central Database • 31 Fabrics • 365 VSANs • 690 Fibre Channel Switches UCS & MDS • 24,142 Switch Ports • 13,872 Server ports • 4,017 Storage array ports • 2833 ISLs links Easy-to-use, highly available management for large scale environments
  • 37. 37© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. EMC Connectrix Differentiators • Connectrix products ship within 1–2 days after receipt of the order • EMC stocks spares in worldwide depots so we can respond to service issues within 4 hours, 7 days a week SPEED EMC Logistics • Provides first call and Level 2 support • Provides remote support and monitoring • Provides end-to-end onsite, worldwide support from server to SAN to storage • EMC stands behind every configuration listed on EMC Support Matrix (ESM) • ESM can be accessed through E-Lab Navigator KNOWLEDGE EMC Customer Service TRUST EMC E-Lab Proven Interoperability
  • 38. 38© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. SAN Architectures for Massive Data Growth Summary Cisco MDS continues to Raise the Bar for Fibre Channel Storage Networks With Superior Performance, Reliability, and Architectural Flexibility End to End Seamless Ethernet Fabrics with Nexus and MDS to evolve SAN architectures for Big Data, Scale-out NAS, and Cloud Storage Environments Automate, Provision and Monitor, Physical and Virtual Datacenters using DCNM and integrated third party cloud software platforms

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