ROUND ROCK, Texas, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –New fabric and network management tools to help simplify operations and improve efficiency in data center and campus environments
–New network virtualization capabilities along with interoperability with Big Switch Networks demonstrating software-defined, multi-tenancy solutions at Interop Las Vegas 2012, May 6-9
Dell today announced new hardware and software additions to its Virtual Network Architecture portfolio, an open networking framework for efficient IT management and workload intelligence. Dell introduced the Dell Force10 MXL 10/40GbE switch, its first 40 gigabit blade server switch for the Dell PowerEdge M1000e blade system, designed to support demanding workloads in traditional, virtual, public and private cloud environments.
Adding high-performance server blade switching expands customers’ architecture options and extends Dell’s abilities to deliver end-to-end 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) solutions across its server, storage and networking portfolio. This Dell infrastructure can deliver up to 10 times greater application performance for decision support and business intelligence workloads.(1)
It’s great to see Dell continue investment and innovation of their blade offering, the addition of their 40gigbit blade server, this will further enhance their blade offering in low latency and virtualization space based on the extended performance, I’m off to read more at Dell.com about the announcement.