Latest IT Networking Solutions by Industry Giants
Day to day business challenges and growth demands have lead to the launch of some remarkable networking solutions by the industry giants including IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell and many other outstanding providers. We have selected a few of them for discussion to help you decide and get the most appropriate networking solution deployed at your business / data center.
HP is renowned for its technology solutions worldwide and holds a great market share due to its turnkey solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Some of the latest product releases include HP ProLiant ML110 G7 an entry-level server supporting the basic application framework such as databases, file and print operations and web messaging. Then we have the HP ProLiant DL120 G7 a rack-optimized server running a broader range of dedicated applications such as web messaging, small Internet applications, IT applications and shared web access. These smart servers provide a simple yet powerful platform for growing businesses, while decreasing the operational costs to a huge extent due to their out-of-the-box remote management features. HP V1810-48G is a web-managed switch with almost 48 ports and it integrates seamlessly with the multivendor networks providing the desired scalability to your business. Likewise, we have HP V1410 the unmanaged Fast Ethernet switch series offering cost effective entry level networking solutions to SMB’s. Some other products include HP P2000 G3 Modular Smart Array (MSA) a perfect storage solution for VMware API. All these products and the entire new catalogue of HP products offer SMB’s the perfect networking platform for complete automation, enhanced efficiency, high level data protection and disaster recovery.
Now some news about IBM’s ground breaking networking solution the Ethernet Network Fabric based on Unified Fabric Architecture (UFA), which is commonly deployed at larger organizations with huge data centers mostly the Fortune 500 companies. UFA combines together some unparalleled IT elements such as the BLADE OS with almost 10 million ports, Virtualization that enables users to converge their Local area networks, Storage area networks and other management networks on a single wire. Moreover, the switches are also VM ready which comes as standard with IBM BNT 10GbE and 40GbE switch.
The next vendor is Cisco that has been a market leader in networks for a very long time now. The latest Cisco Nexus 5000 series switches is another big hit for Cisco and is quickly becoming the preferred switch for data center solutions. These switches operate on the basis of standard-based, multiprotocol, Ethernet-based fabric. Cisco Nexus 5000 series are graded as enterprise networking solutions providing the perfect scalability and support for multiple applications, businesses and operational requirements, while maintaining 100% deployment success in diverse data center and High performance computing (HPC) environments.
We will continue our discussion over more of these remarkable networking solutions in our upcoming blog entries. Feel free to share your feedback / reviews for these solutions.