At a glance:
ALE, operating under the brand Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, is introducing a new member of its Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 6900 family of switches. The new Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 6900-X72 is a high-density 10GbE/40GbE switch with embedded award winning Intelligent Fabric technology that helps automate IT operations and offers simplified physical to virtual internetworking.
IT organizations are struggling with managing the day-to-day operations of their network and are finding the majority of their time is spent just on manual add/move/change operations with little time to support the strategy of the business. With Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Intelligent Fabric Technology (iFab), IT can simply unwrap the switch from the box, connect the cables and the system does the network configuration automatically, creating a network that is ready in minutes versus hours. The iFab technology, embedded in the entire OmniSwitch 6900 and OmniSwitch 10K family, provides for simpler network designs, easier interoperability, plug-n-play deployment and automatic reconfiguration with server/device/application moves/adds/changes.
The Intelligent Fabric technology is supported in both the data center switching and the converged campus network solutions, enabling businesses to benefit from a single consistent approach for all network infrastructure needs.
The OmniSwitch 6900-X72 VXLAN technology allows IT to seamlessly interconnect the application infrastructure into both the physical and virtual worlds. Compatibility of the OmniSwitch 6900-X72 with other OmniSwitch 6900 platforms enables customers to mix and match switches to meet network needs adapting their environment.
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