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Brocade to Demonstrate Cloud-Optimized Networking Innovations at Partner Mindware’s Stand at Gitex 2012

Sufian Dweik, Regional Manager, MEMA at Brocade

High Speed Networking Vendor to Showcase Newly Launched VDX 8770 Switch at Region's Biggest ICT Convention

January 13, 2013 9:31 by

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 23rd September 2012: Brocade, the industry leader in fabric networking, today announced that it will be participating at Gitex alongside its distributor Mindware. Brocade will feature its broad offering of cloud-optimized networking products and recent technology innovations. Brocade will also be one of the sponsors of ‘CONNECT 2012’, an event being organized by its other distributor Westcon Middle East during Gitex. Visitors will get an opportunity to learn more about a revolutionary switching platform, the Brocade® VDX® 8770 Switch, along with VCS® Fabric technology enhancements that take data center network simplicity, efficiency and resiliency to a new scale.


Experts from Brocade will inform and educate show attendees about how fabric-based networks are providing the scalability, high performance and operational simplicity needed for highly virtualized and cloud environments. The company will showcase

the newly launched 24-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) module for Brocade® MLXe® Series routers, having the industry’s highest core router density as well as Brocade CER, a fixed form-factor router which can be used to deliver a network virtualization solution capable of supporting multi-point logical networks with VLAN translation between customer sites.


Sufian Dweik, Regional Manager, MEMA at Brocade says, “Gitex is the largest and by far the most important ICT convention in the Middle East. The sheer volume of attendance and the fact that it brings together the key players shaping the future of ICT in the region makes it absolutely essential for us to participate in the exhibition. Gitex not only provides us a great platform to exhibit our broad range of industry leading innovations but also enables us to expose our brand to a wide audience.”



Our presence at Gitex lets our customers and partners know that we remain extremely dedicated to this market and that we will continue to invest both in terms of technology as well as other resources. Apart from raising awareness about our brand, the event gives us the opportunity to interact with and identify new distribution and OEM partners which is absolutely vital to the success of our business model,” concludes Mr. Dweik.


The Mindware stand is located in Hall 3, stand number D3-01.


About Brocade

Brocade (Nasdaq: BRCD) networking solutions help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. (


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