Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has introduced a new technology that aims to simplify network operations with automation that improves the agility of the entire IT operations.
“Despite advances in computing and storage to help achieve more business agility, today’s network complexities have limited IT departments’ ability to quickly respond to business needs. Todays’ introduction of the Intelligent Fabric technology provides for simpler network designs, easier interoperability, plug-n-play deployment and automatic reconfiguration with server/device/ application moves/adds/changes,” said the company.
The Intelligent Fabric technology includes self configuration, self attachment, self healing and VXLAN Hardware Gateway, among other key configurations.
The Intelligent Fabric technology is supported in both the data center switching and the converged campus network solutions. It is available for the OmniSwitch 6900 and OmniSwitch 10K platforms, including the recently released OmniSwitch 6900-Q32 platform Later this year, this innovative technology will be expanded to support, via a software upgrade, the OmniSwitch 6860 advanced access switch to provide true network agility from the network edge to the core to the data center.