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Real User
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 22 2019

What is most valuable?

The fabric of the solution and the management aspect are the solution's most valuable features.

What needs improvement?

Brocade sold the VDX product line to Extreme Networks. Extreme have now different fabric tchnologies. L2 Fabrics from Brocade (VDX) and Avaya, L3 Fabrics from Brocade (SLX). So, it is difficult to make a dicision, what will be the next strategic Approach for Extreme. There was not really Firmware Upgrades over the last two years, so it Looks like, the VDX will loose this battle.

What other advice do I have?

The solution is quite good overall. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten. It's now part of Extreme and Extreme is no longer pushing it as a product. I haven't seen any development of this product over the last year and that is the main issue with the solution. There have been no newer releases and no really good bug fixes. I don't need new features, but having a new release or having some higher… more»

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What is Extreme VDX?

Brocade VDX Switches support Layer 2 and Layer 3 fabrics with open standards and extensive scalability to deliver high performance, capacity, and reliability for data center spine and leaf deployments. It includes the following products: Brocade VDX 6740 SWITCHES, Brocade VDX 6940 SWITCH and Brocade VDX 8770 SWITCH.
Also known as
VDX, Brocade VDX
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