Voltaire Offers New Low-Latency Layer 2/3 Switch
The Voltaire Vantage 6024 switch is optimized for virtualized data centers and cloud computing environments.
Voltaire Ltd. has announced the immediate availability of the Voltaire Vantage 6024, a low-latency, high-performance Layer 2/3 top-of-rack switch optimized for next generation and virtualized data centers and cloud computing environments. According to this report on Data Center Journal, the switch supports converged enhanced Ethernet (CEE) capabilities enabling the consolidation of multiple network tiers and fabrics to significantly reduce infrastructure expenses.
"The combination of the Voltaire Vantage 8500 Layer 2 core switches and new Vantage 6024 switches enables customers to build flat data center fabrics of more than 3,400 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports with non-blocking, lossless switch capacity of 69.12 Terabits per second. Voltaire Unified Fabric Manager (UFM) software orchestrates the fabric as a single logical entity, enforcing fabric-wide service policies, providing real-time fabric and application level monitoring, and simplifying fabric administration across many physical and virtual switching elements."