The Brocade Network Advisor is Brocade's flagship network management solution, providing a unified view of Ethernet, storage, application delivery and wireless networks. The Network Advisor has visibility into Fibre Channel SAN as well as Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) enables management of converged networking infrastructure.
Brocade also has solutions specifically for SAN management with its Data Center Fabric Manager platform. The DCFM solution manages Brocade's DCX family of SAN switches and storage directors.
Spotlight on Brocade: Network Management
Paul Rubens | February 21, 2013
Managing network infrastructure from the cloud is becoming increasingly important. Read More>
Julie Knudson | October 08, 2012
ENP profiles Plixer, one company that can help IT managers oversee distant data. Read More>
Sean Michael Kerner | February 21, 2012
BYOD gives users control by letting them bring whatever device they want, but how do enterprises regain control over their own networks? Read More>
Paul Rubens | January 27, 2012
Like most things, booting up from SAN vs. the server's hard drive does offer many benefits but there are few caveat emptors along the way. But, if managed correctly, they may not be that big a deal. Read More>
| May 23, 2011
Managing a modern network is a complex undertaking, relying on a combination of physical configuration, smart analysis and good tools. Learn what makes your network tick and how to keep it running smoothly.
| May 23, 2011
As your network grows, so do your management needs. Learn how to make the best choice in an NMS with our expert articles. Read More>
Drew Robb | September 07, 2010
If the World Cup taught network administrators anything, it's that the demand for video is maxing out bandwidth, leaving them scrambling to better manage resources. Read More>
Drew Robb | August 30, 2010
As your network grows, your organization changes or new technologies come and go, it becomes harder and harder to keep up with what's running on your infrastructure. You should rein in "the lost network" with a combination of Layer 2 and 3 discovery tools. Read More>
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | August 20, 2010
Network management varies according to the environment. Read More>
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | August 18, 2010
Admins will find the new version has new network management capabilities and a centralized help desk to manage service requests. Read More>
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | August 12, 2010
The LaunchPAD desktop tool provides access to commonly used network management programs from a single location. Read More>
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | July 30, 2010
Proper management tools can identify weaknesses before downtime occurs.
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | July 02, 2010
Spiceworks IT Desktop offers network monitoring, help desk, PC inventory, warranty review, and IT reporting tools. Read More>
Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | May 27, 2010
The new Observer Infrastructure product performs infrastructure and resource monitoring tasks in enterprise IT environments.