HP taps Brocade for new SAN gear

Filling the backend

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HP has added a trio of Brocade connectivity platforms to its storage portfolio.

HP's B-series will present offerings based on the Brocade SilkWorm® 4900 switch, the SilkWorm 7500 router, and the SilkWorm FR4-18i Blade for the SilkWorm 48000 Director.

Brocade marketing VP Tom Buiocchi gushed: "Today's announcement underscores the strength of our long-term partnership with HP and the proven performance of the 4 Gbit/sec SilkWorm family."

HP SAN marketing jockey Kyle Fitze said: "SilkWorm line complements HP's emphasis on flexible, open, standards-based storage infrastructures." More from the announcement here

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