multiprotocol router


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multiprotocol router

A router that supports two or more communications protocols, such as IP and IPX. It is used to switch network traffic between different LANs located throughout the enterprise as well as to switch LAN traffic to WANs.
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The Multiprotocol Router provides new options for connecting isolated SANs and extending SAN benefits over multiple networks, yet requires no configuration changes to existing SAN fabrics.
The Brocade Multiprotocol Router now has been qualified by HP for connectivity to HP M-Series McData SAN fabrics consisting of switches or directors following HP design practices for such configurations.
Released to the market in mid-2004 and now available from the world's leading storage system providers such as EMC, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard, IBM and StorageTek, the Multiprotocol Router supports a broad range of local and long-distance storage networking applications.
The Multiprotocol Router supports logical connections between devices in separate SANs without physically merging the fabrics.
The Multiprotocol Router enables data center managers to "wire once" and then create virtual connectivity between multiple existing SANs.
The comprehensive suite of routing services delivered by the SilkWorm Multiprotocol Router enables enterprises to connect resources and share data among different SANs in both local and remote environments.
With the SilkWorm Multiprotocol Router, our customers can maximize the value of their distributed storage resources and achieve a more secure, flexible, and functional Inter-SAN foundation, cost-effectively and non-disruptively.
Brocade(R)) , the world's leading provider of infrastructure solutions for Storage Area Networks (SANs), today announced general availability of the Brocade Multiprotocol Router through EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage and management.
The Multiprotocol Router will serve to improve the efficiency and simplicity of SAN infrastructure management through the consolidation of multi-vendor infrastructures and multi-protocol environments.
The InstantOffice system integrates the functions of a packet- and circuit-switched PBX, voice mail system, automated attendant, multiprotocol router, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, voice over IP (VoIP) gateway, as well as call center applications.
CNT(R) , the global expert in storage networking solutions, today announced that they are expanding their collaboration with Brocade to offer customers the new Brocade SilkWorm Multiprotocol Router, and are the first Brocade OEM and services partner to qualify the solution.
The InstantOffice system integrates the functions of a PBX, voice mail system, automated attendant, multiprotocol router, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, Voice over IP (VoIP) gateway, and call center applications.
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