VMworld 2011: Storage Products Take Center Stage


Ciena: Application-Aware Cloud Backbone

Linthicum, Md.-based Ciena showcased an application-aware cloud backbone based on its packet-optical and Carrier Ethernet solutions for delivering intelligent bandwidth-on-demand in real-world disaster recovery, workload migration and virtualization scenarios when used with recently introduced EMC and VMware storage and virtualization solutions. For instance, with its VMware vCloud Director 1.5 integration, it can automatically adapt and respond to cloud resource demands using pre-defined policies.