San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – November 25, 2008 – Xand Corporation has deployed Force10 Networks’ S-Series solution, at its primary data center located at the company’s headquarters in Westchester County, New York.
Steve Garrison, Vice President of marketing at Force10 Networks remarked, ”As much as any other line of business, the success of the MSP is predicated on its ability to maintain reliability, network control, and scalability in order to consistently deliver high-quality services. Force10 solutions enable the network to operate as a strategic asset that seamlessly answers the specific needs of a broad range of customers with uncompromising reliability and cost-effective performance.”
The managed service provider (MSP) deployed Force10’s S50 technology because of its optimum price/performance ratio and ease of deployment enabled through the industry-standard command line interface (CLI) of the Force10 operating system (FTOS).
Xand’s core business is in delivering enterprise server hosting and colocation, functioning as a business’s primary data center for their critical applications such as E-mail, ERP, accounting and web systems. In addition, Xand provides hot site, or disaster recovery services for many firms in the tri-state area.
Jim Kramer, Vice President of Sales for Xand Corporation noted, ”The reliability and speed of our network is critical to our business. The majority of Xand’s clients operate in highly regulated industries, such as financial services. With zero tolerance for downtime, these organizations require extremely reliable mission-critical data center services. Incorporating Force10 as part of the network fabric guarantees us the type of high performance, low latency communications our clients demand.”
The Force10 S-Series provides core-like resiliency in a compact form factor with a switching fabric capacity of up to 288 Gbps, forwarding capacity of more than 131 Mpps, and up to 48 line-rate Gigabit Ethernet ports and four 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports in a 1-RU form factor. This high performance and low latency delivers the reliable performance that Xand requires to support its growing customer base.
The S-Series access switches are managed by FTOS. Hardened in some of the most demanding data centers, FTOS provides advanced management features that Xand requires to answer customer demand and integrate quickly with existing networking equipment. In addition to Xand”s effective use of the standards-based CLI feature, which enabled only minimal configuration training, the company also leverages the operating system”s highly efficient multicast traffic capability to minimize resources.
The Force10 Reliable Networking product portfolio supports advances in reliability, network control and scalability that enable enterprises to lower their total cost of ownership. By building a flexible network that is ready to support emerging and evolving applications, enterprises can optimize their networks for current needs as well as future requirements.
The Force10 Reliable Networking product portfolio provides network control and scalability, to support emerging and evolving applications and technologies within the enterprise and the data center. With a portfolio that spans from the data center core to the enterprise wiring closet, Force10 can optimize solutions for the unique needs and requirements of customers.
Force10 Networks builds and secures reliable, high performance networks. With its no-compromise approach to networking and advances in high density Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switching, routing and security, Force10 delivers the innovative technologies that allow customers to transform their networks into strategic assets at the lowest total cost of ownership.
To learn more about Force10, please visit: www.force10networks.com.