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Avaya Launches New Product Line For Data Centres

Avaya has dished out new data centre networking equipment that is designed to simplify the deployment and management of data centres.

According to the company, the new product announcements, which will be showcased at the Interop conference in Las Vegas, will be a part of its Avaya Virtual Enterprise Network Architecture (VENA) platform.

The new Avaya Virtual Services Platform (VSP) 7000 switch is designed to make data centres highly cost effective, less complex and easily manageable. The switch comes with the ASIC technology. It will also come with capabilities like Switch Clustering, Virtual Services Fabric built on Shortest Path Bridging (SPB), Edge Virtual Bridging (EVB), and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

Next in line is the Avaya Virtual Provisioning Service (VPS), which is a virtualisation management platform that will allow network managers to manage, provision and secure virtual machines running on their network.

The company also dished out the new Avaya Professional Services (APS) which are offered to clients so that they can easily facilitate the deployment of Avaya VENA on their existing data centres.

“Customers want next generation data centres that are easy to design, effortless to deploy, and painless to manage. Avaya VENA offers this level of simplicity across the enterprise network, alongside new solutions from Avaya that will further reduce the complexity of virtualisation in the data centre,” Steve Bandrowczak, vice president and general manager, Data Solutions, Avaya, said in a statement.