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AFCEA West 2014: Brocade calls for network modernisation

13th February 2014 - 10:03 GMT | by Andrew White in San Diego


US Federal agencies could save more than $1 billion annually through modernising procurement strategies for networking, claims Brocade.

Speaking to Shephard at the AFCEA West exhibition in San Diego, Brocade’s VP for Federal Sales, Anthony Robbins said that federal agency IT organisations could save between $1.05 and $2.24 bn annually and more than $5 bn over the next five years, with the implementation of a series of measures.

Robbins said such moves should include moving from single supplier to multivendor heterogeneous networks; reducing or eliminating use of proprietary protocols; embracing open standards-based network design and implementation; and using full

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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