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Interconnekt Upgrades With Brocade

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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Cloud and managed services provider Interconnekt, along with sister companies ConnektNet and ConnektCloud, have upgraded their network with Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) solutions to meet their "pay-as-you-grow" on-demand infrastructure requirements. Delivered by distributor Avnet Technology Solutions, Brocade VDX 6740 switches and Brocade NetIron CER 2000 routers provide Interconnekt with a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) network foundation. Additionally these devices enable rapid scaling of services to help Interconnekt accommodate substantial growth in demand from small-to-medium enterprise (SME) and mid-market customers well into the future.

Through its ConnektCloud offerings, Interconnekt offers a range of managed "as-a-service" offerings, including hosted server, desktop, backup and disaster recovery/business continuity, archive, storage, e-mail, voice and Web services, along with managed security and Microsoft 365 applications. To provide these offerings through its ConnektNet business unit, Interconnekt offers MPLS-based managed WAN connectivity across multiple access technologies, at speeds up to up to 10 Gbps. In fact, the demand for these services from SMEs and mid-market customers has been so strong that Interconnekt was at the point of nearly overwhelming the previous network it had installed just three years ago.

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