Simplify the complexities of design, deployment and monitoring of network fabrics with plug and play software built for the enterprise.
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Redefining doing more with less
Key benefits of Dell’s Active Fabric Manager include:
- The unique ability to manage multiple fabrics from a single GUI-based console
- Simplification technology that helps automate the design and deployment of multi-tier fabric topologies with over 100 customizable design templates to choose from
- Industry-leading northbound API integration with a variety of platform element managers including VMware vSphere and OpenStack Neutron
- Customer-focused support for discovering and integrating existing switching fabric installations including virtual switches
Award-winning AFM features
|Design wizard —The AFM design wizard systematically guides you, collecting essential information about your fabric requirements in an easy to understand workflow to help you create a detailed design and a wiring plan. You can save, review and modify your design based on your requirements before finalizing it.||Monitor and report through a single pane — In addition to giving you a bird’s eye view of the multiple fabrics in your data center, you can review run-time information and statistics as text or have AFM convert this data into graphs.|
|Automate provisioning and configuration — Automation helps reduce the margin of error associated with manual deployment. It will also facilitate efficient data flow with east-west traffic-intensive workloads such as high-performance computing (HPC) and Hadoop® environments.||Design templates for Layer 2 and Layer 3 fabric topologies — Accelerates the deployment of Active Fabric offerings and provides a single tool to design, document, deploy and manage complex fabric topologies.|