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Published on : Jul 28, 2015

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), has implemented a 10 Gbps network backbone traversing its five campuses to suit the proceeded development of data traffic from administrative and academic frameworks. The new backbone, which keeps running on changing switches from Brocade, has empowered the universities to diminish costs and streamline administration by relocating applications that beforehand kept running over particular systems onto a solitary base. 

The Brocade arrangement additionally prepares for SJTU to carry forward in Software-Defined Networking (SDN), at an academic level and as an approach to bolster advanced campus service development. The Network Information’s director placed at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, named as Rui Xie stated that they work on an extensive and complex system that needs to dependably deliver services to a huge number of wired and wireless gadgets at their campuses. One of China's most established universities, SJTU has developed exponentially since the late 1970s. The university now likewise includes training in business, law, medication, social sciences, and life science. 

It comprises of a student population of very nearly 40,000, greater than 50% of whom are contemplating for post-graduates degrees and a staff of more than 1,900 associate professors and professors, inclusive of 20 Chinese Academy of Engineering academicians  and 15 Chinese Academy of Sciences academicians.

Brocade system specialists worked with SJTU to formulate an answer that addresses its requirements at the terabit-scale switch fabrics and Brocade MLXe Core Router that empower the university to implement the backbone situated at 10 Gbps with the ability to bolster 40 and 100 Gbps interfaces of wire-speed interfaces if at all they are required and that too at a particular point in time.