FC switches News
March 28, 2017
New Brocade SAN switch turns Fibre Channel into NVMe fabric for all-flash storage. The G610 device is targeted at converged infrastructure, small SANs and rack-based flash servers.
June 16, 2016
After months of shopping itself, storage networking vendor QLogic has a buyer. Networking semiconductor vendor Wednesday said it will pay $1 billion for the FC and Ethernet adapter company in a ...
May 20, 2016
Brocade’s earnings for last quarter show a decline in storage sales consistent with what large array vendors have reported. The Fibre Channel switch vendor’s forecast for this quarter shows that ...
March 02, 2016
A new G620 Brocade switch and 32 Gbps host bus adapters from QLogic and Broadcom Emulex signal general availability of Gen 6 Fibre Channel storage networking gear.
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A Fibre Channel (FC) director is a modular, chassis-based, high port-count switch that connects servers, switches and storage in a dedicated FC storage area network (SAN). Continue Reading
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Nimbus all-flash array posts VDI storage benchmark numbers that support $40 per desktop claim, before FC SAN costs are added. Continue Reading
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Looking to upgrade its network and facing I/O problems, a VMware shop took a chance on Xsigo rather than Cisco and its FcoE-based Nexus 5000. Continue Reading
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Adoption of FCoE switches is dependent on Data Center Bridging Capability Exchange Protocol (DCBx) switch technology, says storage expert Marc Staimer. Continue Reading
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In part one of our series, we examine the features of a Fibre Channel SAN to help you decide if it's the best SAN technology for your SMB. Continue Reading
Are you looking for director switch for your SAN? We compare the Brocade DCX Backbone and Cisco Systems MDS 9500 offerings in terms of latency, throughput and FCoE support. Continue Reading
IT organizations planning to deploy a unified storage and network fabric through data center bridging and FCoE implementation must consider a host of components, such as adapters, and configuration plans. Continue Reading