October 19, 2016
Cisco storage networking announced upgrades that include Ethernet boosts for FCIP and FCoE, but it's decided to hold off on shipping 32 GbE Fibre Channel.
April 07, 2016
Fibre Channel (FC) took back the port count lead over Ethernet in external storage systems in 2015, after Ethernet had gone ahead in 2014, according to Dell'Oro Group's latest numbers. Chris DePuy, ...
March 03, 2016
Brocade, QLogic and Broadcom coordinated this week’s shipments of the first switches and adapters to support Gen 6 Fibre Channel storage networking technology. We caught up with Jack Rondoni, vice ...
December 11, 2015
Blending LAN and SAN networks cuts a lot of management headaches -- and miles of cable -- out of the data center.
FCoE Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
The advent of more powerful servers and increasing traffic are combining to fuel the migration of 40 Gigabit Ethernet into the enterprise. Continue Reading
SearchStorage.com's tutorials offer storage professionals comprehensive training on topics such as SANs (storage area networks), NAS (network attached storage), backup, data storage devices, data management, and RAID (redundant array of inexpensive disks). Continue Reading
Our FCoE tutorial explores how three Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adopters confronted management challenges connected with the technology's deployment; five tips on FCoE. Continue Reading
Evaluate FCoE Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Before you buy, check out this comparison of leading data center-class switches to understand the different features and capabilities. Continue Reading
The EMC VMAX is a family of SAN arrays designed for enterprise environments requiring large amounts of storage. Continue Reading
Use this guide to determine if a SAN is right for your environment, or if you should go with DAS or NAS. Continue Reading
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
There are several storage protocol options for a VMware vSphere environment. Choosing the best one for your deployment will depend on your resources and performance goals. Continue Reading
Find out a key requirement when implementing FCoE storage in your data center, as well as general best practices to deploying FCoE. Continue Reading
Your customers are going to start asking about Fibre Channel over Ethernet, if they haven't done so already. Use this tutorial to find out how to develop FCoE expertise, determine which customers are good candidates for it, guide those customers toward a choice and implement it for them. Continue Reading
Problem Solve FCoE Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Offloaded data transfers include a number of hardware and software requirements, but they can support virtualization. Continue Reading
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption is growing. But is it right for your organization? Continue Reading
Today, vendors are pushing all types of infrastructure convergence. Find out how each can make a difference in your environment. Continue Reading