Fibre Channel (FC) SAN
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QLogic Fibre Channel stackable switches are providing the backbone for the International Broadcast Center's storage area network at the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in Johannesburg, South Africa.
There is more to it than making one decision when upgrading to 8 Gbps Fibre Channel for your storage-area network (SAN). In this tip, Eric Slack discusses what else you need to consider.
As organizations look for ways to lower costs, while still gaining from the benefit of shared storage technology, the choice between an iSCSI and FCoE solution continues to be pitted in IT boardrooms. How is the battleline forming? We ask David Dale, NetApp's industry standards director and chair of the SNIA Ethernet Storage Forum.
FalconStor and Violin Memory have combined their resources to produces a SAN accelerator that uses Flash solid-state drives (SSDs) for improved read and write speeds.
Dell'Oro reports that Fibre Channel (FC) switch port sales will experience a brief upward spike but will then continue to steadily decline.
Cisco Systems launches its 16-Port Storage Services Node and Data Mobility Manager.
Each switch and storage system on the SAN must be interconnected -- usually through optical fiber or copper cabling -- and the physical interconnections must support bandwidth levels that can adequately handle the peak data activities that occur. This guide highlights the role of Fibre Channel, Ethernet, and iSCSI connectivity on the SAN.
An online game producer with experience using both DRAM and NAND flash SSDs provides insight into his storage tiering strategy.
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