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  • December 05, 2016 05 Dec'16

    Hot data storage technology trends for 2017

    Learn what's hot and what's not-quite-so-hot on our list of data storage technology trends for the forthcoming year.

  • November 03, 2016 03 Nov'16

    Broadcom acquisition of Brocade leaves three major FC vendors

    Broadcom acquired Brocade in a $5.9 billion deal that will leave the Fibre Channel industry with three major vendors, but analysts predict FC will remain viable for years.

  • October 31, 2016 31 Oct'16

    Broadcom reportedly ready to swallow Brocade

    Brocade, the largest Fibre Channel networking vendor, could be joining the Broadcom empire soon. Bloomberg reports that Brocade is close to being acquired and that Broadcom is among the interested ...

  • October 19, 2016 19 Oct'16

    Cisco storage networking products get FCIP, FCoE upgrades

    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.

  • October 05, 2016 05 Oct'16

    Infinidat InfiniBox given compression injection, native iSCSI

    Infinidat claims InfiniBox can scale to 5 PB effective capacity in a 42U array and has 'carrier-grade' iSCSI in its enterprise SAN array; it still revolves around spinning disk.

  • September 27, 2016 27 Sep'16

    Virtual Instruments teaches VirtualWisdom NAS expertise

    Virtual Instruments taps into expertise gained through the Load DynamiX merger to teach its VirtualWisdom analytics products to monitor NAS, along with Fibre Channel SAN arrays.

  • June 16, 2016 16 Jun'16

    Cavium pays $1 billion for QLogic, storage

    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 20 May'16

    Brocade FC storage sales down, and will stay there for now

    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 ...

  • April 07, 2016 07 Apr'16

    Dell’Oro: FC back on top in networked storage ports in 2015

    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 03 Mar'16

    Brocade VP: Flash spurs coordinated Gen 6 Fibre Channel launch

    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 ...

  • February 02, 2016 02 Feb'16

    Cisco ships 32-gig 'beast,' MDS 9718 FC director

    Cisco launches its largest FC director, the MDS 9718, which will be upgradeable to 32-gig FC when it is widely supported. Targets for this product include flash storage and DevOps.

  • December 04, 2015 04 Dec'15

    Hot data storage technology trends for 2016

    Find out what's hot and what's not-so-hot on our list of data storage technology trends for the coming year.

  • September 21, 2015 21 Sep'15

    Infinidat adds smaller SAN array, unified storage

    After starting with a system aimed at high-end enterprises, startup Infinidat adds a midrange InfiniBox F2000 SAN array, plus NAS support for unified storage.

  • September 03, 2015 03 Sep'15

    Fibre Channel storage alive and kicking

    It's not the end of the world for Fibre Channel storage; market research from a variety of industry analysts indicates widespread use and a slow decline.

  • September 03, 2015 03 Sep'15

    Fibre Channel technology is alive and kicking

    Historically, Fibre Channel technology has been a top choice for enterprises in need of a high-speed interconnect for SANs. With the introduction of iSCSI storage, however, the landscape shifted. Ethernet networking gained acceptance for block ...

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