Fibre Channel FC SAN

  • August 19, 2005 19 Aug'05

    Three strikes against FC SANs

    The Bond Market Association, the Regional Cancer Center and the Junior Achievement organization picked NetApp, EqualLogic and LeftHand IP SANs over FC. Here's why.

  • August 15, 2005 15 Aug'05

    Engenio spills beans on midrange SAS array

    President and CEO of Engenio, Tom Georgens says the company is working on a midrange SAS array to ship as early as 2007.

  • June 29, 2005 29 Jun'05

    New protocol to bridge gap for FC users

    A standard is being developed that will let FC communicate directly with SATA drives, saving users money.

  • May 26, 2005 26 May'05

    Mea culpa -- Coping with vendor mentality

    Summary: In Mr. Toigo's previous posting, he ranted about NetApp's "Hard Deck" program -- he had some problems with it. NetApp begged to differ. See what he has to say now.

  • March 30, 2005 30 Mar'05

    Mixing Fibre Channel and SATA drives

    Randy Kerns, a senior partner at Evaluator Group, offers his recommendations for mixing Fibre Channel and SATA drives in a single midrange array.

  • March 22, 2005 22 Mar'05

    Storage Clips: Sun qualifies QLogic switches

    Sun aligns with QLogic for SMEs; Equity firms bid $10.5B for SunGard; Xiotech gets Novell Linux certification; Overland ships 1,000th REO.

  • March 08, 2005 08 Mar'05

    Fast Guide: Advanced Fibre Channel

    If you find yourself beyond the basic Fibre Channel (FC) phase and need more in-depth information on FC strategies, protocols, budget concerns and SAN connectivity issues, check out our Fast Guide to Advanced Fibre Channel.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Possible architectures for scaling beyond a single fabric

    Options for scaling a storage networking beyond a single fabric include the following.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Technologies for scaling beyond a single fabric

    A key technology for enabling storage networks to span single fabrics and locations is a storage network router.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Reasons for scaling beyond a single fabric

    Reasons for scaling a storage network beyond a single fabric on a local or wide-area basis include the following.

  • December 23, 2004 23 Dec'04

    Reporter's Notebook: Configuring an EMC AX100

    If an intern can do it, so can I. Right? I got my chance, plus a lot more, during a recent trip to EMC's campus in Hopkinton, Mass.

  • December 15, 2004 15 Dec'04

    Top 10 SAN/NAS trends of 2004

    What's on your mind, storage pros? This year, it was saving money -- no big shock there. Your interest in the declining price and improving reliability of SATA, RAID, iSCSI and NAS was stronger than ever, even if some of the users we quoted ...

  • November 03, 2004 03 Nov'04

    Storage Clips: HP nabs Brocade 4 Gbps ASIC for BladeSystem

    Speeding up the connectivity of its BladeSystem product, HP will embed Brocade's new 4 Gbps ASIC; Acopia nets $25 million.

  • October 25, 2004 25 Oct'04

    SNW '04: 4 Gbps FC products step it up a notch

    Brocade takes the wraps off a 4 Gbps switch and new software, HBA vendors join the fray, but who needs 4 G?

  • August 31, 2004 31 Aug'04

    Fibre committee guarantees users more speed

    The FCIA has approved 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, but are they going too fast?