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  • October 15, 2007 15 Oct'07

    Brocade talks 8 Gbit, but is mum on new director

    Brocade says it is sampling 8 Gbit blades for its SilkWorm 48000 director switches with its OEM partners, but declines to give details on an all-new 8 Gbit director.

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    Emulex stands alone with FC-SATA switch

    Emulex has released an embedded storage switch based on the newly approved FC-SATA standard, but it's unclear if any other companies in the industry are on the bandwagon.

  • April 06, 2007 06 Apr'07

    Goldman Sachs: Interest in NetApp SAN products wanes

    A survey by the investment firm shows enterprise storage buyers had a declining interest in NetApp SAN products over the last year.

  • April 05, 2007 05 Apr'07

    Storage vendors propose FC over Ethernet standard

    A group of nine storage vendors led by Emulex is proposing a Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) standard to the ANSI T11 standards committee.

  • February 07, 2007 07 Feb'07

    Why don't we have clustered FC block storage?

    I find it weird that the industry has made such serious strides toward incorporating clustering concepts in both file-based storage and IP-...

  • January 26, 2007 26 Jan'07

    Seven network storage predictions for 2007

    It's time to once again stick my neck out and make predictions on what you very likely can expect from the network storage industry in 2007. Before I do that, let's see how well I prognosticated last year? I made a lot of predictions in six ...

  • December 04, 2006 04 Dec'06

    LSI Logic buys Agere for $4B

    LSI Logic announced it will buy mobile chipmaker Agere Systems for $4 billion, broadening its reach into consumer storage markets.

  • October 19, 2006 19 Oct'06

    Home labs prop up storage users' skills

    Home office storage has become more sophisticated -- so much so that enterprise storage administrators say they're using it to help them hone their skills for work.

  • September 01, 2006 01 Sep'06

    Emulex acquisition could cloud future of FC-SATA spec

    New Emulex subsidiary Sierra Logic's strength is in FC-SATA bridging technology. Meanwhile, ONStor launches midrange clustered NAS, and Quantum shareholders withhold votes.

  • August 07, 2006 07 Aug'06

    FCIA chairman shares vision for Fibre Channel

    Tom Hammond-Doel, chairman of the Fibre Channel Industry Association, talks about the battle with iSCSI and the new features users can look forward to over the next 18 months.

  • July 24, 2006 24 Jul'06

    Pillar users push for Fibre Channel in Axiom array

    Users say they're still waiting for the bigger news -- an FC version of the array. Analysts say there could be long-time upheaval with OEM partners if Pillar competes with EMC.

  • March 29, 2006 29 Mar'06

    Battle brews between iSCSI and FC

    Most cost-conscious storage managers are looking into the merits of iSCSI. In this Q&A, Brian Garrett, analyst with ESG, clears up the confusion over iSCSI vs. FC.

  • January 27, 2006 27 Jan'06

    User finds FC file system performance at NAS price

    Geological survey firm PGS found that a proprietary file system on clustered hardware from Panasas cut costs while boosting performance.

  • November 25, 2005 25 Nov'05

    Fibre Channel basics

    Learn about the pros and cons of FC, new developments in low-cost FC and comparisons with other storage protocols in this Fibre Channel basics guide.

  • September 14, 2005 14 Sep'05

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