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Beyond 8Gb/sec FC
With storage arrays incorporating 8Gb/sec technology still months away, there isn't much for a storage manager to do right now. If an organization needs the performance of 8Gb/sec FC, it can begin upgrading to available switches and HBAs, or it can ponder a future jump to FCoE. When the time comes to finally make the move to end-to-end 8Gb/sec FC, prices should have dropped. Otherwise, sit tight.
This was first published in July 2008