Fibre Channel (FC) SAN News
March 28, 2017
New Brocade SAN switch turns Fibre Channel into NVMe fabric for all-flash storage. The G610 device is targeted at converged infrastructure, small SANs and rack-based flash servers.
March 15, 2017
Merging the Nimble Storage product line with HPE gear and engineering teams creates overlap and competition for its R&D budget. Other storage startups see an opening.
January 09, 2017
Check out our comprehensive forecast of what challenges and opportunities the top enterprise storage vendors are expected to face in the coming year.
December 29, 2016
In 2016, EMC became part of Dell, Broadcom moved to take over Brocade, Nutanix went public, data protection expanded, and more data went on flash and cloud.
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Definition: A storage-area network (SAN) is used to move data between servers and the various storage devices those servers use. Continue Reading
A host bus adapter (HBA) provides physical connectivity and input/output between a server and a network and/or storage device. Continue Reading
A Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) is a high-speed Fibre Channel (FC) topology that can connect up to 126 ports on one controller using a one-way loop or hub design. Continue Reading
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All-flash arrays have virtually eliminated flash storage performance issues, for now. But applications and user expectations will eventually catch up. Innovations in flash technology -- such as nonvolatile memory express and storage-class memory (... Continue Reading
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Docker is the de facto standard for the relatively new application and development and deployment system known as containerization. By nature ephemeral, Docker storage containers bring about a multitude of new challenges regarding data storage and ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
Fujitsu phases out its DX8700 S2 model and replaces it with two Fujitsu Eternus DX S3 block storage devices that scale from 4.6 PB to 13.8 PB of raw capacity. Continue Reading
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Faster storage -- and more of it -- is important, but that wouldn't matter if new SANs didn't boost application performance and efficiency in the process. Continue Reading
A rapidly growing number of storage protocols and interfaces are helping storage networking technology avoid data center bottlenecks. Continue Reading
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