Fibre Channel (FC) SAN News
October 19, 2016
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
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
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
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 ...
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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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The HP XP7 Storage SAN array offers high-availability and disaster recovery features for highly virtualized data centers with large storage requirements. Continue Reading
Features for the Fujitsu Eternus DX89000 S3 SAN array include thin provisioning, mirroring and RAID. 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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Adoption of FCoE switches is dependent on Data Center Bridging Capability Exchange Protocol (DCBx) switch technology, says storage expert Marc Staimer. Continue Reading