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Monthly Archives: October 2014

BB-6 Fibre Channel Standard Improves Data Center Storage Networks

by Rupin Mohan, Marketing Chairman, Fibre Channel Industry Association and Senior Member, Technology Strategy, Hewlett Packard The T11 standards bodies have been working diligently over the past two years to codify the Fibre Channel Backbone 6 (FC-BB-6) standard. One of the principal developments in its predecessor, FC-BB-5, was the concept of the "Fibre Channel Forwarder," [...]

October 31st, 2014|

Legend3D: The Drive for Sustained Performance

by Scott Shimomura, Director, SAN Product Marketing, Brocade With a portfolio of major motion pictures including Spiderman 3D, Alice in Wonderland, Transformers and Pirates of the Caribbean, Legend3D's digital media technology and visual effects are, shall we say ─ legendary. The company is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA with a production studio in India and a [...]

October 30th, 2014|

Rackspace Has You Covered with 16Gb Fibre Channel: Part Two

Founded in San Antonio in 1998, Rackspace's operations have now expanded to include nine data centers across four continents. In Part One  of this two part blog, we learned that when Rackspace sought to increase the capability, efficiency and reliability of their data centers, they turned to the purpose-built storage solution-- Fibre Channel. Now we'll [...]

October 29th, 2014|

Rackspace Has You Covered with 16Gb Fibre Channel: Part One

When Rackspace, an industry leader in enterprise-class hybrid cloud infrastructures, sought to increase the capability, efficiency and reliability of their data centers, they turned to the purpose-built storage solution-- Fibre Channel.  They were in good company, joining industry leading enterprises such as AOL, Symantec and Legend3D, who also turned to Fibre Channel as their trusted [...]

October 27th, 2014|

Fibre Channel Supporting Evolving Storage Requirements

by: Tim Lustig, Product Marketing Manager, Brocade Communications In a turbulent computing era that is being redefined by highly virtualized environments, solid state storage and cloud-based architectures, unprecedented advancements in storage networks are needed to respond to the IO strains of increased complexity. In order for enterprise data centers to keep pace, the right network [...]

October 25th, 2014|

October Meeting in Coeur d’Alene

Event Sponsors Topic: Ethernet Roadmap Update Speaker: Scott Kipp

October 16th, 2014|