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First FCIA Demonstration of NVM Express® Over Fabrics using Gen 6 32G Fibre Channel Showcased at Flash Memory Summit

Visit FCIA Booth #828 to see multiple vendor FC-NVMe initiator and target interface operations and FC Fabric connectivity to NVMe PCI Express-based drives SANTA CLARA, Calif., Flash Memory Summit, August 9, 2016 – Highlighting the adaptive architecture of Fibre Channel that according to market research firm Dell’Oro, has more than 46 million installed ports in operation [...]

2017-05-18T15:08:37+00:00 August 9th, 2016|

Fibre Channel Solution Guide – 2016

Fibre Channel Solutions Guide 2016 Fibre Channel’s Growth Trend The Fibre Channel Roadmap Shared Storage with NVMe Improving High Throughput Applications Performance with Gen6 Fibre Channel Fibre Channel – The Most Trusted Fabric Delivers NVMe Storage Forces Download PDF

2017-05-18T15:08:42+00:00 July 29th, 2016|

Why Fibre Channel Fabrics to Support Flash Storage? – Tech Brief

Fibre Channel is a storage networking technology best suited to unleash the potential of flash storage systems. Summary Data access speeds for enterprise applications are becoming more critical; as is the need to support real-time business requirements, which in turn is driving the deployment of flash for tier-I storage. In order for enterprise data centers [...]

2017-05-18T15:08:46+00:00 July 8th, 2016|

Supporting Evolving Storage Requirements – Tech Brief

Fibre Channel is positioned to support virtualized, all flash, and cloud data center environments. Summary 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 [...]

2017-05-18T15:08:51+00:00 July 8th, 2016|

Rackspace Case Study

When Rackspace needed efficiency and reliability in their data centers, they turned to Fibre Channel SANs. Summary 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. Download PDF

2017-05-18T15:09:02+00:00 July 8th, 2016|

Symantect Case Study

One of the world’s largest software companies needed secure and consistently high-performance storage for their business-critical data. Fibre Channel SANs met their requirements. Summary When Symantec, a world leader in consumer and data protection, was looking to secure and provide consistent access to business-critical data, a top requirement was to accommodate for the company's future [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:07+00:00 July 8th, 2016|

AOL Case Study

Find out how AOL uses Fibre Channel to create the most reliable storage solution. Summary When AOL, a leading global Web services and content provider, was looking for the most reliable storage solution to provide content to over 24 million mail users and 56 of the best known brand websites, they standardized on the trusted [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:13+00:00 July 8th, 2016|

Fibre Channel Showcased as the Enterprise Fabric for Transporting NVM Express® Natively in Today’s Datacenters at Industry’s First Gen 6 32GB FC Plugfest

Representing the world’s fastest industry standard networking protocol, Gen6 Fibre Channel provides datacenters with greater consistency, predictability and performance MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 27, 2016 –  Demonstrating the continued innovation of the Fibre Channel (FC) standard and reinforcing its status as the industry’s reliable and robust storage networking protocol, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:18+00:00 June 27th, 2016|

FCIA “Beer and Pizza” night April 5, 2016

Scott Kipp, director of Engineering, Brocade and Chair of the Fibre Channel and Ethernet Roadmap subcommittees presented at the FCIA "Beer and Pizza" night April 5, 2016. The crowd had fun matching up industry milestones with the timing of pop music releases. What popular boy band hit it big in 2000, the same year Fibre [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:23+00:00 May 10th, 2016|