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Fibre Channel Performance Q&A

The FCIA recently took on the topic of Fibre Channel performance in our live webcast “Fibre Channel Performance: Congestion, Slow Drain, and Over-Utilization, Oh My!” If you missed the live event, it’s now available on-demand. During the live event, attendees asked our experts Earl Apellanes and Ed Mazurek a lot great questions. Here are answers [...]

2018-02-23T14:55:08+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2017/18 Board of Directors

2017 Milestones Include Completion of Second Industry-Wide Multi-Vendor Plugfest Focused on Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe™) over Fibre Channel (FC) Fabric MINNEAPOLIS, February 1, 2018 – In a move that supports the continued innovation of Fibre Channel (FC) and its legacy of data reliability, integrity and security, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced its 2017-18 [...]

2018-02-01T09:19:38+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

FCIP (Extension) Questions and their Answers

Disaster may strike anywhere. Transporting data over significant distance beyond the reach of a threatening event preserves data so organizations can rapidly recover in the event of a site going down and Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP), often referred to as “Extension,” is an ideal solution for disaster recovery infrastructure between data centers with fast, continuous, [...]

2018-01-22T10:15:43+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|

Fibre Channel Resilience for Enterprise Storage

Fibre Channel is the choice for resilient storage networks due to its reliability and robust set of management capabilities. Mainframe computers that run the world’s financial systems, high speed transactions processing, fraud protection, and reservation systems rely on Fibre Channel because it provides performance and reliability these systems demand for 24/7 availability. Mainframe systems [...]

2018-01-15T13:55:16+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Second Industry-Wide, Multi-Vendor Plugfest Focused on NVMe™ Over Fibre Channel Fabric Completed by Fibre Channel Industry Association

Event Also Signals First Validation of the Newly Completed INCITS T11 FC-NVMe Standard MINNEAPOLIS, December 13, 2017 – The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the completion of its second industry-wide multi-vendor plugfest focused on Non-Volatile Memory Express  (NVMe™) over Fibre Channel (FC) Fabric and the first validation of the newly completed INCITS T11 [...]

2017-12-13T10:51:02+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Live Webcast: FCIP (Extension): Data Protection and Business Continuity

Businesses today rely heavily on their data. Transporting data over significant distance beyond the reach of a threatening event preserves data so organizations can rapidly recover in the event of a site going down. This makes deploying a disaster recovery infrastructure between data centers with fast, continuous, and easy replication of mission-critical data to anywhere in [...]

2017-10-26T14:19:12+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

Advanced FC-NVMe Q&A

Experts Answer Questions on All Things FC-NVMe   FC-NVMe (NVMe over Fibre Channel) is preparing for its official launch, there have been numerous questions about how the technology works, how it gets implemented, and what makes it special when compared to traditional, SCSI-based Fibre Channel.  That’s why the FCIA hosted a live webcast, “Deep Dive [...]

2017-10-19T13:30:34+00:00 October 19th, 2017|

Understanding Long-Distance Fibre Channel

As people learn more about Fibre Channel and are curious about NVMe over Fibre Channel (FC-NVMe), questions arise around how storage solutions are going to be affected by the new technology. Perhaps the least understood aspect of storage networks involves distance solutions, and so FCIA has decided to tackle this issue next with a live [...]

2017-09-12T15:51:28+00:00 September 12th, 2017|

Fibre Channel 101 Q&A

Many people don’t actually understand how Fibre Channel (FC) works. That’s why we hosted the FCIA webcast Fibre Channel Fundamentals. If you missed the live event, it’s available on-demand. Some great questions came up during the webcast and our experts have provided the answers here. Q: Do the ASICs in the switches that handle FC frames [...]

2017-08-14T11:57:18+00:00 August 14th, 2017|