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Case Studies

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|

Advanced-Level Case Studies

Large corporations, government institutions, and service providers require highly scalable storage that spans large areas and are highly available. Fibre Channel offers solutions for high-end SANs that meet regulatory requirements for off-site storage and disaster recovery. Typical applications of advanced SANs include banking, insurance, online transaction processing (OLTP), and service providers. Financial Applications Financial institutions [...]

2017-05-18T15:14:05+00:00 September 25th, 2012|

Entry-Level Case Studies

The benefits of SANs are most apparent in real-world applications. Entry-level SANS typically result when a company moves directly attached SCSI storage to storage pools connected by Fibre Channel. When the basic Fibre Channel infrastructure is in place, the performance of the storage network increases while management costs decrease. Entry-level Fibre Channel SAN solutions are [...]

2017-05-18T15:14:10+00:00 September 25th, 2012|

Case Studies

In this section we explore four typical applications that show how Fibre Channel is meeting the growing data needs of different companies. Solutions are as varied as the companies, institutions, and governments that Fibre Channel supports. A list of other applications is just a beginning: Digital Libraries — A digital library can supply content for [...]

2017-05-18T15:14:16+00:00 September 25th, 2012|