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Find Out How to Use the Fibre Channel Speedmap

Fibre Channel is the most well known dedicated storage networking protocol in use in data centers today, and is considered the gold standard for storage in terms of availability, reliability, and scalability. However, it does require some specific design and planning requirements. For that, storage administrators use the Fibre Channel Speedmap in order to plan. [...]

March 2nd, 2017|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2016/17 Board of Directors

2016 Milestones Include First Public Demonstration of NVM Express® Over Fabrics Using Gen 6 32GFC and a Plugfest with Participation of 11 Companies MINNEAPOLIS, February 1, 2017 – Supporting continued advancement of the purpose-built, data center proven network infrastructure for storage, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced its 2016-17 Board of Directors. “With their [...]

February 1st, 2017|

How Fibre Channel and NVMe Work Together

Author, J Metz, FCIA Board of Directors NVMe is one of the most interesting new developments to happen to storage in the past several years, and NVMe over Fabrics extends these capabilities over a Storage Area Network. Given that 80% of all existing Flash storage solutions deployed are interconnected with Fibre Channel, many questions have [...]

January 17th, 2017|

Latest news: 2016 Year in Summary

FCIA/T11 Year End Update by Rupin Mohan, Director, R&D HPE Future of Storage Networking Protocols Top Storage Priorities ... Download Now

December 16th, 2016|

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 [...]

August 9th, 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 [...]

June 27th, 2016|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Releases Updated Technology Roadmap; Elects 2015/16 Board of Directors

2015 milestones include the continued development of Gen 6 Fibre Channel, the world’s fastest storage networking, with commercial products expected in 2016 LAS VEGAS, STORAGE VISIONS, January 5, 2016 — Coinciding with the sixteenth annual Storage Visions Conference at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the release [...]

January 5th, 2016|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2014/15 Board of Directors

2014 milestones including the announcement of Gen 6 Fibre Channel demonstrate why enterprises continue to invest in Fibre Channel to power their most mission- and business-critical environments SAN FRANCISCO - December 8, 2014 -- The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA), a non-profit international organization of manufacturers, systems integrators and vendors, today announced it has elected [...]

December 8th, 2014|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Collaborating with NVM Express, Inc. to Define New Standard for Fabric-Based Solid-State Storage Devices

New INCITS T11 Committee Workgroup Formed to Enable Fibre Channel-based Solutions Using Future NVM Express Over Fabric Specification for Seamless Interoperability with Enterprise Storage Fabrics SAN FRANCISCO -- Sept. 18, 2014: The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced a new workgroup within the INCITS T11 Committee that will align Fibre Channel fabric connectivity using [...]

September 18th, 2014|

Emulex Provides High Performance I/O for New Fujitsu PRIMERGY Servers

Connectivity Portfolio Delivers Accelerated Application Performance, Data Center Efficiency, Improved Intelligence and Includes Uniquely Flexible, Scalable DynamicLOM Architecture COSTA MESA, Calif., September 9, 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, today announced it is delivering Ethernet and Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity solutions for the new Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX, TX, BX and CX [...]

September 9th, 2014|