Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Look at Fibre Channel’s Legacy – And Future

J Metz, Cisco Systems Ah, storage. The most important part of any Data Center. Wait, wait, I get it – there are no unimportant parts of the Data Center. The ability to store and retrieve data, however, is the heart and soul, and the unmitigated catastrophe that befalls the company that loses data is impossible [...]

2017-07-31T12:43:33-06:00July 28th, 2017|

All-Flash Arrays Generate New Interest in NVMe-Ready Fibre Channel

Celeste Crystal, Brocade Digital transformation is driving new requirements for scalability, performance, and high IOPs/low-latency for storage, with access to data becoming more critical than ever. Advanced flash memory technologies are forcing an evolution of storage requirements that must simultaneously enable faster access to data while accommodating growing capacity, all at decreasing costs. By many [...]

2017-07-31T12:42:27-06:00July 28th, 2017|

Storage Fabric Options with NVMe

Rupin Mohan, HPE The SCSI protocol has been the bedrock foundation of all storage for more than three decades and it has served (and will continue to serve) customers admirably. SCSI protocol stacks are ubiquitous across all host operating systems, storage arrays, devices, test tools, etc. It’s not hard to understand why: SCSI is a [...]

2017-07-31T12:41:14-06:00July 28th, 2017|

The Fibre Channel Roadmap

Scott Kipp, Brocade The heart and soul of any technology, and the industry association that stewards the technology, is its technology roadmap. Just like the term suggests, a roadmap shows not just the history of a technology, but also is a guide to where it is going and when it is going to get there. [...]

2017-07-31T12:38:57-06:00July 28th, 2017|

Foreword

By Rupin Mohan, FCIA Marketing Chairman; Director R&D and CTO, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise It’s 2019, and Fibre Channel continues to remain the premier storage fabric connectivity protocol in today’s data centers. Fibre Channel is deployed by thousands of customers in their data centers around the world and 80–90% of all All-Flash storage arrays are connected [...]

2019-08-06T14:24:23-06:00July 28th, 2017|

Fibre Channel Solution Guide – 2017

Fibre Channel Solutions Guide 2017 The Solutions Guide Introduction The Fibre Channel Roadmap Storage Fabric Options with NVMe All-Flash Arrays Generate New Interest in NVMe-Ready Fibre Channel A Look at Fibre Channel’s Legacy – And Future Download PDF

2019-08-15T14:07:28-06:00July 28th, 2017|


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