Monthly Archives: September 2018

FCIA Panel Discuss Expanding the Power of Flash with FC-NVMe

Flash is really fast, and performance-hungry applications must be able to access it wherever it is located.  Luckily, NVMe can take advantage of flash throughout a computer system.  However, accessing flash over a network can introduce problems which designers must solve. Accesses can take much longer than local flash, latency can rise significantly, networking issues can [...]

2018-12-11T11:49:15-06:00September 26th, 2018|

Data Center Systems Awarded Patent for Optical Fiber Polarity Tester

   DALLAS (Sept. 25) Data Center Systems (DCS) is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a patent for its optical fiber polarity tester. Originally developed in 2016, the apparatus is used to test bundles of fiber optic fibers for correct polarity of connections at each end of the fiber bundles while preventing the fiber [...]

2018-09-26T10:59:32-05:00September 26th, 2018|

A Q&A on Fibre Channel Interoperability

Got questions about Fibre Channel (FC) interoperability? You’re not alone. At our recent FCIA webcast “Fibre Channel Interoperability” we received many great questions as our experts discussed the many dimensions of FC interoperability. If you missed the live webcast, it’s now available on-demand. We encourage you to watch it at your convenience before or after [...]

2018-09-10T13:23:49-05:00September 10th, 2018|

Save Your SAN (& Sanity): Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics

The driving force behind adopting new tools and processes in test and measurement practices is the desire to understand, predict, and mitigate the impact of Sick but not Dead (SBND) conditions in datacenter fabrics. The growth and centralization of mission critical datacenter SAN environments has exposed the fact that many small yet seemingly insignificant problems [...]

2018-09-06T14:39:01-05:00September 6th, 2018|

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