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A Back to Basics on Fibre Channel Zoning

It’s time to get back to fundamentals on Fibre Channel. So, that’s exactly what we plan to do at our next FCIA live webcast on June 27, 2019 “Fibre Channel Zoning Basics.” In this FCIA webinar, we’re going to be talking about one of the most fundamental and crucial aspects of the protocol and what [...]

2019-05-07T11:26:35-05:00May 7th, 2019|

FICON 201 – The Tutorial Continues

FICON (Fibre Channel Connection) is an upper-level protocol supported by mainframe servers and attached enterprise-class storage controllers that utilize Fibre Channel as the underlying transport. Our FICON 101 webcast described some of the key characteristics of the mainframe and how FICON satisfies the demands placed on mainframes for reliable and efficient access to data. FCIA experts [...]

2019-01-17T16:20:56-06:00January 17th, 2019|

64GFC FAQ

At our last live FCIA webcast “Will You Still Love Me When I Turn 64GFC” our expert speakers, Dean Wallace and Barry Maskas, provided a technical session on T11 standards which define 64GFC serial Fibre Channel. It was a deep dive into backwards speed auto-negotiation compatibility, compatible form factors, and more, while having some fun [...]

2018-12-17T12:09:03-06:00December 14th, 2018|

FICON 101 – A Fibre Channel Connection Tutorial

Want to get up-to-speed on FICON? Here’s your chance. On June 19, 2018, experts from the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) will host a live webcast “FICON 101.” FICON (Fibre Channel Connection) is an upper-level protocol supported by mainframe servers and attached enterprise-class storage controllers that utilize Fibre Channel as the underlying transport.  Mainframes are [...]

2018-05-18T10:27:44-05:00April 18th, 2018|

Broadcom Launches New NVMe Storage & Gen 6 Fibre Channel

Broadcom Limited (AVGO) recently announced the launch of the latest NVMe and  automation know-hows as well as Brocade G630 switch and Brocade FC32-64 port blade for the Brocade X6 director. https://www.nasdaq.com/article/broadcom-launches-new-nvme-storage-gen-6-fibre-channel-cm946432  

2018-05-18T10:28:31-05:00April 13th, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-05-18T10:31:57-05:00February 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 [...]

2018-05-18T10:30:53-05:00February 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, [...]

2018-05-18T10:34:01-05:00January 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 [...]

2018-05-18T10:44:18-05:00January 15th, 2018|
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