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Security Aspects of Fibre Channel

Fibre Channel has long been known to be a very secure protocol for storage. Even so, there is no such thing as a “perfectly secure” technology, and for that reason it’s important to constantly update and protect against threats. The sheer variety of environments in which Fibre Channel fabrics are deployed makes it very difficult [...]

2019-07-12T13:33:29-05:00July 12th, 2019|

How Fibre Channel Standards Are Made, Part I: What Are Standards?

We rely on technical standards for all facets of daily life. It’s become really easy to take technology standards for granted, forgetting that they underpin the technology used in everyday activities. However, when things go wonky, it becomes glaringly apparent that there is a desperate need for things to work together, seamlessly. Imagine, for instance, [...]

2019-06-07T13:19:47-05:00June 7th, 2019|

Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics FAQ

The FCIA has hosted two webcasts on protocol analysis, Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics, which covered the basics on protocol analysis followed by a more advanced session, Protocol Analysis 201 for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics. If you missed one, or want to watch them again, they are both available on demand. The recent [...]

2019-06-05T15:14:38-05:00June 5th, 2019|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2019 Board of Directors Amidst a Fibre Channel Market That Continues its Growth Path

Dell’Oro Group Forecasts That Total Fibre Channel SAN Port Shipments for 2018 is Expected to Approach 7.7 Million, up 11 Percent Over 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, February 26, 2019 – Amidst a growing Fibre Channel market, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced its 2019-20 Board of Directors. The board serves in advisory and fiduciary roles for [...]

2019-02-26T09:46:02-05:00February 26th, 2019|

Get Ready for a 201 Lesson on Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics

Reacting to the overwhelming positive feedback and the requests for additional information from the first webcast, Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics, the Fibre Channel Industry Association is continuing its commitment to education by offering a follow-up - Protocol Analysis 201 for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics on April 11th 10:00 AM PST. In our [...]

2019-02-14T13:37:11-05:00February 14th, 2019|

Broadcom Modernizes Fibre Channel with Advanced SAN Management and the Industry’s First Gen 6 Replication Connectivity Switch

Increase operational efficiencies with comprehensive SAN visibility, actionable information and simplified processes SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO), today announced new SAN management platforms, Brocade® SANnav™ Management Portal and Brocade SANnav™ Global View that delivers a dynamic, comprehensive, and faster SAN management experience. In addition, Broadcom announced a new replication [...]

2018-12-21T09:03:30-05:00December 21st, 2018|

Broadcom First to Ship 7th Generation Fibre Channel

Emulex® HBAs set a new standard in speed and low latency performance for mission-critical enterprise workloads and emerging applications SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) today announced the industry’s first family of Gen 7 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) designed for accelerating today’s mission-critical enterprise workloads and [...]

2018-12-07T10:14:51-05:00December 6th, 2018|

Industry’s Fastest Storage Networking Speed Announced by Fibre Channel Industry Association ─ 64GFC and Gen 7 Fibre Channel

Continuous Speed and Feature Improvements of Proven Fibre Channel Storage Network Technology Provides a Return on Investment for Years to Come MINNEAPOLIS, November 12, 2018 – In a move that drives storage interconnect innovation for next-generation data centers, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the INCITS T11 standards committee has completed the Fibre [...]

2018-11-12T10:08:23-05:00November 12th, 2018|
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