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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|

Will You Still Love Me When I Turn 64GFC?

Fibre Channel’s speed roadmap defines a well-understood technological trend: the need to double the bit rate in the channel without doubling the required bandwidth. In order to do this, PAM4 (pulse-amplitude modulation, with four levels of pulse modulation), enters the Fibre Channel physical layer picture.  With the use of four signal levels instead of two, [...]

2018-12-17T12:09:13-05:00November 6th, 2018|

Protocol Analysis Expert Q&A

Protocol Analysis Expert Q&A   A few weeks ago, the FCIA hosted a live webcast on Protocol Analysis for High-Speed Fibre Channel Fabrics in the Data Center. For those of us within the FCIA, we also referred to it as “Saving You SAN and Your Sanity!”  Well, you get the picture. If you missed the [...]

2018-12-11T11:45:14-05:00October 26th, 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 [...]

2018-12-11T11:49:15-05:00September 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|
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