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FCIA Announces Completion of the Fibre Channel-NVMe-2 Standard With Groundbreaking Features for Increased Reliability in the Data Center

FCIA Announces Completion of the Fibre Channel-NVMe-2 Standard With Groundbreaking Features for Increased Reliability in the Data Center FC-NVMe-2 Includes Sequence Level Error Recovery Which Optimizes How Fibre Channel Transports NVM Express™ (NVMe) Natively in Today’s Datacenters   MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., August 11, 2020 – The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the International Committee on [...]

2020-08-10T16:22:23-05:00August 10th, 2020|

FC-NVMe Q&A

In our most recent FCIA webcast, we asked “Is FC-NVMe Ready for Prime Time?” Of course, the answer was a resounding “Yes.” During the live event, our FCIA experts highlighted a snapshot of where the industry is with FC-NVMe, its key differentiators and the breadth of solutions available today. If you missed the live event [...]

2020-07-14T12:02:35-05:00July 14th, 2020|

The Current State of NVMe over Fibre Channel

Where are we today with NVMe over Fibre Channel (FC-NVMe) solutions? Find out on June 9, 2020 when the FICA hosts a live webcast, “Is FC-NVMe Ready for Prime Time?” The T11 specification for (FC-NVMe) was completed in 2018. Since that time, the FCIA has hosted numerous plugfests and products have been shipping now for years. [...]

2020-04-24T10:29:37-05:00April 21st, 2020|

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2020 Board of Directors as Data Center Trends Drive Fibre Channel Adoption

Fibre Channel Industry Association Elects 2020 Board of Directors as Data Center Trends Drive Fibre Channel Adoption INCITS T11 Publishes Fibre Channel Physical Interface Standards, Speeding Development of 64GFC and Gen 7 Solutions for the Storage Area Networking Market MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2020 – Amidst an expanding market being driven by major data center trends, the [...]

2020-03-17T09:57:28-05:00March 17th, 2020|

Here’s How Fibre Channel Standards are Made

It’s easy to take technology standards for granted, forgetting that they underpin the technology we use every day. Ever wonder how they actually are made? Join us on March 31st for our next FCIA live webcast, The Making of Fibre Channel Standards. In this webcast we’ll break down how the standard development process works, explain [...]

2020-03-06T10:09:51-06:00March 6th, 2020|

Fibre Channel SAN Workloads Q&A

“Priceless” - that’s how one attendee described our recent FCIA webcast, “Fibre Channel SAN Workloads.” Our expert presenters, Barry Maskas, Nishant Lodha and Mark Jones, provided some great insights on how Fibre Channel delivers on reliability and performance for application workloads. If you missed it, it’s available to watch on-demand. As promised during the live [...]

2020-03-05T15:11:26-06:00March 5th, 2020|

How Fibre Channel Standards Are Made, Part IV: INCITS T10, T11, and T13

As we promised in our last blog, “Who is INCITS,” we are now going to take a look at INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards) groups in greater detail, including answering the extremely common question: What is the difference between T10, T11, and T13? And what happened to T12?! The three INCITS committees, T10, [...]

2020-02-07T15:39:12-06:00February 7th, 2020|

Characteristics of Fibre Channel SAN Workloads

Fibre Channel (FC) SAN workloads are not difficult, but there are several people who do not understand how the workloads line up to appropriate storage protocol and their characteristics. It’s the next topic the FCIA will tackle at our first webcast of the new year. Join us on February 12, 2020 at 10:00 am PT for [...]

2020-01-09T10:07:04-06:00January 9th, 2020|
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