Fiber Channel Articles

Fibre Channel Industry Association Releases Updated Technology Roadmap; Elects 2015/16 Board of Directors

2015 milestones include the continued development of Gen 6 Fibre Channel, the world’s fastest storage networking, with commercial products expected in 2016 LAS VEGAS, STORAGE VISIONS, January 5, 2016 — Coinciding with the sixteenth annual Storage Visions Conference at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the release [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:43-05:00January 5th, 2016|

The Heart and Soul of Fibre Channel: Its Roadmap

Scott Kipp is the Principal Hardware Engineer for Brocade. The heart and soul of any technology, and the industry association that stewards the technology, is its technology roadmap. Just like the term suggests, a roadmap tells the story of a technology. It is a guide to where it has been, where it is , [...]

2017-05-18T15:09:49-05:00November 30th, 2015|

Topology (Old Generation)

Storage Area Networking is a term used to describe one of the most popular uses of Fibre Channel. While the benefits of SAN have been long apparent, it was only with the advent of Fibre Channel that massive adoption of open SAN topology became feasible. Storage networking involves amassing large volumes of data and distributing [...]

2020-04-07T09:35:10-05:00November 24th, 2015|

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