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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 [...]

2018-11-12T10:08:23-06:00November 12th, 2018|

Fibre Channel Continues to be the Most Trusted SAN Connectivity of Choice; Gen 6 FC-NVMe Maturity Demonstrated at the Fourth FC-NVMe Focused Plugfest

Visit FCIA in booth #828 at Flash Memory Summit; Fourth Multi-Vendor Plugfest Focused on FC-NVMe and Gen 6 FC Completed by FCIA, Hosted by Austin Labs in Milpitas, California   MINNEAPOLIS, August 2, 2018 – After more than 20 years in the marketplace, Fibre Channel (FC) continues to be the most trusted Storage Area Network (SAN) [...]

2018-08-17T10:11:26-05:00August 6th, 2018|

Fibre Channel-NVM Express® Standard Complete; Fibre Channel Industry Association Schedules Fourth Plugfest Focused on the Networking Protocol 

INCITS Publishes FC-NVMe; Plugfest is Held at New West Coast Location the Week of July 23, 2018 in Milpitas, California MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 26, 2018 –  In a move that advances Fibre Channel (FC) as the trusted fabric for transporting NVM Express® (NVMe) natively in today’s datacenters, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the [...]

2018-06-25T20:52:43-05:00June 25th, 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 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|

Second Industry-Wide, Multi-Vendor Plugfest Focused on NVMe™ Over Fibre Channel Fabric Completed by Fibre Channel Industry Association

Event Also Signals First Validation of the Newly Completed INCITS T11 FC-NVMe Standard MINNEAPOLIS, December 13, 2017 – The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the completion of its second industry-wide multi-vendor plugfest focused on Non-Volatile Memory Express  (NVMe™) over Fibre Channel (FC) Fabric and the first validation of the newly completed INCITS T11 [...]

2018-05-18T10:51:58-05:00December 13th, 2017|

Live Webcast: FCIP (Extension): Data Protection and Business Continuity

Businesses today rely heavily on their data. 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. This makes deploying a disaster recovery infrastructure between data centers with fast, continuous, and easy replication of mission-critical data to anywhere in [...]

2018-05-18T10:52:45-05:00October 26th, 2017|

Advanced FC-NVMe Q&A

Experts Answer Questions on All Things FC-NVMe   FC-NVMe (NVMe over Fibre Channel) is preparing for its official launch, there have been numerous questions about how the technology works, how it gets implemented, and what makes it special when compared to traditional, SCSI-based Fibre Channel.  That’s why the FCIA hosted a live webcast, “Deep Dive [...]

2018-05-18T10:53:28-05:00October 19th, 2017|

Understanding Long-Distance Fibre Channel

As people learn more about Fibre Channel and are curious about NVMe over Fibre Channel (FC-NVMe), questions arise around how storage solutions are going to be affected by the new technology. Perhaps the least understood aspect of storage networks involves distance solutions, and so FCIA has decided to tackle this issue next with a live [...]

2017-09-12T15:51:28-05:00September 12th, 2017|
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