Considerations When Selecting a Fabric for Storage Area Networks

Today, there are a variety of architectures, fabrics, and protocols that can be utilized for Storage Area Networks (SANs). Because of this, the challenges in choosing the right approach, fabric, and protocol to optimize application performance are not trivial, nor are all the tradeoffs obvious when making such as choice. The choice of a [...]

2018-05-22T12:47:50-05:00May 22nd, 2018|

Brocade Advances Fibre Channel Innovation With New Fabric Vision Technology

Also Expands Gen 5 Fibre Channel Portfolio With Industry's Highest-Density Fixed Port SAN Switch and Enhanced Management Software; Announces Plans for Gen 6 Fibre Channel Technology Supporting the Next-Generation Standard SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 25, 2013) - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), the leader in fabric-based data center networking solutions, today announced Brocade® Fabric Vision™ technology, [...]

2018-03-30T14:20:01-05:00March 26th, 2013|

Making Sense of a SAN

The fundamental problem that SANs solve is how to connect terabytes of information to hundreds of servers reliably. Directly attached storage works well for a few servers with a few hundred gigabytes of storage, but the complexity of managing and backing up terabytes of captive storage is a nightmare. With exponential storage growth, IT staff [...]

2015-11-12T18:59:59-06:00September 25th, 2012|

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