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Fibre Channel: What Is It Good For?

In my last article, I talked about how Fibre Channel, as a technology, has probably peaked. It’s not dead, but I think we’re seeing the beginning of a slow decline. 1,326 more words

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Peak Fibre Channel

There have been several articles talking about the death of Fibre Channel. This isn’t one of them. However, it is an article about “peak Fibre Channel”. 1,779 more words


Is IP Storage DR leaving you Exposed?

As the world of applications explode, an increasing amount of critical business information is being passed between data center sites using IP storage. Most IP storage systems have excellent replication software built into them, but the infrastructure that IP storage counts on for the transfer between data centers should be of grave concern to IT professionals responsible for supporting it. 1,475 more words


Storage Infrastructure for a Data Center in Transition

Cisco July 2015 Briefing Note

The enterprise data center is in transition, moving from a variety of scale-up applications and architectures to one where they scale-out. 531 more words

Briefing Note

DLC might be the most interesting new feature in Apple's OS X El Capitan

”Everybody knows the next release of the the Mac operating system will be called El Capitan,” fcp.co writes. “But how many people have heard of the DLC that comes with it?” 159 more words


Briefing Note: QLogic Powering End to End 16Gb FC

Storage, the Bump in the 16Gb Road

16 Gbps (Gen 5) Fibre Channel (FC) has been available for several years and it is an ideal network choice for storage systems that count on flash to meet the performance demands of the data center. 665 more words

Briefing Note

Is Fibre Channel over Ethernet dead?

Data Storage Industry is buzzing with the latest that Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol is dead; thus making the future for iSCSI and FC bright. 274 more words