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Infinitely Virtual Deploys Hitachi VSP G600 for Cloud Hosting

Infinitely Virtual Deploys Hitachi VSP G600 for Cloud Hosting

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Laying down sub-millisecond storage performance as a new marker for midrange cloud hosting, leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Infinitely Virtual today announced that it has begun implementing Hitachi’s Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) G600, a breakthrough, rack-mountable storage system acknowledged as the industry’s fastest. Infinitely Virtual is currently migrating customers served by its Los Angeles and Boston […]

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Fibre Channel SAN Overview

Fibre Channel SAN Overview

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 1

Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 1

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 2

Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 2

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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Fibre Channel vs. iSCSI

Fibre Channel vs. iSCSI

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

It used to be simple: Fibre Channel was for the enterprise and iSCSI was for small to midsize businesses. Like everything else in IT, it’s not so cut-and-dried anymore.

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Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 3

Fibre Channel SAN Tutorial – Part 3

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

The best place to start when explaining Storage Area Networks is with Fibre Channel, the original SAN protocol. Fibre Channel is still the most popular SAN protocol today, although Fibre Channel over Ethernet is likely to gain more traction over the coming years. iSCSI is the other available SAN protocol. Take the complete course for […]

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| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Gen 6 (32Gb) Fibre Channel (FC) transforms highly reliable SANs into more efficient, portable, and virtual machine (VM)-aware storage networks needed in data centers of the future. This video explores Gen 6 FC features and highlights the capabilities of the QLogic’s QLE2700 Gen 6 FC HBAs.

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FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Highlighting the adaptive architecture of Fibre Channel that according to market research firm Dell’Oro, has more than 46 million installed ports in operation in the world’s leading datacenters, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) conducted its first public demonstration of NVM Express® (NVMe) over Fabrics using Fibre Channel last week at the Flash Memory Summit in […]

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Cavium Completes Acquisition of QLogic

Cavium Completes Acquisition of QLogic

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

After the successful completion of an exchange offer for all outstanding shares of QLogic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavium has been merged with QLogic, with QLogic as the surviving corporation and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavium.  At the effective time of the merger, each outstanding share of QLogic common stock (other than […]

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QLogic Shows NVMe over Fabrics with Fibre Channel

QLogic Shows NVMe over Fabrics with Fibre Channel

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

QLogic announced multiple NVM Express® (NVMe™) demonstrations to be showcased at Intel Developers Forum 2016 (IDF16) in QLogic booth 879. QLogic is further underscoring its NVMe ecosystem leadership by demonstrating the broadest set of NVMe flash storage optimization technologies in the industry. The NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) focused demonstrations deliver customer choice in fabrics and significantly […]

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