Storage Area Network (SAN) News
January 06, 2017
The six finalists in the 2016 Products of the Year storage and SAN management tools category run the gamut from network probes to complete SAN control software.
November 03, 2016
Broadcom acquired Brocade in a $5.9 billion deal that will leave the Fibre Channel industry with three major vendors, but analysts predict FC will remain viable for years.
October 19, 2016
Cisco storage networking announced upgrades that include Ethernet boosts for FCIP and FCoE, but it's decided to hold off on shipping 32 GbE Fibre Channel.
March 02, 2016
A new G620 Brocade switch and 32 Gbps host bus adapters from QLogic and Broadcom Emulex signal general availability of Gen 6 Fibre Channel storage networking gear.
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