Storage Area Network (SAN) News
February 13, 2015
Storage array vendor EMC and switching vendor Brocade push a new storage switch dedicated to IP traffic as an option for using traditional Ethernet switches.
February 02, 2015
A move to enterprise flash storage is a good time to review the networking decisions made years ago with slower disk systems in mind.
January 30, 2015
Fibre Channel is the top storage networking technology choice for customers of all-flash arrays and hybrid systems, according to a survey of storage vendors.
April 29, 2014
Ethernet has made advances with packet dropping and speed in recent years, but Fibre Channel remains the SAN protocol of choice for performance.
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