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ALSO CALLED: Fiber Channel SAN, Fibre, Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks, Fiber Channel Storage Area Networks, Fibre Channel Storage
DEFINITION: FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) is a standard for enabling Fibre Channel communications to run directly over high speed Ethernet networks by using an optional transport mechanism instead of TCP/IP. The goal of the standard is to allow a data center administrator to run a converged network infrastructure, as opposed to maintaining an Ethernet network for data and voice over IP (VoIP) communication  … 
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iSCSI: Superior Storage for Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: iSCSI technology provides superior manageability to Fibre Channel for virtualized environments. Specifically, iSCSI lets users in virtualized environments utilize all the functionality available to non-virtualized systems.
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2007

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

Reducing Power Consumption With Dell/EMC CX4 Series Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rising energy costs and growing volumes of information mean is a sign to increase the efficiency of storage systems and reduce power consumption. Employing capabilities such as disk drive spin-down, virtual provisioning, and tiered storage design in Dell/EMC CX4 Series storage arrays helps IT organizations keep energy costs under control.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Dell, Inc.

Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer: Root Cause Analysis for Supporting Fault Identification
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Hitachi Data Systems introduces Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer software with unique Root Cause Analysis functionality. The IT Operations Analyzer is a powerful, proven approach to simplifying IT infrastructure management, with comprehensive performance and availability monitoring of up to 250 server, network and storage nodes.
Posted: 04 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

Dell/EMC CX4 Exchange Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a high-level look at the features and functionality that make the CX4 an excellent choice for Microsoft Exchange and other electronic mail systems. It examines new features, discusses disaster recovery and VMware integration, and provides a brief example of CX4's performance in Exchange environments.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc.

Increase Application Performance with Solid State Disks
sponsored by Texas Memory Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Super fast solid state discs allow organizations to manage high transaction volumes and larger numbers of users using fewer servers. Read this white paper to learn more about SSDs and how they provide a cost-effective way to improve application per...
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Texas Memory Systems, Inc.

Importance of Unified I/O in VMware® ESX Servers
sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unified I/O in VMware ESX servers deliver many cost and power savings advantages.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008


InfiniBand for Storage Applications
sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: InfiniBand defines an industry-standard implementation of remote direct memory access, protocols and kernel bypass to minimize CPU overhead allowing computing resources to be fully used on application processing rather than network communication.
Posted: 04 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007


InfiniBand Software and Protocols Enable Seamless Off-the-shelf Applications Deployment
sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this article is to discuss what application developers need to know to enable their IP, SCSI, iSCSI, sockets or file system based applications to operate over InfiniBand.
Posted: 04 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007


The Storage Resource Guide - iSCSI SANs : An Affordable Enterprise-Class Alternative
sponsored by EqualLogic UK
WHITE PAPER: iSCSI SANs provide a cost-effective, high-performance storage environment. Download this eGuide, featuring articles from Storage magazine, to learn more about iSCSI storage and the benefits they can deliver for your company.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 31 Jan 2008

EqualLogic UK

Best Practices: Enterprise SATA Deployment with High Performance and Reliability
sponsored by DataDirect Networks
WHITE PAPER: Across many organizations, the rapid growth of data is outpacing storage budgets. SATA disk based archive storage is the perfect solution. Download this white paper to learn more about disk based archive storage and see if it will work for you.
Posted: 24 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

DataDirect Networks

Best Practices for IT Storage Consolidation: How IP SAN and VMware are Changing the IT Landscapes
sponsored by Intransa, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many key factors driving enterprises to consolidate their server & storage resources. Read this white paper to learn how organizations are using technologies such as IP SAN and VMware to simplify their management through consolidation.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Intransa, Inc.

The Emergence of iSCSI SANs
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: iSCSI is being adopted in a wide variety of organizations and at a very rapid rate. This eGuide, featuring articles from SearchStorage.com, highlights the growing popularity of iSCSI and explores how organizations are using it today.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Dell | EMC

Virtualized iSCSI SANs: Flexible, Scalable Enterprise Storage for Virtual Infrastructures
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are building flexible storage infrastructures using iSCSI and advanced virtualization technologies to achieve a flexible and dynamic IT infrastructure that is simple to manage and scale. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 20 Sep 2007

Dell, Inc.

Best Practices in SAN Migration
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Overwhelming data growth has caused many storage administrators to move from older, legacy SANs to newer and more robust solutions. This white paper provides best practices and guidelines to follow when migrating to a new SAN technology.
Posted: 28 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

QLogic Corporation

The Storage Resource Guide: iSCSI SANs - An Affordable, Enterprise-class Alternative
sponsored by EqualLogic, created by Storage Magazine
WHITE PAPER: iSCSI SANs provide a cost-effective, high-performance storage environment. Download this eGuide, featuring articles from Storage magazine, to learn more about iSCSI storage and the benefits they can deliver for your company.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 20 Aug 2007

EqualLogic, created by Storage Magazine

Dual Mode Fibre Channel and iSCSI SAN - The Best of Both SAN Storage Worlds
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can get the best of both SAN storage worlds. Download this white paper to learn about a solution that brings together the high performance and reliability of Fibre Channel and the low cost and versatility of iSCSI.
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 10 Aug 2007

Dell | EMC

The IP Storage Payoff: Turning your investment into efficient, affordable results
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the many data storage challenges facing the IT staff at today's midsize enterprises and discusses how IP-based networked storage can help them overcome these challenges.
Posted: 08 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

EMC Corporation

SAN/iQ: Enabling Technology for Effective VMware Deployments
sponsored by LeftHand Networks
WHITE PAPER: Many data centers these days are being virtualized with VMware. Download this white paper to learn about a solution that helps you to deploy VMware software more effectively with open iSCSI SAN components and high-availability features.
Posted: 07 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

LeftHand Networks

Optimizing SAN Connectivity for Microsoft Virtual Server with VMPilot
sponsored by Emulex Corporation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is an important new technology that enables you to reduce data center costs and improve IT's business responsiveness. Download this white paper to learn how one solution can create SAN-enabled virtual machines for your dat...
Posted: 07 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Emulex Corporation, Inc.

ESG Lab Validation Report on Brocade Virtual Fabrics and Director Power Efficiency
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Hands-on lab testing of Fibre Channel directors including measurements by an independent electrician. Learn how power savings can leave more watts and amps available per rack and per floor tile for bladed servers and storage.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Brocade

Avoiding Death by Complexity: Simplifying Management on the Enterprise IT Floor
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how a simpler, easier-to-manage IT environment has certain prerequisites.
Posted: 26 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enhanced Unified Storage Administration through Windows Unified Data Storage Server - IT Briefing
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Storage demands can grow as much as 100% a year and businesses are seeking effective storage management solutions to deal with this rapid growth. Download this IT Briefing to discover a reliable and cost-effective solution that meets these challenges.
Posted: 23 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Microsoft

iSCSI SAN eGuide
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, iSCSI is becoming an attractive SAN option because of its lower cost, easier maintenance and simpler management over Fibre Channel. This guide from SearchStorage.com provides a detailed overview of iSCSI, tips for deplo...
Posted: 02 Apr 2007 | Published: 25 Jan 2007

Dell | EMC

Benefits for Fibre Channel (FC) SANs
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The growth of business data continues to explode along with the need to store it. Additional storage can be costly but Fibre Channel SAN's can save companies money, improve backup and simplified consolidation. Download to learn more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2006 | Published: 21 Sep 2006

NetApp

TCO Comparison on EMC, HP and NetApp Storage Solutions in Enterprise Database Environments
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This study is an update that Mercer conducted for Network Appliance. The focus of this study was a comparison of the total cost of enterprise-level Network Appliance, HP and EMC storage products in Oracle, IBM, Microsoft SQL and other d...
Posted: 19 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

NetApp
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FIBRE CHANNEL SAN DEFINITION (continued): …  and a Fibre Channel (FC) network for storage. FCoE works with standard Ethernet cards, cables, and switches to handle Fibre Channel traffic at the link layer, using Ethernet frames to encapsulate, route and transport Fibre Channel frames. It is designed to maintain backward compatibility with existing Fibre Channel endpoint infrastructure, allowing an organization to protect and extend existing investments in a storage area network (SAN). FCoE was published in May 2010 as ANSI/INCITS 462-2010. It is often compared with iSCSI, an Internet Protocol (IP)-based storage networking standard … 
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