Storage networks are an essential element of server virtualization, but there are several options available today. Is it better to invest in a separate SAN or move storage over Ethernet using iSCSI or FCoE technology? This article considers the tradeoffs of each approach and presents important considerations for both.
Unified networking over 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) offers significant benefits for the data center, including a simplified power infrastructure, lower equipment and power costs, and the flexibility to meet the evoling needs of virtualization. This paper dives into these benefits and reveals how you can make them a reality in your data center.
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