Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks White Papers

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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.

Riding the Virtualization Simplification Wave
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is now beginning to deliver functional and economic benefits to nearly all classes of enterprises willing to take the virtualization plunge, down to and including organizations with just a few hundred seats.
Posted: 07 May 2010 | Published: 07 May 2010

D-Link

Deploying Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches in Enterprise Data Centers
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Brocade VDX 6720 Data Center Switches are specifically designed to improve network utilization, maximize application availability, increase scalability, and dramatically simplify network architecture in virtualized data centers.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

Brocade

Ethernet SAN or Fibre Channel SAN
sponsored by Coraid
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to choosing a storage area network (SAN) infrastructure, questions about performance, ease-of-use and cost are sure to come up. This technical brief reviews key differences to consider between Ethernet SAN and Fibre Channel SAN infrastructure when choosing a storage solution for your next virtual server or cloud storage project.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 07 Jan 2011

Coraid

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

All resources sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.

10 Gigabit Ethernet: Unifying iSCSI and Fibre Channel in a Single Network Fabric
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The advent of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), Data Center Bridging (DCB), and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)offers enhanced performance and throughput for connecting networked storage to servers. Whether using the Internet SCSI (iSCSI) or Fibre Channel protocols, organizations have a clear path for unifying a network fabric in 10GbE environments.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

DellEMC and Intel®

iSCSI vs. Fibre Channel: Three Reasons Not To Choose Either
sponsored by Coraid
WHITE PAPER: Fibre Channel and iSCSI storage systems are not delivering the price-performance and agility at the storage layer required to keep up with the new virtualized compute layer. This paper explores a third storage networking technology, Ethernet SAN, and why you don’t have to choose between iSCSI and Fibre Channel.
Posted: 05 May 2011 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Coraid

Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer: Root Cause Analysis for Supporting Fault Identification
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
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 Vantara

Top 7 Business Reasons for Tapping Your Fibre Channel SAN
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: Rapid increases in both the operating speeds and general complexity of SAN technologies, exacerbated by the high change rates demanded of enterprise IT organizations, significantly increase demands on the fiber optic physical layer. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 May 2011

Virtual Instruments

Coraid EtherDrive Storage is ESG Lab Proven
sponsored by Coraid
WHITE PAPER: This ESG lab review explores the results from hands-on testing of an emerging SAN solution designed to meet today's growing storage challenges. In this paper, learn how this integrated technology can deliver an unprecedented price-performance ratio while maintaining easy installation and simplified management.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Coraid