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Energy Efficient Ethernet Standard Ratified by IEEE

The Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard has been ratified as IEEE 802.3az, and along with it has already come vendor support from …

QLogic Unveils NICs, CNAs for Converged Networks

The company’s march toward network convergence continues with 10Gbps CNAs and NICs.

Dell to Resell Brocade 10GbE CNAs, 8Gbps HBAs

Brocade and Dell are tightening ties to bring 10GbE and 8Gbps FC adapters to virtualized data centers.

IBM to Buy Networking Vendor BLADE Technologies

IBM announced plans to acquire privately-held networking vendor BLADE Network Technologies for an undisclosed sum as it continues to build …

Brocade MLXe Core Router Boasts 15.36 Terabits Per Second

Brocade’s new MLXe routing platform takes packet processing from what used to be a 40Gbps full duplex pipeline to 100Gbps.

FCoE Hype Still Outpaces Reality

Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) dangles the promise of converged IP and storage networks, but the technology is still in its infancy, …

Brocade Combines IP, SAN Network Management

The new Brocade Network Advisor unifies the management of "all things Brocade."

Cisco Advances Unified Fabric, Compute With New Data Center Strategy

Move over Data Center 3.0. The networking giant’s vision for unified fabrics and unified computing has evolved into the Cisco Data …

VMworld: Xsigo Introduces Card-Free Virtual I/O for Ethernet

The networking startup's virtual I/O directors, with 10GbE, provide the same performance as FCoE at a fraction of the cost.

VMworld: Virtensys Boosts Virtual Bandwidth for VMs

New I/O virtualization appliance supports 80Gbps of sustained Ethernet bandwidth to VMs.

Xsigo Claims Virtual I/O Breakthrough

Xsigo Systems is hinting that it has hit on a "breakthrough" in virtual I/O for the data center.

Converged Networks, FCoE Facilitate Cloud Computing

Networking and storage continue to converge, with FCoE bringing them ever closer. Some firms even claim 10GbE Ethernet is helping drive the …

NetApp threatens Coraid over sales of open-source ZFS technology

Storage startup Coraid may face legal action from NetApp if the company does not cease plans to sell the Coraid EtherDrive Z-Series NAS …

Brocade Gives Ethernet, Storage Networking Switches a Boost

Brocade gives speed and density boosts to its Ethernet and data storage switches as its rivalry with Cisco heats up.

EMC Claims Answer for Latency in Global Storage Networks

EMC today unveiled the first details of its plan to unite storage networks around the globe.

Cisco Unveils Midrange Fibre Channel Switch

Cisco's SAN storage switch rivalry with Brocade moves down market.

EMC, NetApp Strike Storage Networking Deals

QLogic and EMC partner on Fibre Channel switches as Emulex notches an FCoE win with NetApp.

EMC Outlines Global Storage Networking Vision

The data storage giant envisions a massive, global storage network without distance, performance or data consistency limitations.

Brocade Plunges on Weak Networking Sales

Brocade's Ethernet business weakens as its storage networking business takes off.

HP Upgrades SAN Storage, OEMs QLogic Fibre Channel Switches

HP unveils new offerings for iSCSI and Fibre Channel storage networking environments.

EMC Doubles Clariion, Celerra Density with 2TB SATA Drives

EMC and rival Pillar Data Systems announce support for 2TB SATA drives in their data storage arrays.

Cisco Adds Services to Storage Networking

Cisco offers its Fibre Channel SAN customers new services for security, data migration and I/O acceleration.

Server Virtualization Boosts Data Storage Spending

Server virtualization means a whole lot of money for data storage vendors — but the ride might not last forever, according to a new …

RAID Storage Levels Explained

The author explains common RAID levels — and makes a case for why you should consider RAID 10.

EMC Adds 8-Gig Fibre Channel to Symmetrix V-Max

The data storage giant is the first high-end vendor with native 8-gig Fibre Channel, but others will soon follow.

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