One more anti-FCoE post , this time from Greg Ferro, who seems to be a supporter of storage over IP.I am not yet sure I understand why people who should support FCoE (i.e. the networking community) are taking side against it, while the strongest supporters seem to be coming from the storage community. I do not even understand why we should take any sides at all, but I think it’s important to clarify the facts and let readers make the final call. Read More »
Recently a partner to one of our competitors, decided to deride our claims of success in the WAN Optimization market. Thought I would post this recent video of a healthy sized deployment of WAN Optimization technologies by Pacer International.
When we introduced the Nexus Family as a family of switching products that were purpose-built for the data center we meant this at every conceivable level. Silicon, Systems, Software, Hardware, Power Architecture, even a ‘Form Follows Function’ physical design of our chassis.At the Partner Summit in Honolulu last week, amidst this thing called VOG (Volcanic Fog) I had someone ask me why the Nexus 5000 looked so different than the 7000 from an aesthetics point of view. I came back to the ‘form follows function’ design methodology. The Nexus 5000 is designed for the data center…. Read More »
Just saw a good write up from Mark Lewis over at NEtwork World on NX-OS analysis he did off a build we sent over to him here.’WR T’ still to be added, or you can alias it ;)dg
Innovation in networking has always been associated with animated (sometimes religious, but who cares) debates about what’s right and what’s wrong. And it was only a matter of hours before the iSCSI vs. FCoE debate got started.This time, though, I do not believe it is a either/or type of situation, but rather an “and”… Read More »