Yet Another Industry First Tomorrow?
So Cisco has been on the forefront in leading Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) in ANSI standard bodies along with Data Center Bridging (DCB) standards for lossless Ethernet in IEEE. We were the also the first company to productize a FCoE Network Switch for data center by introducing Nexus 5000 in March 2008.
We didn’t stop there, we were also the first company to introduce Unified Network Fabric and FCoE architecture integrated with compute and virtualization with our Unified Computing System earlier this year.
Nexus 5000 has been shipped to more than one thousand customers so far with more than 35% systems shipped with FCoE licenses. Several of these customers have deployed FCoE in production.
While some are trying to come up visions & announcing their future dreams to unify LAN & Storage and others are questioning FCoE technology readiness, Cisco is busy helping customers make tagible benefits of a Unified Data Center and FCoE a reality working with our eco-system of industry partners.
Continuing on this industry lead responsibly , tomorrow we are featuring one of our valued customer Derek Masseth, Sr Director of IT at University of Arizona to share his FCoE production deployment experience, lessons learned and the benefits he realized.
Pls join us live for a live Internet TV broadcast
When: Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:00-11:00 a.m. PDT
Where: The broadcast can be accessed at the URL below. No registration required.
Go to the URL at 10:00 a.m. PDT and select “Play” to launch the live presentation.