In the old television show, “To Tell The Truth,” celebrity panelists would attempt to decipher the true identity of one of three people, two of which were imposters.
Sure, they looked alike, sounded alike, and had very similar characteristics, but there was only one genuine article.
As we move deeper into the capabilities of FCoE, it’s now starting to become obvious that people are starting to become more sophisticated about what happens beyond the first switch. Not surprising, we start getting a lot of possibilities that look and sound alike, but are not really bona fide multihop FCoE. Read More »
Tags: DCB Lossless, FCoE, FIP-Snooping, Multihop, Multitiering, VE_Ports
When Brocade announced their “end-to-end native FCoE” solution, and read some of the stuff they were peddling to the trade magazines, I was reminded of the scene in “My Cousin Vinny” where Marisa Tomei’s character is put on the witness stand and challenged by the prosecution to answer a trick question (warning: link contains explicit language).
In a nutshell, in order to show that Tomei’s character doesn’t know anything about cars, the prosecutor attempts to use a lot of fancy language that sound legit but counts on people not understanding how things really work. Read More »
Tags: Brocade, FC-BB-5, FCoE, Multihop, standards, VE_Port