Multihop FCoE

May 15, 2014


What is Dynamic FCoE?

It’s been a very busy few weeks. The Data Storage Innovations (DSI) conference, the Ethernet Summit conference, EMCWorld, and next week at CiscoLive, I’ve been starting to talk about a new concept in Data Center storage networks called Dynamic FCoE. Understandably, there have been a lot of questions about it, and I wanted to try […]

September 4, 2013


Data Center Transformation: Impact on Storage Networks

The increase in enterprise data storage needs coupled with longer data retention periods (mandated by legislation and compliance regulations) is leading to large growth in storage infrastructure: more backup, complex archive and disaster recovery, and increased requirements for resources, such as space, power, cooling, storage, and personnel. While businesses are trying to reduce their CapEx […]

November 19, 2012


UCS Multihop FCoE In Under an Hour

With no prior experience with UCS Manager or vSphere 5.0, I managed to configure Multihop FCoE on the new UCS 2.1 release in under an hour.