In Part 3 of our Fibre Channel over Ethernet Whiteboard Tutorial series, analyst George Crump talks about the benefits & drivers behind FCoE, including simplified infrastructure, easier management, better performance, & guarantees for critical apps.
In part 2 of our FCoE Whiteboard series Storage Switzerland's George Crump discusses some of the elements of a fibre channel over ethernet infrastructure, covering both the converged network adapter and the switch.
Research: 2014 State of the Data CenterOur latest survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and good reason why resellers and vendors must fight to remain relevant. One thing's for sure: The data center is poised for a wild ride, and no one wants to be left behind.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.