1st October 2006 Archive
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Fibre Channel, SAS and SATA, all in one chip
Storage consolidation and tiering could get a boost with Emulex's development of a chip that supports all three of the current disk drive favourites - SATA, SAS and Fibre Channel, plus RAID 5 or 6. The company claimed that its IOP 502M chip should bring cheaper storage arrays, and allow today's SANs, most of which are Fibre …
Servers 1 Oct 2006, 06:02
But fix what you've got before buying more, say others.
Demand for fibre-optic networking gear is on the rise at last, according to Nortel. The company's CTO John Roese said he's heard telco CTOs and CEOs say they're finally starting to fill some of the optical fibre capacity that they over-built back in the 1990s. Much of the extra bandwidth is being eaten up by new wireless …
Data Networking 1 Oct 2006, 06:02