FCoE - SAN Protocols Explained

What is FCoE? Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is a computer network technology that encapsulates Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks. This allows Fibre Channel to use 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks (or higher speeds) while preserving the Fibre Channel protocol.[1] This removes the need to run separate LAN and…

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Fibre Channel - SAN Protocols Explained

What is Fibre Channel? FC (Fibre Channel) is a network technology, predominantly used within storage area networks, to provide high-speed, loss-less delivery of raw block data between computer data storage and server devices. The Fibre Channel network (aka fabric) is a dedicated high-speed, low latency storage network, supporting bandwidth speeds…

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VMware NSX and Micro-Segmentation

What is Micro-Segmentation? When it comes to SDN micro-segmentation is one of the biggest use cases/features that it has to offer. But what is micro-segmentation? In its purest form, Micro-Segmentation is a security technique that further isolates workloads/segments, allowing for finer-grained security controls to be applied. Traditionally, network…

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