Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Goes Open Source
Dec 18, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ethernet is on a march to become the dominant interconnect for
all types of network traffic.
"Although Ethernet is the dominant interconnect for LANs, when
it comes to storage and SANs, it lags other technologies, notably
Fibre Channel. That's about to change.
"Thanks to a new open source effort led by Intel, Fibre Channel
over Ethernet (FCoE) technology is coming to Linux. FCoE may end up
eliminating the gap between Fibre Channel and Ethernet providing
users with more choice and flexibility in their networks..."