Tagged: Fibre Channel

Fibre Channel Classes of service

Fibre Channel Classes of service

Classes of service Applications might require different levels of service and guarantees regarding delivery, connectivity and bandwidth. Some applications need to have bandwidth that is dedicated to them during the data exchange like Tape...

Converged Network Adapter

Converged Network Adapter

Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) can run both Ethernet and Fibre Channel traffic at the same time. These CNAs combine the functions of an HBA and a Network Interface Card (NIC) on one card. CNAs...

Fibre Channel Topologies

Fibre Channel Topologies

Topology is the way of approach to connect devices to form a network. Fibre Channel-based networks support three types of base topologies: Point-to-point Arbitrated loop Switched fabric Switched fabric further classified into few more...