Tag Archives: FCoE

Blades – Cisco Nexus – and Converged Networking

Converged networking enables storage and data network traffic to share adapters, network links and switches at least part of the way through your data center, before splitting up and going their separate ways. What’s the point? Cost savings and the ability to simplify your design. When you look at the cost of connecting your servers… Read More »

Cost Efficient Storage Strategy

SAN storage ain’t cheap.  It’s probably the most expensive piece of hardware in your data center.  I remember when SAN storage first came on the scene, and it was supposed to bring storage costs down compared to the sprawl of locally attached storage that we had back then.  Well, costs didn’t come down, they’ve only… Read More »