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Brocade has released the first product in its new data center platform aimed at extending the company's reach beyond the traditional SAN (storage area network) market. Back in October, Brocade announced it was working on a loosely, and we mean that in the loosest sense of the word, defined new hardware architecture called DFC ( …

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Anonymous Coward

That'll be "data CENTRE" then!

Bloody Americans.

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That'll be "data CENTER" then!

Damn brit. its our product our language, our spelling.

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Data Center.. a product?

becuase it's not.

If it is then you're welcome to patent/trademark/whatever it.

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Gates Halo

Can't we all just get along?

In an effort to promote international peace and understanding, El Reg will henceforth compromise by calling it a data centere.

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Dead Vulture

centere?

But Austin, that makes it sound french

and nobody wants that

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Anonymous Coward

Port Count

Just to be clear here, each DCX will have a maximum of 384 ports available for ISL or device connection - so if you connect the two chassis with the ICL cables then you have 768 ports available. Let’s keep it accurate here and leave the marketingese to the press releases - I would have expected better than a repeat of the marketing blurb from you guys :-)

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@kain preacher

Re: "Damn brit. its our product our language, our spelling."

Actualy I think you'll find that you CLAIM to speak English.

Therefore isn't it OUR language, therefore should be OUR spelling?

Damn Yanks should learn to spell, and speak, correctly, like a propper Englishman. Learn the true dialect. Broad Yorkshire :D

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DCX! Where have I heard that before?

Speaking of trademarks, doesn't who ever bought the remains of CASE Communications many years ago own the trademark "DCX"?

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