Brocade has announced a top-of-rack Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) switch, together with Converged Network Adapters for servers to use when connecting to the switch. Brocade is the volume leader in shipping Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) switches and directors that link servers to SAN storage disk drive arrays …
FCoE for the masses!
This is great news, meaning SANs just got a whole lot cheaper to build and extend for mid-tier systems
I would expect most high-end systems would still employ FC of Fibre, but I wonder how 10Gbit FCoE compares with 8Gbit FC.. Anyone?