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IBM is double-dating with QLogic and its Fibre Channel over Ethernet adapters, in contrast to its less enthusiastic affair with Emulex. Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) has Fibre Channel data packets transmitted across an Ethernet network with the server using a Converged Network Adapter (CNA) which combines the functions of …

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Brocade made a similar announcement back in August

Brocade made a similar announcement back in August

It's not just Qlogic battling Emulex for the CNA adapter market anymore, Brocade also announced CNA design wins back in August with IBM, NetApp and EMC.

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/tips0718.html

I guess they see FCoE as a potential market disruption for host adapters and want a piece of the cake.

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