back to article Brocade intros FC switch for flash fans with the need for speed

Brocade has announced a 32Gbit/s (Gen 6) Fibre Channel switch that doubles connection speed from the current 16Gbit/s level. Its G620 switch is a 1U chassis with from 24 to 64 ports, the highest port density in the industry according to Brocade. The device delivers 100 million IOPS. It has four Q-Flex ports supporting 128Gbit …

  1. batfastad
    Coat

    > There is the potential for external NVMe fabrics, using PCIe or fast Ethernet, to begin substituting for Fibre Channel in latency-sensitive, short distance SAN applications.

    NVMe over fast Ethernet?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Over Fast Ethernet

      Fast Ethernet is 100 Mbit/s. A tad slow for a modern storage infrastructure ... what next, a return to paper tape ...

      1. Michael Duke

        Re: Over Fast Ethernet

        Quick someone dust off the FC over Token Ring standard.

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