Data Centers

8Gb/s Fibre Channel for Next Generation Data Centers

Date Added: Feb 2010
Format: PDF

Enterprise data is growing at exponential rates. Server virtualization technologies and server consolidation strategies, along with new multi-processor servers that support the PCIe 2.0 bus architecture will eventually saturate the bandwidth of today's 2Gb/s and 4Gb/s SANs. Emulex 8Gb/s Fibre Channel technology addresses the SAN performance requirements of the expanding data center. The architecture of Emulex LightPulse 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA solutions minimize network disruptions and simplify management, enabling seamless transition of data centers to 8Gb/s Fibre Channel technology. In addition, Emulex 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs offer enhanced virtualization capabilities and provide more robust data integrity features, delivering greater network flexibility and integrity.