Tag Archives: ethernet

Is Fibre Channel over Ethernet dead?

Data Storage Industry is buzzing with the latest news that Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol is dead; thus making the future for iSCSI and FC bright. Generally, in the technological world, when a newer technology arrives, the older one … Continue reading

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StoneFly Satisfies Need for Speed with Support for Solid-State Drives

I know you’ve been hearing about SSD  support for a while now, but we’ve officially announced that our IP SAN appliances with SSD improves SAN IO by 400%, while lowering energy consumption and cooling requirements by 80%. With no moving … Continue reading

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We Are 10Gig!

StoneFly has been gaining traction with 10GbE IP SAN appliances.  Our customers are seeing better performance, speed, and availability from it.  In some applications they achieve up to 1,000 megabytes per second (MBPS) and over 100,000 inputs/outputs per second (IOPS). … Continue reading

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What is PoE?

Guess #1: Privately owned estate? Guess#2:  Prince of Egypt? Guess #3: Edgar Allan’s last name? Guess #4: Wasn’t she the one who sang “Trigger Happy Jack?” Actually, in the surveillance industry, PoE stands for Power over Ethernet. The concept is quite simple: … Continue reading

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Your first SAN, understanding your must-haves

Channelpro has a great article this month on choosing an entry-level or first SAN. There are 8 questions to ask: Which network: fibre channel or ethernet? Which hard drive: SAS or SATA (or SSD!)? Does it need to be scalable … Continue reading

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