Here is the 3rd video in a series to help educate on Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE):
For a full list of EMC FCoE resources, see my previous post The current state of FCoE.
Additionally, on the question of “end-to-end Ethernet”, see the discussion on Scott Lowe’s Why No Multi-Hop FCoE? blog post.
Both Cisco and Brocade have made announcements about new products for expanding the FCoE ecosystem. Cisco’s Nexus 4000 provides the blade switch functionality that I discuss in the video. They also have a whitepaper on FIP (FCoE initialization protocol) and FIP snooping which is part of what is needed for a multi-hop environment. Brocade announced an FCoE blade for the DCX FC director product line.
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