Fibre Channel or Ethernet?

There’s been a lot of discussion about the emergence of Ethernet as a storage protocol. Analyst George Crump of Storage Switzerland interviews Scott Shimomura of Brocade about the differences between FC and FCoE with regards to performance, price, and complexity. With 60% to 80% of the market still using FC and with the FCIA announcement of Gen 6, the majority of FC customers have compelling reasons to continue using fibre channel.

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