Tag: Nexus

VMotion on steroids with FCoE

Filed in FCoE, Nexus by on August 14, 2008 5 Comments
VMotion on steroids with FCoE

Want lightning fast VMotion? Just install a CNA (Converged Network Adapter) from Emulex or QLogic and connect it to a Cisco Nexus 5000. Mario Apicella of InfoWorld did just that and writes: “I had intended to post a movie clip of the test VM moving to the new ESX server using VMotion, but the action […]

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Brocade buys Foundry, validating Cisco Data Center Strategy

Filed in Nexus by on July 21, 2008 4 Comments
Brocade buys Foundry, validating Cisco Data Center Strategy

Brocade announces intent to buy Foundy — Why would Brocade do this? The writing was on the wall … Either become a Ethernet company or get crushed by Cisco.

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