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11 Reasons to Choose QLogic iSCSI HBAs over Software Initiators and TOE
Storage area network (SAN) administrators are under constant pressure to reduce costs, particularly in the area of storage systems. iSCSI technology offers an

ethernet fibre  implementing SANs enabled by Ethernet at a significantly lower total cost of ownership. We contrast the options for connecting a system to an iSCSI SAN, and describe why a full iSCSI offload host bus adapter (HBA) is the best method.

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How to Make Virtualized iSCSI SANs Work for You


Enterprises of all sizes are building flexible storage infrastructures by using iSCSI and virtualization technologies that let them allocate and shift storage area network (SAN) resources dynamically in response to the demands of their virtualized server environments. Find out how a virtualized infrastructure with virtualization technologies can help you achieve an IT infrastructure that is simple to manage and scale.

ethernet fibre  the lower cost of Ethernet switches offer a compelling cost savings over Fibre Channel, while maintaining the performance advantages of a SAN. However, the savings are not limited to the hardware costs alone. With iSCSI, IT departments leverage their existing IP networking expertise, without needing specially trained staff. This familiarity with the network infrastructure eliminates a key problem of complexity associated with Fibre Channel SANs. SERVER VIRTUALIZATION Server virtualization is one of the Read More

SQL Server Technical Briefing


iSCSI storage area networks (SANs) offer an alternative for building SANs. Consolidating storage in a SAN offers storage management and scaling benefits for data centers, and iSCSI support in Windows Server 2003 makes connecting servers to an iSCSI SAN easier and more affordable. Read this technical briefing to understand best practices and the benefits of using an iSCSI SAN with SQL Server 2005.

ethernet fibre  Fibre Channel or gigabit Ethernet connectivity for your SAN, proper storage configuration is key to effective SQL Server performance and reliability. Historically, larger SAN deployments relied on Fibre Channel storage networking; recently iSCSI has become available across a variety of enterprise storage arrays, offering a wide variety of choices for SAN storage. iSCSI can be deployed for any size database, and supports all normal SQL functions including transaction systems, data warehouses, cluster Read More

Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Storage Resources


Organizations of all sizes face similar challenges when managing storage—not enough capacity or protection. Help has arrived with Internet small computer system interface storage area networks (iSCSI SANs)—and they're steadily gaining momentum. With iSCSI SANs, businesses can effectively manage their storage needs, while lowering costs and increasing security. Find out why many industry leaders are choosing iSCSI today.

ethernet fibre  Recent advances in 10GB Ethernet make iSCSI superior to any other storage solution. BENEFITS OF iSCSI Simplified deployment and management: appliances can be set up with minimal effort, typically in 20 minutes or less. Enables cost-effective, scalable, secure, and highly-available SANs. Leverages existing management skills and network infrastructure. Delivers performance comparable to Fibre Channel. Provides interoperability using industry standards. Implemented by the top system, storage, and network Read More

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services / MS Office SharePoint Server 2007


Collaborative tools are becoming essential to sharing data in today’s office environment. You need a solution that can grow to accommodate new projects and uses—and a storage system that is flexible enough to meet initial demands and adapt to changes. Find out how a multiple-node storage area network (SAN) can maximize the scalability and functionality of your collaboration tools, and ease storage administration.

ethernet fibre  Windows SharePoint Services / MS Office SharePoint Server 2007 Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services / MS Office SharePoint Server 2007 If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. &#8220Managing your organization's evolving priorities and anticipating new opportunities is demanding and requires vision. To find, organize and publish information rapidly and effectively is a major challenge for businesses worldwide. With HP Read More

The Demarc Extension and Its Role in the Enterprise Network Telecommunications Infrastructure


Demarc extensions have been a recurring gray area in the telecommunications industry for years. There is often misconception when it comes to who actually performs the Demarc extension. This confusion can lead to finger pointing and eventually a bad reputation for those involved. Understand the issues surrounding the Demarc extension and how they can be resolved from the very beginning.

ethernet fibre  desk back to an Ethernet switch located in a telecom room, which provides connectivity to the company network. If that employee experiences issues with the cabling connection to the network, they cannot communicate until the cabling channel issue is resolved. This issue puts only that single employee out of business while their colleagues can still continue business unaffected. When a demarc extension is not working, or worse—experiences intermittent problems, all of the computer users within an office Read More

Layer 3 or Bust


Extreme Networks has once again seized the number one position in Layer 3 Ports shipped for the first quarter of 2000.

ethernet fibre  as well as Gigabit Ethernet ports. According to a report released by Dell'Oro Group, Extreme Networks holds 24% of the 10/100 MB layer 3 switch market. Along with capturing the 10/100 MB market, Extreme has totally dominated the Gigabit Layer 3 market by capturing approximately 40% of the Gigabit ports shipped this quarter. Extreme Networks dominance in the Layer 3 market place is nothing new, as it has dominated the network market since it came onto the scene back in 96 . Extreme has gone up against Read More

Emerging Services for Wireless Carrier Networks--Design Abstract


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ethernet fibre  cell relay PPP HDLC Ethernet Ethernet VLAN Layer2 and Layer3 VPNs may allow additional services to be transported across the core network. VPN's may also reduce operating cost by minimizing or eliminating leased line circuit costs. IPv6 Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the next generation protocol designed by the IETF to replace the current version Internet Protocol, IP version 4 (IPv4) . IPv4 has been remarkably resilient in spite of its age, but its lack of scalability in terms of addressing and Read More

E-mail 101


The first e-mail programs were created in the late 60s/early 70s—simpler times, when everyone on the network was trustworthy. Even knowing what we know today about spammers, we still tend to take e-mail for granted, and trust it far more than it deserves. Learn about the components of the e-mail system, understand how e-mail moves on the Internet, and find out how to interpret e-mail message headers.

ethernet fibre  the lowest level, the Ethernet physical protocol defines the voltage levels and timing on the Ethernet cable. At a slightly higher level, the Ethernet data link protocol defines the bit patterns that make up a valid Ethernet frame. At higher levels are network, transport and application protocols, which will be discussed later. In this document, we won’t care about the very low-level protocols such as Ethernet physical and data link protocols. We will start our look at protocols at the network layer Read More

IBM’s “Shark” Eaten by EMC’s “BASS”


EMC announced its latest high-end Symmetrix models, capable of scaling up to 19.2 terabytes of disk space. Perhaps they should name it the BASS (Big-Advanced Storage System, for the more refined among you), since they’re trying to sink IBM’s “Shark”.

ethernet fibre  “Shark” Eaten by EMC’s “BASS” IBM’s Shark Eaten by EMC's BASS R. Krause - May 16, 2000 Event Summary EMC Corporation has launched a new high-end Symmetrix 8000 family, its latest entry into the enterprise storage market. Maximum capacity is 19.2 terabytes (TB), the highest/largest on the market, and surpassing IBM's Enterprise Storage Server by approximately eight TB. The top-of-the-line model is the 8730, which can hold up to 384 disks. In addition to the 8730, EMC announced the fiv Read More

Building Open SANs with Multi-switch Fabrics


The ratification of standards is important to any industry. Now, in the realm of storage area networks (SANs), new standards are being put in place to ensure user-friendly and heterogeneous fibre channel switches that allow for multiple vendors and increased interoperability. Before incorporating a multi-switch fabric into your SAN, however, you should know the whys, whats, and hows involved.

ethernet fibre  Open SANs with Multi-switch Fabrics The ratification of standards is important to any industry. Now, in the realm of storage area networks (SANs), new standards are being put in place to ensure user-friendly and heterogeneous fibre channel switches that allow for multiple vendors and increased interoperability. Before incorporating a multi-switch fabric into your SAN, however, you should know the whys, whats, and hows involved. Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012


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ethernet fibre  Series switches for reliable Ethernet connectivity. By using more reliable and versatile resources, cloud providers can improve service levels and reduce operational costs, which in turn can encourage and accelerate cloud computing adoption from the customer perspective. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Australian consumer magazine implements NetSuite financial application and NetSuite CRM Industry tags: Publishing and media According to NetSuite, the replacement of several on-premise legacy Read More

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Implementing or upgrading an enterprise phone system is a strategic investment for any large enterprise. To reach an informed decision, you should understand the following crucial aspects: phone systems buyer types, product requirements, cost considerations, and vendor relationship needs. This buyer’s guide from Focus Research explains those considerations, and helps prepare you to make the right choice for your company.

ethernet fibre  Includes hardware such as Ethernet to T1 bridge (approximately $2,200), channel banks ($700-$1,500), wiring and so forth. Software cost - Includes the one-time license fee of software for IP PBX server, voice mail and softphones. The price of a softphone license can be as much as $50 per user. Services cost - Is the service cost of installing the IP PBX system. This cost varies with the requirements and the time frame in which the enterprise wants the system to be implemented. For example, a standard and Read More

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Long-term cost savings and extensive feature sets make voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems an attractive option for many businesses. But with prices for a single VoIP phone ranging from $150 to $700 (USD) or more, switching to VoIP can be an expensive proposition. Find out what to look for in a VoIP phone system, how to buy, what you can expect to pay, and how to get the most out of your investment.

ethernet fibre  it into the nearest Ethernet port. Enhanced Productivity : Businesses can easily integrate IP phones with key applications such as customer-relationship-management and contact-management tools. For example, users can place calls directly from Microsoft Outlook or instantly access a price list the moment a particular client calls. Greater Collaboration : By integrating videoconferencing into an IP telephony solution, companies can perform feats such as holding a conference call among worldwide offices or Read More

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VMware and blade servers have taken the IT world by storm. Virtual server use has grown over 50 percent, and blade servers account for 12.5 percent of all new servers. Can you incorporate them into your existing frameworks? Yes. Routers can scale server numbers with virtual interfaces, and with fibre channel storage area network (SAN) connectivity, you can reduce testing and development costs in VMware environments.

ethernet fibre  SAN Connectivity on VMware VMware and blade servers have taken the IT world by storm. Virtual server use has grown over 50 percent, and blade servers account for 12.5 percent of all new servers. Can you incorporate them into your existing frameworks? Yes. Routers can scale server numbers with virtual interfaces, and with fibre channel storage area network (SAN) connectivity, you can reduce testing and development costs in VMware environments. Read More