Today QLogic announced that QLogic Converged Network Adapter and 8Gb Fibre Channel Products Certified With Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM. QLogic FCoE Adapters and 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapters and Switches to be Showcased At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
FCoE stands for Fibre Channel over Ethernet. FCoE provides an opportunity to reduce data center costs by converging data and storage networking. Standard TCP/IP and Fibre Channel traffic can both run on the same high speed 10Gbps Ethernet wire, resulting in cost savings through reduced adapter, switch, cabling, power, cooling, and management requirements. FCoE has gained rapid market traction because it delivers excellent performance, reduces data center TCO, and protects current data center investment.
This means that we will now have complete certified FC capability to provide our customers when they are using Oracle Enterprise Linux and/or Oracle VM.