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This test compared an IBM Flex System using end-to-end FC connectivity to a Cisco UCS with FCoE to FC storage connectivity. Read how Flex System outperforms Cisco UCS.

June 2014 | PDF | 3 MB
In this Research Report, Clabby Analytics takes a closer look at programmable network technology, OpenFlow and Software Defined Networking. We see software defined networking, and its first technology implementation, OpenFlow, as a game changer in the ...

July 2012 | PDF | 687 KB
This analyst paper explains that as highly virtualised, cloud and workload-optimised applications increasingly dominate today’s business computing landscape, the underlying data centre network is evolving from a static, fixed-configuration topology to a ...

July 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
The Tolly Group evaluated the RackSwitch G8000, RackSwitch G8100 and RackSwitch G8124 to seven Layer 2 Interoperability tests such as auto-negotiation, 802.1 p/Q VLAN tag propagation, 10GbE LAN PHY support, 802.3ad LACP support (Cisco EtherChannel).

June 2012 | PDF | 373 KB
To assist IT business leaders with the design and procure-ment of their private or public data center cloud fabrics, the Lippis Report and Ixia have conducted an open industry evaluation of 10GbE and 40GbE data center switches. IBM RackSwitch G8264 was ...

June 2012 | PDF | 3 MB
To assist IT business leaders with the design and procure-ment of their private or public data center cloud fabrics, the Lippis Report and Ixia have conducted an open industry evaluation of 10GbE and 40GbE data center switches. IBM RackSwitch G8316 was ...

June 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
This paper addresses the standardization of server-network edge virtualization, providing the primary means for virtual server communication. Read how support for Edge Virtual Bridging technologies, including the new Virtual Ethernet Port Aggregator ...

August 2011 | PDF | 708 KB

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