Data Center Scalability Made Easy with Fibre Channel Services

Presented by

David Peterson, Broadcom; Barry Maskas, HPE; Kiran Ranabhor, Cisco

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Fibre Channel Services such as the Fabric Login Server, Fabric Controller, and Name Server are used to support management and operation of a Fibre Channel Fabric by providing a method of registering and maintaining devices connected in the network. As the need for additional Fabric Services, such as traffic flow analysis and congestion management have surfaced, Fibre Channel continues to evolve to ensure easy data center scalability. In this webcast, FCIA experts will provide context to the terminology and dive into Fibre Channel Services, including device and topology discovery, zoning, security, clock synchronization and management. It will also decode some common acronyms like, FC-CT, FC-GS-9, and FC-SW-8. Join us to learn: •What are Fabric Services? •Overview of long-standing Fabric Services and what the newer Fabric Services provide •What is FC-CT? And how does it relate to Fibre Channel Fabric Services? •Fibre Channel Generic Services and Switch Fabric functionality

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