LSI demos SAS-based SAN switch
<B>March 31, 2006</B>—SAN configurations that use Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) as a fabric interconnect are moving from the drawing board to the data center. For example, LSI Logic plans to unveil the first fabric switch based on SAS at next week's Storage Networking World conference and has hopes that small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will eventually opt for SAS-based SANs over competing technologies such as Fibre Channel and iSCSI.
Brocade adds 4Gbps switches, iSCSI gateway
<B>March 6, 2006</B>—This morning, Brocade announced an array of new storage networking products that run the gamut of protocols and port counts—from a 64-port 4Gbps SAN switch, to a Fibre Channel over Internet Protocol (FCIP) blade, to an iSCSI gateway.