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Information related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet, an encapsulation of Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks.

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FCOE between virtual chassis Juniper EX and Cisco Nexus

Is it possible to connect an server with FCOE adapter on a virtual chassis juniper ex4550 in order to access a fc disk array connected to a Cisco Nexus 5548UP? The juniper and the nexus are ...
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Is there an acceptable ratio of pause frames?

At the risk of asking an opinion question, are there any guidelines/practices that specify a threshold where the number of pause frames indicates a problem? The ratio of transmitted pause frames to ...
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Connecting 2 FCoE Switches together with optical cable

I'm designing a network and have 2 cabinets on each floor, and I'm thinking of using FCoE switches in both cabinets so that I can connect them with fibreoptic cable. I think I can easily find switches ...
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End-to-End FCoE

I have been evaluating converged storage/data networking for some time. It seems that the design pitched by vendors is a bridging of the Fiber Channel (FC) and Ethernet domains. I always come away ...
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Can I run FCoE over Cisco Catalyst 5500?

I have 2 spare older Cisco Catalyst (not Nexus) 5500 switches. Would I need any additional hardware in order to run Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) over them? Do I need some kind of management ...