One network, under IB

HPC Wire looks at Sun’s proposal for a unified datacenter fabric based on InfinBand:
“Sun Microsystems seems to be getting impatient waiting for high performance Ethernet gear and FCoE standards, and has openly talked about going the InfiniBand route. In a recent EETimes article by Rick Merritt, Sun’s John Fowler (executive VP of the Systems Division) said the company would be introducing a set of products this year unified on InfiniBand. While Fowler admitted they’re continuing their involvement in the FCoE effort, he notes that Fibre Channel over InfiniBand should be available in 2008.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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