Published on SearchStorage.TechTarget.com with a quote from Russ Fellows. Read the full article here.
Brocade is following the same Fibre Channel path for NVMe as it does for other Fibre Channel protocols, such as Fibre Channel Protocol for SCSI drives and FICON for mainframes.
“The dirty secret is, there’s virtually nothing new here” in the Brocade launch, Fellows said. “Even Gen 5 switching supports NVMe. And that’s good for end users because you don’t have to go switching out a whole bunch of gear for NVMe.