Auto-negotiation with Fibre Channel speeds

ORIGINALLY POSTED 31st May 2019 I had a recent question from within IBM regarding our support for auto-negotiation of Fibre Channel speed. It seems we take this for granted, because we don't specifically mention that all our Fibre Channel HBA's across all the Virtualize family have supported auto-negotiate since our 4Gbit HBA back in 2005!... Continue Reading →

NVMe-FC Proof of Technology Demo

ORIGINALLY POSTED 4th September 2018 5,688 views on developerworks There is a lot of talk - dare I say Hype - around NVMe, and I've found that a lot of people don't understand what it means, not only in terms of the technology, but also why is it important from a business, getting things done,... Continue Reading →

Spectrum Virtualize, FlashSystem and SCMs

ORIGINALLY POSTED 13th July 2018 7,785 views on developerworks Its been great to see all the interest over the last week on the new FlashSystem 9100 products announced on July 10th. Interesting too on the register with the battlecard information, and some of the usual ‘anonymous’ comments that seem to miss the point – particularly that we... Continue Reading →

Introducing Spectrum Virtualize 8.1.0

ORIGINALLY POSTED 24th August 2017 10,961 views on developerworks On Tuesday 22nd August we announced the latest code update that will be available soon for the Spectrum Virtualize family.For the first time since 2012 we have bumped the major version number to 8. This signifies some exciting new features that begin with this release in... Continue Reading →

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