The notion that Fibre Channel is for data centers and iSCSI is for SMB’s and workgroups is outdated. Increases in LAN speeds and the coming of lossless Ethernet position iSCSI as a good fit for the data center. Whether your organization adopts FC or iSCSI depends on many factors like current product set, future application demands, organizational skill-set and budget. In this session we will discuss the different conditions where FC or IsCSI are the right fit, why you should use one and when to kick either to the curb.
In this video, taken from Interop Las Vegas 2011, Stephen Foskett presents the options. Apologies for the mediocre quality and poor audio - it was filmed on stage without an audio feed!
Learn more: blog.fosketts.net/2011/05/20/fcoe-iscsi-convergence-ethernet/