This chapter provides a high level overview of the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol.
The following topics are covered:
•The benefits of a unified infrastructure
•The basics of the Fibre Channel over Ethernet protocol
27.1 Benefits of a unified infrastructure
Data centers run multiple parallel networks to accommodate both data and storage traffic. To support these different networks in the data center, administrators deploy separate network infrastructures, including different types of host adapters, connectors and cables, and fabric ...