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Network Traffic Engineering Guidelines for Fibre Channel Switches


Scalability—or performance? In the past, storage area network (SAN) architects had to choose one over the other with regard to their SANs. Now, however, compromise is no longer necessary. Stackable switch solutions allow for seamless scaling and high performance—which means you can breathe as easily as your data transfers.

fibre channel sans  Traffic Engineering Guidelines for Fibre Channel Switches Scalability—or performance? In the past, storage area network (SAN) architects had to choose one over the other with regard to their SANs. Now, however, compromise is no longer necessary. Stackable switch solutions allow for seamless scaling and high performance—which means you can breathe as easily as your data transfers. Read More

IP Telephony Storage


Storage is a vital part of enterprise IT infrastructure, with Internet protocol (IP) telephony storage leading the way as an effective technology. With the increased adoption of open standards-based architecture by the enterprise telephony market, IP telephony storage will gain acceptance as an entry-level storage tool and a viable low-cost alternative to Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs).

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11 Reasons to Choose QLogic iSCSI HBAs over Software Initiators and TOE


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fibre channel sans  offers an alternative to fibre channel for implementing SANs enabled by Ethernet at a significantly lower total cost of ownership. We contrast the options for connecting a system to an iSCSI SAN, and describe why a full iSCSI offload host bus adapter (HBA) is the best method. Read More

Building Open SANs with Multi-switch Fabrics


The ratification of standards is important to any industry. Now, in the realm of storage area networks (SANs), new standards are being put in place to ensure user-friendly and heterogeneous fibre channel switches that allow for multiple vendors and increased interoperability. Before incorporating a multi-switch fabric into your SAN, however, you should know the whys, whats, and hows involved.

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Leveraging CRM to Drive Trade Revenue


Consumer package goods (CPG) companies manage multiple complex distribution channels. Because the industry operates through intermediary channel players, out-of-the-box customer relationship management (CRM) solutions are typically inadequate. In fact, account and trade management teams could dispense with a CRM system’s traditional sales funnel capabilities. But the CRM system needs to be more than an expensive contact manager.

Account and trade management teams may benefit from trade promotion management (TPM) functionality. TPM functionality can drive sales performance in CPG organizations, through budgeting, planning, sell-in, execution, and settlement.

Consumer brands have had limited success with traditional CRM systems because of differences in selling models. By extending CRM to address trade management requirements natively, CPG companies can drive internal and external collaboration to competitive advantage.

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MAPICS Unifies The Brand And Interacts For CRM Solutions


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Organizations need lower ownership costs for hardware. But that’s not all. They also need a protected infrastructure investment, and applications that perform the way they need them to, when they need them. To meet these demands, enterprise storage area network (SAN) users must deploy a scalable host bus adapter architecture that addresses cost, performance, backward compatibility, and—most importantly—future scalability.

fibre channel sans  vs. Emulex 4Gb Fibre Channel HBA: Performance in Windows Environment Organizations need lower ownership costs for hardware. But that’s not all. They also need a protected infrastructure investment, and applications that perform the way they need them to, when they need them. To meet these demands, enterprise storage area network (SAN) users must deploy a scalable host bus adapter architecture that addresses cost, performance, backward compatibility, and—most importantly—future scalability. Read More

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