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Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
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Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
Q logic convergence solutions   net-app insight (110310)
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QLogic Convergence Solutions for Efficient Data Centers - NetApp Insight

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  • 1. QLogic Convergence Solutions for Efficient Data Centers November 03, 2010 Gunna Marripudi Director, Strategic Marketing QLogic Corporation gunneswara.marripudi@qlogic.com Ph: (949) 243-5354
  • 2. Presentation Goals• Introduce the audience to QLogic• Present changing Data Center Networking landscape• Present QLogic convergence solutions• Non-goals • Present FCoE technology • Detailed presentation on QLogic products2 November 03, 2010
  • 3. QLogic Overview3 November 03, 2010
  • 4. Global Networking Infrastructure Company Worldwide presence ~1100 employees Profitable & no debt 6 R&D Centers4 November 03, 2010
  • 5. High Performance Networking Portfolio 12000 Series 9000 Series 8000 Series InfiniBand Switches InfiniBand 3000 Series Converged Network Switches 7000 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapters InfiniBand Adapters cLOMs Adapters Converged Networking HPC Networking 5000 Series 9000 Series 4000 Series 2000 Series 6000 Series Protocol FC Stackable FC Core iSCSI Adapters FC Adapters Switches FC-iSCSI Routers Switches Controllers Storage Networking 5 November 03, 2010
  • 6. QLogic and NetApp Collaboration CIFS NFS / FC-VI Ethernet iSCSI FC-AL FC FC FCoE DCE RDMA RDMA QLogic FC/FCoE solutions power Cluster Interconnect NetApp FC/FCoE connectivity!6 November 03, 2010
  • 7. Data Center Networking Trends7 November 03, 2010
  • 8. Driving Factors for Data Center Trends Network Convergence meets the key objectives of cost cutting and hardware savings!8 November 03, 2010
  • 9. Data Center Networking Evolution Mainframe Cluster of Servers Shared Storage Virtualized Servers “Big Iron” LAN LAN & SAN Hypervisors & CEE9 November 03, 2010
  • 10. Data Center Networking Evolution –Enter the Cloud10 November 03, 2010
  • 11. Data Center Trends Cloud Convergence Consolidation 2006 2008 201011 November 03, 2010
  • 12. Convergence in action at…12 November 03, 2010
  • 13. QLogic Convergence Solutions13 November 03, 2010
  • 14. Criteria for Choosing Converged Solutions Functional & Proven Performance Standards Stable Available Based Inter-operable Compatible14 November 03, 2010
  • 15. QLogic Converged Network Adapters Operating System Ethernet Fibre Channel Drivers Drivers LAN SAN Converged Network Adapter15 November 03, 2010
  • 16. QConverge Console • Web Based • Unified View • FC HBAs, CNAs, IEAs • Global Resource Tree • Server [n]  Adapters[n]  Functions [n] • Ability to manage adapter and function level properties16 November 03, 2010
  • 17. Operating System Support• QLogic Drivers available on • Windows 2008, 2008 R2, Hyper-V (with 802.3ad teaming) • RHEL 5.4, 5.5, 6.0 • SLES 10 SP3, 11, 11 SP1 • OEL • VMware ESX 4.0, 4.1 • XenServer 5.6 • Solaris 10 U9 • AIX17 November 03, 2010
  • 18. 8100 Series Adapter Overview• Converged Network Adapters (CNA) • Stateless L2 networking • FCoE with full hardware offload • Concurrent NIC and FCoE• PCI Express Gen2 x4• Single and dual port 10GbE • Active & passive SFP+ twin-ax copper • Optical SR SFP+• Enhanced Ethernet • Priority-based Flow Control (802.1Qbb) • DCBX / Enhanced Transmission Selection (802.1Qaz)• Low profile form factor• Full software compatibility with QLogic FC drivers18 November 03, 2010
  • 19. Reduce Energy Consumption Dual Port 10Gb Dual Port 8Gb Combined NIC + QLogic CNA for CFFh NIC FC CIOv FC Solution IBM BladeCenter Power Consumption 10W 6W 16W 8W On a 14 blade chassis : 112W Power Savings On a 10 chassis data center: 1120W $$ savings: $1000/year* in energy costs *depending on your kWh cost19 November 03, 2010
  • 20. 8200 Series Adapter Overview• Converged Network Adapters (CNA) • Stateless L2 networking (TOE capable) • FCoE & iSCSI with full hardware offload • Concurrent NIC, FCoE, & iSCSI support• PCI Express Gen2 x8• Single and dual port 10GbE • Active & passive SFP+ twin-ax copper • Optical SR SFP+• Enhanced Ethernet • Priority-based Flow Control (802.1Qbb) • DCBX / Enhanced Transmission Selection (802.1Qaz) • Congestion Notification (802.1Qau)• Low profile form factor20 November 03, 2010
  • 21. Real-World Example: IT FlexibilityProblem: VMs accessing different Storage Systems require Blade Serverseparate IOSolution: Concurrent Protocol Support on a Single Adapter enablesboth VMs to access data from different SANs without usingseparate adapters or rebooting VM VM FC SAN iSCSI SAN 21 November 03, 2010
  • 22. Virtual Fabric Extension ModuleQLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module• Enables first ‘in-chassis’ complete FCoE solution for IBM BladeCenter • Only 100% internal FCoE solution currently available• Much more affordable than external TOR solutions • 1/3 the cost • Conserves valuable rack space • Lower power consumption • Easier to manage (“Plug & Dust”)22 November 03, 2010
  • 23. VFEM Overview Companion product to BNT 10GE Switch Module Together the two modules form a two-piece internal FCoE switch solution for the IBM BladeCenter. The BNT switch acts as the Ethernet LAN portion of the solution and the QLogic Virtual Fabric Extension Module acts as the Fibre Channel Forwarder (FCF). BNT 10Gb Ethernet Switch Module LAN QLogic Virtual Fabric FC Storage Extension Module or Fabric IBM BladeCenter H IBM Blades with QLogic 2 Port 10Gb CNA CFFh for IBM BladeCenter23 November 03, 2010
  • 24. Virtual Fabric Extension Module Supported Configurations Deploy QLogic VF Extension Module in Bays 3 or 5 of BC-H chassis QLogic VF Extension BNT Switch Supported Configurations QLogic in 5 QLogic in 5 1. One QLogic VF Extension, one BNT Switch BNT in 7 BNT in 9 and 7 • Bay 3: Pair with BNT in Bay 9, OR… • Bay 5: Pair with BNT in Bay 7 • External ports: 6 FC, 6 CEE 2. Two QLogic/BNT pairs • Bay pairings as shown above • External ports: 12 FC, 12 CEE QLogic in 3 3. Single QLogic paired with two BNTs BNT in 9 • QLogic must be in Bay 5 • BNT in 9 and 7 • External ports: 6 FC, 16 CEE BC-H Chassis24 November 03, 2010
  • 25. Converged Network Solution for HP c- ClassHP Virtual Connect FlexFabric 24 port Ethernet+FC Module •8 External Ports (SFP+) •4 Flex ports - user configurable for 10Gb CEE or 8Gb FC operation •4 10Gb CEE Ports •16 Internal 10Gb CEE ports to server blades •2 Internal Inter-Switch Links (ISLs) •Shared with 2 External Ports •Mgmt Interfaces to Onboard Administrator or VCEMBladeSystem CEE (FCF) Ethernet FCoE iSCSI or Full compatibility with H- FC NAS series FC Switch Family 25 November 03, 2010
  • 26. Summary26 November 03, 2010
  • 27. Summary Industry In-chassis In-chassis Standard Flexible Blade Switch CNAs Blade Switch QLogic Convergence Solutions for Efficient Data Centers27 November 03, 2010
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