The Path to FCoE in Storage Networking

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The Path to FCoE in Storage Networking

  1. 1. The Path To FCoE in Storage Networking Amit Jain Sr. Product Manager Co-sponsored by Intel®
  2. 2. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 2 Convergence for agile architecture with lower TCO & simple management FC High Performance Data Center Connectivity FICON Mainframe Connectivity FCIP Long Distance Replication Connectivity iSCSI-NAS File and Block Over IP TCP/IP LAN Connectivity FCoE SAN Protocols LAN Protocols
  3. 3. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 3 Incremental FCoE deployment in existing FC SANs Phase-I Phase-II DirectlyFibre Channel SAN A B Native Ethernet LAN Nexus MDS FC FC Classical DC Separate LAN/SAN A B Cisco MDS SAN A Cisco MDS SAN B Nexus Nexus FC Single-Hop FCoE 1. Instant ROI 2. Reduced Provisioning 3. Simple (NPV mode) Ethernet FC Dedicated FCoE Converged Link FC MDS FC SAN A MDS FC SAN B Nexus Multi-Hop FCoE Why ?
  4. 4. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 4 Future-Proofing with Ethernet-based SANs Wire-once, Enable anywhere: Ready for all Storage Protocols  Soft-Provisioning: Any protocol, any time 1
  5. 5. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 5 Faster, Efficient FCoE speeds, available sooner 2 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 16G FC 40G FCoE ActualThroughput ~200%
  6. 6. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 6 Simplify, Save and Scale FCoE/ NFS/ iSCSI Nexus Nexus Fibre Channel SAN A B Native Ethernet LAN Nexus MDS FC FC 3 Two Separate Networks One Converged Network or
  7. 7. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 7 Incremental FCoE deployment in existing FC SANs A B Cisco MDS SAN A Cisco MDS SAN B Nexus Nexus Phase-I Phase-II Directly Fibre Channel SAN A B Native Ethernet LAN Nexus MDS FC FC Classical DC Separate LAN/SAN FC Single-Hop FCoE 1. Instant ROI 2. Reduced Provisioning 3. Simple (NPV mode) Ethernet FC Dedicated FCoE Converged Link FCFCoE/iSCSI/NFS MDS FC SAN A MDS FC SAN B Nexus Multi-Hop FCoE 1. Flexibility 2. High-Performance SANs 3. Consolidation FC MDS FC SAN A MDS FC SAN B Nexus
  8. 8. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 8 Fibre Channel SAN A B Native Ethernet LAN FC For customers, not ready to converge resources yet Dedicated FC SAN Dedicated Ethernet SAN No Change in Operations Multi-Protocol Flexibility High Performance SANs Ethernet SAN A B Native Ethernet LAN FCoE Nexus MDS Nexus MDS or Nexus
  9. 9. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 9 Highly Resilient, Scale-out, Converged Fabric Server FabricPath Converged FCoE FC LAN Storage attached to Leaf Directly Storage attached via Director-class switch, connected to Leaf Nexus 5K/6K Nexus 7K* Nexus 5K/6K MDS FCoE FC FCoE FC *N7K/N77 as FCoE over FP Spine with F2E and 10G/40G F3 cards will be supported in Gibraltar (Q3CY14) N5K/N6K as FCoE over FP Leaf/Spine already supported in 7.0(1)N(1) (Q1CY14)
  10. 10. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 10 Nexus 5000 Nexus 7000 CORE SAN BSAN A FCoE FCoE Ethernet Fibre Channel Dedicated FCoE Converged Link Multi-Hop FCoE End-to-End FCoE Saved 35% in Cap-ex Cut 90% of Power Costs Reduced deployment times for each Server by 25% http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517ns224//boeing.pdf Reduce costs while maintain performance of mission-critical apps
  11. 11. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11 Worldwide Customer Base across various verticals
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  13. 13. Thank you. Co-sponsored by Intel®

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