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EITAGlobal to Organize Webinar on "FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN)"

John Hufferd, who runs Hufferd Enterprises and also consults there, will be the Speaker at a webinar that EITAGlobal, a leading continuing education training provider in the IT space, will organize on January 28, 2014. The topic of this webinar is, "FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN)".

Fremont, CA, January 06, 2014 --( This webinar provides an overview of a new Standard (to be released in 2014) called FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN). This is a Lossless Ethernet connection directly between Adapters. This presentation will show the relationship of FCoE to FCoE VN2VN. It will explain the architecture of FCoE VN2VN, and the protocol for Discovery of partner End-Nodes and Link instantiation. The speaker will show various topologies and describe scenarios.

This session will show the fundamentals of the extended FCoE concept that permits it to operate without FC switches or FCoE Switches (aka FCF) and will describe how it might be exploited in Small, Medium or Enterprise Data Center environments -- including the “Cloud” IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) provider environments.

Fibre Channel (FC) networks have been the networks of choice for addressing Storage within the Enterprise Computing Center environment since 2000. Then in 2009 The Fibre Channel protocol was also standardized to operate on a new Lossless Data Center Ethernet Network. This was called FC over Ethernet (FCoE). Both the FC and FCoE technologies are intended for the High End of the Data Center Market.

But now a new standard (to be release in 2014) will also cover the small and medium size markets so that access to Shared Storage Controllers can be accomplished from the small to high end of the market. That is, one Storage Protocols will be used for all non-attached storage throughout the industry. This webinar will keep participants up to date in the new low cost protocol that is compatible with high end Fibre Channel and is currently shipping by several vendors.

The following areas will be covered in this session:
- General introduction into FCoE and FCoE VN2VN
- FCoE Fabrics and FCoE VN2VN relationship
- Architecture of FCoE/VN2VN protocols
- Discovery & Link Instantiation
- Topologies
- Scenarios
- Summary

When: January 28, 2014, 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

By whom:
John Hufferd is a Consultant for his own company – Hufferd Enterprises. John began work on iSCSI (internet Small Computer System Interconnect) in its very early years (1998) and has been a key mover in getting it accepted as an international standard. John is well known in the industry due to positions held within the various industry organizations, including SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) and RDMAC (Remote Direct Memory Access Consortium).

He has held positions on the board of advisors for 7 different companies and has authored the definitive book on iSCSI called "iSCSI -- The Universal Storage Connection", published by Addison-Wesley. John has been a key contributor in the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards) Fibre Channel Standards Group – T11 FC-BB-5/6 Workgroup which is focused on FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet).

For whom:
The webinar will benefit
CIOs, along with IT management and Staff

Duration: 90 minutes

To enroll for this webinar, contact
Ph: 800-447-9407
Fax: 302-288-6884
Contact Information
James Richard

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