QLogic® Fibre Channel Adapters
Fibre Channel is one of the most deployed storage connectivity solutions in the enterprise data centers and is one of the most prevalent method of storage connectivity. Fibre Channel's low-overhead protocol, its reliability and performance also makes it the preferred choice for connecting all flash arrays (AFAs) storage and servers.
QLogic® Fibre Channel adapters from Cavium™ offer best-in-class performance and functionality for Storage Area Networks. QLogic Fibre Channel HBAs feature reliable, deterministic performance with low latency. The HBAs are designed using isolated paths for each port that enables it to deliver line rate performance per port. No wonder that Cavium has shipped more than 20M ports so far!
QLogic Fibre Channel adapters come in 1-, 2-, and 4-port configuration for maximum flexibility in implementation. QLogic HBAs also support advanced functionality with StorFusion™ software solution. QLogic StorFusion feature's integration into the Fibre Channel fabric helps customers configure storage quickly and easily. It also allows for quick and robust troubleshooting.
QLogic Fibre Channel adapters from Cavium are designed for:
- Robust design, reliability and high availability
- Deterministic, high performance with port isolation
- Simplified management
- Rapid server deployment and orchestration
- Support for major commercially available OS flavors
Software for Advanced Configuration and Management
QLogic Gen 6 and Gen 5 adapters include StorFusion technology for advanced SAN fabric management and performance, designed to improve network resiliency, enhance diagnostic and troubleshooting capabilities, quicken SAN deployment, and improve quality of service (QoS). StorFusion features were developed in conjunction with industry partners and are integrated with QLogic management tools like QConvergenceConsole® (QCC), VMware® vCenter plug-in, and robust integration with Fibre Channel eco-system.