“With the introduction of the Emulex LPe36000-series, Broadcom is now shipping all the technology needed to build out a complete Gen 7 64G network, optimizing mission-critical application performance using Emulex Fibre Channel HBAs for server and storage arrays, Brocade Fibre Channel switches, and Broadcom optics,” said
“Broadcom end-to-end 64G SAN technology is fueling storage innovation that will drive the industry for the next decade,” said
“Broadcom is proud to deliver the industry’s first 64G optic, cementing our place as the innovation leader in performance and reliability-centric optical interconnects,” said
Dramatically improving the performance of most SAN-based applications during testing, Emulex LPe36000-series 64G HBAs achieved the following results:
- Reduced Oracle data warehousing runtime by 87 percent compared to 32G1
- PCIe 4.0 demonstrated up to a 63 percent improvement in application performance for dual-port 64G HBAs compared to running in a PCIe 3.0 server1
- Cuts storage migration times by up to 38 percent2
- Reduces VM Boot storm times by up to half2
“The combination of new PCIe 4.0 servers and all-flash arrays demonstrate such high performance margins that they are now capable of consuming all the bandwidth that current storage networks can deliver,” said
Emulex Performance Leadership
Emulex HBA’s industry-leading performance is made possible due to a record-shattering 10 million IOPS1, which is over 2x higher than previous generation and over 5x higher than the competition. Combined with the industry’s lowest latency HBA response time of 10 microseconds (µs),
The Emulex LPe36000-series ships standard with NVMe over Fibre Channel (NVMe/FC) drivers providing the highest performance SAN connectivity and concurrent protocol support, empowering datacenters to easily transition to NVMe/FC without a fork-lift upgrade.
“We are seeing that data center customers continue to choose Fibre Channel to power their mission-critical, highly-secure applications,” said
Introducing the New Emulex SAN Manager Version 1.2
Also announced today, the new Emulex SAN Manager Version 1.2, which extends Broadcom’s autonomous SAN technology to server and storage end-points. Emulex SAN Manager provides single pane-of-glass visibility into every host on the SAN, maximizing uptime by identifying degrading optics on end-points and pinpointing multi-pathing errors and mismatched firmware and driver pairings. Application performance is improved with automatic identification and mitigation of network congestion.
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2 Emulex Labs Testing, 2021
Source: Broadcom Inc.