eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Brocade DCX Datacenter Backbone - Ingress Rate Limiting

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-01-24 Print this article Print

DCX provides high-speed, high-density server and storage networking. By Cameron Sturdevant


Link 3 Port 2 with ingress rate limiting sends data at 17M bps; the other ports take advantage of the extra bandwidth over the ISL (Inter-Switch Link) and send data at rates of between 23.7M and 24.8M bps.

Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at csturdevant@eweek.com.

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