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

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

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.


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

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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