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Next-Gen LAN: Everything Except the Kitchen Sink

White Paper Published By: Brocade
Brocade
Published:  Sep 07, 2010
Type:  White Paper
Length:  16 pages

How to diagnose common problems that plague LANs and recommend strategies to prepare for the next generation of applications--and no, throwing large amounts of bandwidth at the problem isn't the answer. For example, as virtual desktops become more common, latency and jitter will have the potential to kill more than just video and audio streams, as lots of small packets for keyboard, video, and mouse updates scurry back and forth. For FCoE and other IP-based storage specifications, problems could derail backups. So let's look at what's different about this new traffic.