This IBM® Redbooks® document introduces the IBM Converged Switch B32. This switch supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Fibre Channel, Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE), and traditional Ethernet protocol connectivity for servers and storage. FCoE is a new protocol that can expand Fibre Channel into the Ethernet environment, and it helps to combine and leverage the advantages of two technologies, Fibre Channel protocol and Ethernet.
Features of the IBM Converged Switch B32 include:
In the related publication
Chapter 1. Introduction to Converged networking
Chapter 2. IBM Converged Switch B32 introduction
Chapter 3. Deployment considerations and best practices
Chapter 4. IBM Converged Switch B32 installation and configuration
Chapter 5. B32 Switch management with Web Tools