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Demartek Interview — When Does 16 Gbps Fibre Channel Make Sense?

December 2013

, Demartek President, was interviewed by SearchStorage as part of their Expert Q&A series. 16Gbps Fibre Channel is often abbreviated as 16GFC.

Q: Fibre Channel users often upgrade as part of refresh cycles, as the price differential for the next-generation of the storage networking technology drops. Will they get much benefit by going from 8 Gbps FC to 16 Gbps FC?

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Q: For which applications, workloads or situations do you think 16 Gbps FC is most important?

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Q: Are there any scenarios where you would advise a FC user against the upgrade to 16 Gbps?

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