This white paper includes:
• An overview of the current Data Center Bridging (DCB) standards, purpose, terminology, and guidelines for end-to-end operation
• DCB requirements and configuration guidelines for converged network deployment scenarios with EqualLogic iSCSI storage
• Sample network configuration steps for a subset of component switches and topologies
• Discussion of interoperability behavior for implementation scenarios when certain components in the infrastructure are not fully DCB capable
• Advanced considerations and clarification on DCB standards and behavior