LeCroy supports 8G Fibre Channel apps with SierraFC M8-4 Protocol Analysis Platform

July 7, 2010
JULY 7, 2010 -- LeCroy Corp.has launched the SierraFC M8-4, an 8G Fibre Channel protocol analysis platform. Operating at 2G, 4G, and 8G Fibre Channel signaling rates, 4 or 8 GB of recording memory, and either two or four recording channels,

JULY 7, 2010 -- LeCroy Corp. (NASDAQ: LCRY) has launched the SierraFC M8-4, an 8G Fibre Channel protocol analysis platform. Operating at 2G, 4G, and 8G Fibre Channel signaling rates, 4 or 8 GB of recording memory, and either two or four recording channels, SierraFC M8-4 is designed to offer affordable, “world-class” protocol analysis capabilities in either a standalone test unit or cascaded to provide additional recording channel capacity.

"The latest addition to our industry-leading Sierra family of powerful protocol analyzer products targets an emerging opportunity in advanced storage system and networking product developers," said LeCroy President and CEO Tom Reslewic. "Designed from the ground up to address the unique characteristics of Fibre Channel protocol, the SierraFC M8-4 sets a new standard for performance, while incorporating a complete range of features in a fast, highly flexible, and economical system."

SierraFC M8-4 analyzer software features a graphical user interface designed to combine easy setup and operation with flexible data analysis displays. The chronological Spreadsheet View shows handshaking of primitives as well as complete frame composition. LeCroy's Packet View enables users to track Fibre Channel exchanges from end-to-end in an intuitive logical display. SierraFC M8-4 has three additional main data display modes:

  1. Frame Inspector
  2. Text View
  3. Statistical Report.


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