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What is "fabric"?

In refering to Fibre Channel networks, what does "fabric" mean? Is this a protocol? Or does it refer to the actual cables used to connect the networks?

Fabric is just a convenient term to describe the interconnection possible in the Fibre Channel network. It's just semantics.

This was first published in August 2004

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