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Storage area network switches
In this chapter of the Storage Area Network (SAN) Guide, you'll learn about the characteristics for some of the most popular switch classes -- blade, director and intelligent.
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28 Feb 2006
Article - Fibre Channel directors don't just provide lots of ports, they also offer ways to connect disparate SANs, isolate data and devices within a fabric, and configure throughput for specific applications. We look at how the big three directors match up.
Tech Closeup - Virtualization allows administrators to gather, organize, allocate and manage storage hardware without regard for the applications or servers that use it. When properly implemented, storage virtualization eliminates forgotten or partially -used disks,...
Intelligent switch:1 - 1 of 1
SAN Expansion Best Practi - In this chapter of our guide to SAN expansion best practices, you'll learn about the physical limitations of switches, how to architect the switching infrastructure and how to find opportunities to deploy ISCSI.
Storage area network switches overview:1 - 1 of 1
03 Apr 2008
Article - Today, many storage area network switches provide powerful features that can help administrators organize and manage the storage network, including storage virtualization, provisioning/zoning, ISL trunking, performance planning and security features like...
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Storage Learning On-The-G - You asked for it, so here it is -- a printable version of our SAN All-In-One Guide. Download Chapter 3: Switches in .pdf format now.