Virtual SANs

Virtual SANs partition the physical SAN into logical sections. Virtualization can also be used to combine SAN islands into a single SAN entity. This eases troubleshooting and other network disruptions, and divides the SAN into smaller elements that are easier to manage, change and build out. Now that you've reviewed the essential issues involved in any virtualization product, this guide focuses on the specific considerations for key virtual SAN products. You'll also find a series of specifications to help make on-the-spot product comparisons between vendors.

Virtual SAN product specifications:

1 - 1 of 1
  • Virtual SAN product specifications

    (presented by SearchVirtualStorage.com)

    Buying Guide -  Virtual SANs can improve manageability, maintain security, improve utilization, simplify troubleshooting and ease disruptions during upgrades or changes. The product snapshots in this chapter highlight key specifications for a cross-section of popular...

Virtual SAN purchase considerations:

1 - 1 of 1
  • Virtual SAN purchase considerations

    (presented by SearchVirtualStorage.com)

    Buying Guide -  Large SAN architectures are often broken down into one or more virtual SANs, which partition the physical SAN into logical sections, or combine SAN islands into a single SAN entity. Now that you've reviewed the essential issues involved in any...

Related information-Virtual SANs:

1 - 3 of 5
  • McData router connects multi-vendor SANs

    28 Sep 2004

    Article -  The Eclipse 2640 SAN router interconnects multi-vendor switches, as well as providing distance connectivity over iFCP.

  • Switch partitions gain steam

    Tip -  If you're looking to consolidate SANs, without giving up the benefits of keeping your sites physically separate, the new switch partitioning capabilities might be for you.

  • Directors take on more tasks

    28 Feb 2006

    Article -  The competition among director-class products has never been more intense. If you're considering directors for the first time, or re-examining your fabric strategy, here's what you need to know.

VIEW ALL IN THIS CATEGORY