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|1. Will you deploy IP storage technology?|
|2. If so, when?|
|3. If not, why?|
IP storage seems to have a good bit of credibility amongst Storage magazine readers. Most readers (57%) say they will deploy some form of IP storage technology-the majority of which (58%) have either already done so-or will within the next year. As one reader puts it, "iSCSI seems to be a nice compromise between SAN block-level file access and simplicity of management of a NAS." Furthermore, "SANs are too proprietary and too costly for what you get, considering that Gigabit
This was first published in December 2002