SAN School Quiz 3 Answer #1

SAN School Quiz 3 Answer #1

Question #1

What is a SWAN?

a. A large aquatic bird
b. A system wide area network
c. A storage wide area network
d. A secure wireless area network

Were you correct? The correct answer is
c. A storage wide area network

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A storage area network (SAN) is a high-speed special-purpose network (or subnetwork) that interconnects different kinds of data storage devices with associated data servers on behalf of a larger network of users. Typically, a storage area network is part of the overall network of computing resources for an enterprise. A storage area network is usually clustered in close proximity to other computing resources such as IBM S/390 mainframes but may also extend to remote locations for backup and archival storage, using wide area network carrier technologies such as asynchronous transfer mode or Synchronous Optical Networks. A SWAN is a storage wide area network that links local SANs via wide area network technologies such as ATM.

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