Storage Smarts Answer #42: FCIP

Storage Smarts Answer #42: FCIP

QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

This is an Internet Protocol-based storage networking technology developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Its mechanisms enable the transmission of Fibre Channel (FC) information by tunneling data between storage area network (SAN) facilities over IP networks; this capacity facilitates data sharing over a geographically distributed enterprise.
a. iSCSI
b. iFCP
c. FCIP
d. SCSI

Were you correct? This week's answer is:
c. FCIP

Learn more:

Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP or FC/IP, also known as Fibre Channel tunneling or storage tunneling) is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based storage networking technology developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

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This was first published in March 2003

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