Storage Smarts Answer #46 -- Connectivity

Storage Smarts Answer #46 -- Connectivity

QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

This technology transmits data between computer devices at a data rate of 1 or 2 Gbps (and 10 Gbps in the near future). It is especially suited for connecting computer servers to shared storage devices and for interconnecting storage controllers and drives.
a. Fiber connectivity
b. Legacy cabling
c. High speed Internet
d. Fibre Channel
e. Fiber optic

Were you correct? This week's answer is:
d. Fibre Channel

Learn more:
Fibre Channel is a technology for transmitting data between computer devices at a data rate of 1 or 2 Gbps (and 10 Gbps in the near future). Fibre Channel is especially suited for connecting computer servers to shared storage devices and for interconnecting storage controllers and drives.

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This was first published in May 2003
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