Take a look at what is important for your environment today and in the future. What type of servers do you use...
currently, and what are you planning to use in the future? What type of workload do you have? Is it storage intensive or performance intensive? Are you a network-centric or storage-centric environment? Also take a look at what your overall networking needs are and how combining storage access with those will help or impact storage and network management.
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