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Fibre Channel Products for SANs

Chapter Description

To build a successful SAN that fulfills all or most of the business requirements of a corporation, each device must be chosen with care and understanding. This sample chapter discusses the most popular Fibre Channel options.

Summary

Fibre Channel technology offers high-performance solutions that are a prerequisite of any SAN. In fact, most of the SANs that are built today are based on Fibre Channel devices. However, to build a successful SAN that fulfills all or most of the business requirements of a corporation, each device must be chosen with care and understanding. An intelligent mix and match of compatible products will help you as a SAN designer to build a cost-effective and high-performance storage solution.