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IP SANs: A Guide to iSCSI, iFCP, and FCIP Protocols for Storage Area Networks by Tom Clark

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13.1. IP Storage in Data Center Applications

Storage network solutions have steadily penetrated enterprise networks to address a wide variety of application issues. SAN adoption has occurred primarily in the larger data center environments where technical resources and budgets are available to meet increasing storage requirements. Traditional direct-attached SCSI storage, however, continues to ship in large volume. This may not mean that other enterprises are content with the limitations of conventional SCSI, but may simply indicate that they lack the budget and the expertise to deploy and support SANs based on Fibre Channel technology. By minimizing the Fibre Channel component in SANs, IP storage networking may accelerate the adoption of networked ...

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