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Storage Area Network Fundamentals by Meeta Gupta

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Chapter 11. Future of SANs

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

Storage networking is a powerful technology and its potential is staggering. As companies and organizations all over the world struggle with huge amounts of mission-critical data, the storage area network (SAN) has emerged as an extremely reliable solution. SANs offer a high-performance means of ensuring that data is always available, which has brought a new lease on life to e-commerce and online businesses. However, a few hurdles still remain. SANs are a costly venture, and the in-depth, technical know-how necessary to implement SANs is scarce. The emergence of other storage technologies, such as Internet ...

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