ch.12(Storage Area Network)

ch.12(Storage Area Network) - Storage Area Network

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Storage Area Network http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg245470.pdf A storage area network (SAN) is a high-speed special-purpose network  that connects different types of data storage devices with data  server s on  behalf of a larger network of users. A storage area network is part of the  overall network of computing for an  enterprise . A storage area network is  usually put in close proximity to other computing resources. A storage area  network can use communication technology such as  optical fiber   ESCON   or it may use the newer kind of 
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