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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