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services. Include in your discussion: iSCSI SANs, Fibre Channel SANs, Virtual FibreChannel, storage spaces, storage pools (including tiered storage) and data deduplication.
iSCSI SANs give business a different way of building Storage Area Networks (SAN). Condensing storageinto a SAN creates storage management and scaling benefits for datacenters. iSCSI support in WindowsServer 2012 R2 allows the connection of servers to an iSCSI SAN simple and affordable.Fibre Channel SANs provide good performance and security. Fibre Channel SANs are a more expensiveoption than iSCSI. An experienced administrator would also be needed to implement a Fibre ChannelSAN.The Fibre Channel feature allows you to connect to Fibre Channel storage from within a virtual machine.This also allows you to use an existing Fibre Channel investment to support virtualized workloads.Support for Fibre Channel in Hyper-V guests also includes support for many related features, such asvirtual SANs, live migration, and MPIO.
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Storage area network,Fibre Channel,ISCSI,System Center Virtual Machine Manager