Designing Storage Area Networks: A Practical Reference for Implementing Fibre Channel and IP SANs

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Addison-Wesley, 2003 - Computers - 572 pages
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Written for network developers, IT consultants, administrators, and managers, this updated and expanded edition offers practical guidelines for using diverse SAN technologies to solve existing networking problems in large-scale corporate networks. This guide introduces the different types of SAN technology and demonstrates how each can best be used to address specific application challenges; from server clustering to ISP hosting, server-free tape backup to full-motion video editing.

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Tom Clark is Director of Technical Marketing for Vixel Corporation, a manufacturer of Fibre Channel transceivers, hubs, fabric switches, and SAN management software. During his 15-year career in system engineering, he has gained extensive experience in data communications and internetworking, has published numerous articles on Fibre Channel technology, and has presented papers at several conferences, including Fibre Channel Technologies Conference and Expo.


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