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Storage area network (SAN)

Scalable, flexible storage infrastructure

IBM offers a comprehensive portfolio of SAN switcher, storage, software, services and solutions to reliably bring information to people in a cost-effective way. SAN provides flexible and scalable storage networking solutions for the business as well as enterprise class in today's on-demand world.

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Managing Exponential Data Growth with IBM SAN Volume Controller

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IBM System Storage SAN42B-R

SAN42B-R is designed to address the most demanding disaster-recovery requirements. It helps maximise application performance over WAN links with up to twenty-four 16 Gbps Fibre Channel ports. In addition, this enterprise-class extension switch offers "pay-as-you-grow" scalability with capacity-on-demand upgrades.

Fabric Vision Technology

Fabric Vision technology is an advanced hardware and software solution that combines capabilities from our b-type Gen 5 Fibre Channel solutions, Fabric OS® (FOS), and IBM Network Advisor to help administrators avoid problems, maximise application performance, and reduce operational costs through innovative diagnostic, monitoring, and management technology.

Please refer to the IBM System Storage SAN42B-R, IBM System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2, and IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 product pages to understand how their integration with Fabric Vision technology, FOS 7.3 and IBM Network Advisor V12.3, deliver breakthrough technologies that dramatically simplify SAN deployment and management, drive down costs and offer outstanding visibility and insight across the storage network.

Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage

Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage is an optimised platform for deploying high performance SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services, and cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for open systems.

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SAN Volume Controller

Essential technology for a simpler IT infrastructure

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