Appendix C. Introduction to Storage Networking

This appendix covers the following topics:

  • Understanding the Concepts of Storage Networking

  • Understanding the Storage Networking Protocols

  • Integrating SAN in Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks

  • Implementing Cisco Solutions for Storage Networking

Previous chapters described the design and configuration of Cisco multilayer switched networks; this appendix describes the basic concepts of storage networking and its integration into Cisco multilayer switched networks. In recent years, the demand for high-performance, scalable, and highly available storage has grown significantly. This growth is due to the evolution of Internet-based solutions and computer-based applications that require storage, scaling, and ...

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