Chapter 11. Secret Identities

“The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.” (Richard R. Grant)

This chapter explores three SAN virtualization techniques that can help enable data protection, increase storage device utilization, and scale Fibre Channel fabrics. They are

Image Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP)

Image Inter-VSAN Routing (IVR)

Image N_Port Virtualization (NPV)

Table 11-1 positions FCIP, IVR, and NPV in the virtualization taxonomy ...

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