Introduction to IBM Midrange System Storage and SAN
In this chapter, we introduce IBM Midrange System Storage products with a brief description of the various models, their features, and their position on the market and in the concrete small to medium business solutions. In addition, we summarize the functions and benefits of the DS Storage Manager software.
But first, let us look at basic concepts and topologies of Storage Area Network (SAN) and System Storage Networking.
Readers already familiar with the IBM System Storage DS5000 Series product ...