This chapter describes two types of channel-to-channel (CTC) connections:
•Fibre Channel connection (FICON) channels for the IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12) and IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) mainframes
•ESCON and FICON channels to interconnect servers and logical partitions for IBM zEnterprise 196 (z196), IBM zEnterprise 114 (z114), and IBM System z10 mainframes
6.1 Channel-to-channel function overview
The channel-to-channel function simulates an input/output (I/O) device that can be used by one system control program ...