Extended distance solutions
This chapter describes architectural requirements and implementation for IBM z Systems connectivity over extended distances. It covers the following topics:
Fiber optic link unrepeated distances
Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON)
Fibre Connection (FICON)
Coupling links
Server Time Protocol (STP)
IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS)
Wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) technologies
z Systems qualified WDM vendors
11.1 Unrepeated distances
This section lists the maximum unrepeated distance ...

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