SAN preferred practices for 16 Gbps
This appendix provides a high-level design for your storage area network (SAN) environment and provides preferred practices guidance based on IBM 16 Gbps b-type products and features, focusing on Fibre Channel (FC) SAN design.
There are many benefits of this faster technology. Data transfers are faster, fewer links are needed to accomplish the same task, and fewer devices need to be managed. Also, less power is consumed when 16 Gbps FC is used instead of 8 Gbps or 4 Gbps FC. Several technology advances are increasing ...

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