Fibre Channel internals
Fibre Channel (FC) is the predominant architecture on which SAN implementations are built. Fibre Channel is a technology standard that allows data to be transferred at extremely high speeds. Current implementations support data transfers at up to 16 Gbps or even more. The Fibre Channel standard is accredited by many standards bodies, technical associations, vendors, and industry-wide consortiums. Many products on the market take advantage of the high-speed and high-availability characteristics of the Fibre Channel architecture. ...

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