Chapter 2. Introduction to Storage Area Networks


Storage area networks are the future of enterprise storage, period. If your company is heading toward, or has already passed the terabyte mark in storage, it's a prime candidate for a SAN migration. If you are forecasting significant growth in storage requirements, you should develop your SAN strategy now.

 --Excerpted from “Building a Storage Area Network,” Dave Fetters

This is the age of e-commerce, online transactions, and overloaded databases. The amount of data that is transacted across a network on an hourly basis ...

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