Chapter 11. Future of SANs

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

Storage networking is a powerful technology and its potential is staggering. As companies and organizations all over the world struggle with huge amounts of mission-critical data, the storage area network (SAN) has emerged as an extremely reliable solution. SANs offer a high-performance means of ensuring that data is always available, which has brought a new lease on life to e-commerce and online businesses. However, a few hurdles still remain. SANs are a costly venture, and the in-depth, technical know-how necessary to implement SANs is scarce. The emergence of other storage technologies, such as Internet ...

Get Storage Area Network Fundamentals now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.