7.1. So Now We Have One; What Do We Do with It?
Isn’t that the way it always is? Some new technology is developed that can potentially help your enterprise, and all of a sudden there are a myriad of questions that need to be answered.
How can this new technology help my business?
How can it be deployed in our environment?
What software applications take advantage of this new technology?
These are just a few of the questions that are being asked about SANs right now. We probably won’t answer all of these to your satisfaction here; however, by discussing a few known industry implementations it may help you focus on implementation in your environment.
Anytime these types of questions are asked, the answer invariably is, “It depends.” I say this because ...