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 ...

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