Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Recount some of the key historical events and current business drivers in the storage market
Recognize the key characteristics and major benefits of each type of storage network
Distinguish between file-level and block-level protocols
Explain the principal differences between mainframe and open systems storage networking
Describe the basic differences between Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH), coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM)/dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM), and resilient packet ring (RPR)/802.17
Recognize each storage virtualization model
Describe how the technologies discussed in this chapter ...