Introduction to storage area network, SAN
Khattar, Ravi Kumar~Murphy, Mark S~Tarella, Giulio John~Nystrom, Kjell E
Copyright (c) 1999 IBM Corporation
Abstract: Storage Area Network (SAN) offers simplified storage management, scalability, flexibility, availability, and improved data access, movement, and backup.
This redbook is written for people marketing, planning for, or implementing Storage Area Networks, such as IBM System Engineers, IBM Business Partners, system administrators, system programmers, storage administrators, and other technical support and operations managers and staff.
This redbook gives an introduction to SAN. It illustrates where SANs are today, who are the main industry organizations and standard bodies active in SANs, and it positions IBM''s approach to enabling SANs in its products and services.