Fiber Channel

Fiber Channel

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In this chapter, we first discuss the basic features of fiber channel. Later, we discuss its technology, topology, classes of service, benefits, and applications. Finally, we will wrap up with an application for fiber channel technology-storage area network (SAN).

Chapter Contents:

  • 5.1 Basic Features
  • 5.2 Fiber Channel Technology
  • 5.3 Fiber Channel Topologies
  • 5.4 Classes of Services
  • 5.5 Benefits and Applications
  • 5.6 Storage Area Networks
  • Summary
  • Review Questions
  • Problems

Inspec keywords: telecommunication channels; storage area networks; telecommunication network topology; optical fibre networks

Other keywords: topology; SAN; fiber channel technology; storage area network

Subjects: Communication network design, planning and routing; Optical fibre networks; Computer communications

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