FCIP


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FCIP

(Fibre Channel over IP) A protocol for tunneling Fibre Channel data across an IP network. Fibre Channel was designed for local storage area networks (SANs), but FCIP extends the distance to remote locations via any IP network. See Fibre Channel, FCoE, iFCP and IP storage.
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The Iloilobased People's Movement for Jalaur River had questioned the construction of access roads even before the second FCIP step.
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These enhancements speed FCIP traffic to and across the network on both a protocol and a network level.
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Other ways of linking SAN islands are to use straight SAN-to-SAN un-routed ISL links, or to use IP-based FCIP or iFCP connections.
Additional protocols such as FCIP and iSCSI can be offered through the addition of future expansion blades.
The IP Storage Services Module supports both iSCSI (Internet Small Computer Systems Interface) and emerging FCIP (Fibre Channel over IP) protocols, for both cost-effective and long distance SAN connectivity across customers' existing networking infrastructures.
Brocade SX6 DR switch modules are able to support 32G FC, 10GE, and 40GE in the protocol interface and adopt FCIP and IPEX for higher performance, reliability, and scalability while enabling a greater degree of flexibility in networking.
The new program means that, the FCIP will not have payment limits, but it will be tied to conservation compliance, Rusbuldt said.
It is said to offer in one chassis module: 8 slots for any mix of 4Gb or 10Gb Fibre Channel I/O Blades, iSCSI intelligent storage router I/O blades, FCIP intelligent storage router I/O blades, or storage services platform (SSP) blades.
Susan Meltzer, CRM, FCIP was the 2000-2001 President of RIMS and is also the 2005 winner of the RIMS Goodell Award.