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IP network

A network that uses the IP protocol, which is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite. IP has become the global standard for networking, which includes the entire Internet, many of the data and voice networks of the telephone carriers, as well as nearly all private Ethernet and Wi-Fi networks. Any network that has not migrated to the IP protocol is considered a "legacy network." Windows PCs are integrated into an IP network using NetBIOS over TCP/IP, which supports the Windows system for assigning names to machines. See TCP/IP and legacy network.
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One of the most important issues regarding using IP networks for storage over wide area networks is reliable data transfer, or data integrity.
The Sprint peerless IP network is specifically tailored to meet the performance and security demands of government customers by eliminating connections to the public Internet and creating a closed user group environment," said Tony D'Agata, vice president and general manager for Sprint's Government Systems Division.
We are pleased to offer a new communication style unique to IP networks with our eSound and eSound Positioning, making conversations as real as possible," said Shinji Usuba, Director of eSound Venture Unit at Oki Electric Industry.
By connecting departmental servers to the FC SAN, all Fibre Channel storage becomes accessible to connected servers via iSCSI across the Ethernet IP network.
McDATA's IP Network Assessment Services test the health of the IP network by measuring latency and "jitter," data integrity, packet loss and out-of-sequence packets.
Understanding the drivers of storage performance and the limitations imposed by IP networks will help IT managers make smart decisions when designing their IF storage systems.
Gary George, president of IP Networks commented, "Atrica's products have met our expectations of high reliability and flexibility.
Once deemed a chimera, storage networking on standard IP networks is now a thriving reality whose presence may mark a turning point in the world of storage connectivity options.
The NTT Communications Global IP network is the world leading tier1 backbone linking Asia, Oceania, Europe, and North America with both IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.
The Intransa IP7500 storage system is engineered to run on Cypress's existing IP network and provide high availability for Cypress' mission-critical applications such as its geo-science applications -- Seismic Micro-Technology KINGDOM, Landmark Geographix Discover, Hampson-Russell HRS, and Geomodeling VisualVoxAT -- as well as the company's email, file storage and financial systems.
Transporting voice over IP: Comparison of circuit-switched telephony with a voice service provided by an IP network