SCSI initiator


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SCSI initiator

(hardware)
A device that begins a SCSI transaction by issuing a command to another device (the SCSI target), giving it a task to perform. Typically a SCSI host adapter is the initiator but targets may also become initiators.
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For this method to be widely adopted, it must provide protection information enabled SCSI target devices the ability to work with both legacy SCSI initiator devices and protection information enabled SCSI initiator devices.
Ixia offers a unified platform for both SAN and LAN testing that provides comprehensive Data Center Ethernet testing with line rate FCoE traffic augmented by real world SCSI initiator and target emulation.
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SCSI Initiator, raw SCSI, file system, and IP protocol support are provided for selected operating systems.
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The solutions will include a full line of interoperable Serial Attached SCSI initiators, expanders and bridges -- all the chip-level components needed to build Serial Attached SCSI systems.