channel-attached device

channel-attached device

[′chan·əl ə¦tacht di‚vīs]
(computer science)
Equipment that is directly connected to a computer by a channel.
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Specifically, these products are designed to connect to Fibre Channel-attached devices using either the Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) or Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) protocol.
For a site with channel extension already installed for mainframe peripherals, this new capability allows them to support remote channel-attached devices and remote PC users from a single system.
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