The shareholding of FICON
Holdings would get cut down to 7.
The SANtegrity Binding feature is the critical security element for FICON
Cascading, which requires the fabric to be locked down in a more secure fashion.
IBM's leadership in delivering FICON
support, not only for Shark but also for its Magstar 3590 offering, will provide yet more drivers for IBM's fast-growing storage business.
Mainframe customers need to assess the cost and performance advantages that FICON
will bring to their data centers.
Data starts on the mainframe and is sent through the Fibre Channel network over the FICON
ULP to an intelligent storage subsystem that supports both FCP and FICON