IP SAN


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IP SAN

(Internet Protocol Storage Area Network) See IP storage.
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These IP SAN attributes are continuous real-time data access even during component or system failure, low scalability costs to maintain a consistent CAPEX over time and the ability to deliver high peak load performance to a large number of utility storage customers.
The demand for true IP SAN systems is exploding in India and with Intransa's software IP SAN technology HCL Infosystems has set its sights on becoming the dominant player in the SAN space," says Mr.
In an IP SAN configuration, backup software instructs client servers to send backup date to logical volumes presented by the IP SAN over a dedicated Gigabit Ethernet link.
Leading IP SAN solutions offer a complete disk-to-disk backup solution that offloads backup and restores operations from the company local area network (LAN) onto a dedicated, Ethernet-based IP SAN.
Since Intransa IP SAN systems affordably scale from 4 to 1,000 terabytes of RAID-protected storage, and can leverage the company's recently released DynaStac Thin Provisioning, this is an important announcement for customers looking to consolidate.
IP SAN solutions are also becoming popular for secondary storage, in both departmental data centers and the glass house.
In addition, the NetApp IP SAN solution based on iSCSI simplified overall management, enabling the IT team to control administration costs despite the rapid growth.
Founded in September 2005, Siafu Software's mission is to deliver easy-to-install, easy-to-manage encrypted iSCSI solutions for affordable IP storage, including Siafu Swarm[TM] IP SAN Appliances which deliver the benefits of storage networking to small and mid-sized business.
Many medium-sized businesses have delayed the implementation of IP SANs because of the complexity and expense of Fibre Channel SAN technology solutions.
As the only major initiator supplier with a generally available iSCSI adapter, we anticipate that the introduction of iSCSI targets such as the iCS2100, will accelerate the deployment of IP SANs.
Siafu Swarm IP SAN Appliances: A series of IP SAN appliances that deliver the benefits of storage networking to small and mid-sized business that want encryption, storage consolidation, centralized management, automatic backup, high availability and seamless integration with the Microsoft operating environment.
The product delivers enterprise-class universal IP SAN, NAS and disaster recovery solutions using the fastest arrays available in the market while preserving existing Fibre Channel, SCSI and iSCSI storage investments.