Storage via EMC and Isilon

This Article is about the potential of Storage and how it affects large business in day to day operations which many people around the world will get to see the results.

EMC a Global Storage company, has outstanding Enterprise Storage products which are used by a Global set of end user clients daily without them even knowing it. Continue reading Storage via EMC and Isilon

Fibre Channel – What is it?

Fibre Channel is a technology for transmitting data between computer devices at data rates of up to 4 Gbps (and 10 Gbps in the near future). Fibre Channel is especially suited for connecting computer servers to shared storage devices and for interconnecting storage controllers and drives. Continue reading Fibre Channel – What is it?

What are the Market Drivers for SANs?

What are the Market Drivers for SANs?
The limitations in speed, distance, and connectivity of SCSI technology prompted the search for an alternative method to access storage devices. The need for LAN-free backups and data sharing started the initial move toward SAN technology. These necessities and the desire to keep all data on-line and accessible 24 hours a day to an increasingly global and/or Internet-based user population are driving current adoption.
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SAN – Storage Area Network

storage area network (SAN) is a dedicated network that provides access to consolidated, block level data storage. SANs are primarily used to make storage devices, such as disk arrays, tape libraries, and optical jukeboxes, accessible to servers so that the devices appear like locally attached devices to the operating system. A SAN typically has its own network of storage devices that are generally not accessible through the local area network by other devices. The cost and complexity of SANs dropped in the early 2000 to levels allowing wider adoption across both enterprise and small to medium sized business environments.

 

Network Administration

A comprehensive Network Management requires Technicians that know what they are doing and to get into the system and make sure all components of the Network are working correctly and in the maximum potential

Routers, Switches need to be setup  correctly to utilize the Network Infrastructure.

If using Internet for  Site to Site connectivity, IT manager needs to have a good understanding of how the ISP is running the network and what equipment you can use on both sites of the connection to Maximize results and connectivity.