Fibre Channel (SAN)

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Occasional Contributor
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Registered: ‎06-04-2012

Fibre Cables SAN

Hi Friends,

What type of Fibre optics cables available(Single and Multi Mode)? I would like to understand the distance, speed limitations. I am very much new to SAN technology, hence wanted to understand how it works. Also  how can we achieve a fibre optic cable connectivity between 2 Data Center separated by 100-500KM?

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Posts: 251
Registered: ‎08-31-2009

Re: Fibre Cables SAN

Hello,

 

I'm thinking the best in your case is to ask your SAN storage provider for a presentation on the different possibilities based on your actual and future architecture. Due to the distance, the best option will be probably to study an FCIP solution.

 

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