More efficient tape backup/restore environments are one of the driving forces behind so many companies migrating to Fibre Channel SAN implementations.
What does FC stand for?
FC stands for Fibre Channel
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- Female Condom
- Fencing Club
- Ferrule Connector (optical connector type)
- Ferrum College (Ferrum, VA)
- Ferry Corsten (Netherlands DJ/roducer)
- Fiber Cable
- Fiber Channel
- Fiber-Optic Connector
- Fibercore (wire rope)
- Fibre Carrier
Samples in periodicals archive:
FalconStor Software, Fujitsu, JNI and Seagate -- have joined QLogic in its commitment to develop 10Gb and 4Gb products for SAN customers, following the Fibre Channel Industry Association's (FCIA) vote to extend 4Gb Fibre Channel from an "inside the box" storage device interconnect into switched SAN fabrics.
Storage networking started even before the Fibre Channel standard was adopted in 1994 by ANSI.
Despite the growing acceptance of Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SANs) as the preferred method for consolidating stored data, many organizations still are struggling to find an affordable way to connect stranded islands of workgroup and departmental servers.
Nasdaq:QLGC), the only end-to-end storage area network (SAN) infrastructure provider, today announced that it has formed a consortium of vendors committed to developing open, interoperable 2Gb Fibre Channel solutions for Storage Area Networks (SANs).
Fibre Channel is not as complex as it appears, and in some ways is easier to administer than IP networks.
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2001 The Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced that the technical standards for multi-vendor Fibre Channel switch interoperability, FC-SW-2, have been approved by an overwhelming majority of T11 members.
Fibre Channel and IP Storage SANs will coexist because they have different strengths and are suited for different applications and markets.