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What does SAN stand for?

SAN stands for System Area Network

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Hitachi's new Thunder product line represents a significant step forward in distributed storage technologies," said Robert Montague, managing director, System Area Network Research, RBC Capital Markets.
a provider of VI-based data center networks, has announced that Microsoft has selected Giganet's high-performance Virtual Interface (VI) Networking products as the system area network for the new Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), opening on October 12, 2000 in Austin, Texas.
Both System Area Network and Storage Area Network initiatives are not mutually exclusive and in fact are largely complementary, in that both are attempting to drive industry-standards into business-critical enterprise computing.