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ALSO CALLED: Internet Protocol SAN, Internet Protocol Storage Area Networks, IP Storage, IP Storage Area Networks
DEFINITION: IP storage is a general term for several approaches to using the Internet Protocol (IP) in a storage area network (SAN) usually over Gigabit Ethernet. IP storage is an alternative to the Fibre Channel framework of the traditional SAN. Proponents of IP-based storage claim that it offers a number of benefits over the Fibre Channel alternative, and will promote the wide-spread adoption of SANs that  … 
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Manage Storage Traffic Your Way
sponsored by Brocade
VIDEO: This brief video explains why a dedicated IP storage network may be the best solution for handling business-critical workloads.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 21 Apr 2015

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Take Back Control of Your IP Storage Traffic
sponsored by Brocade
VIDEO: This brief video describes how you can free up bandwidth in your storage infrastructure by taking storage traffic off the shared network.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 18 Mar 2015

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The Importance of Creating an IP Storage Network
sponsored by Brocade
VIDEO: This brief video outlines the importance of building a new IP storage network. Tune in to learn how to get your storage IP network working efficiently to improve storage performance.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 18 Mar 2015

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Changing the Economics of Storage Consolidation
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WEBCAST: This Webcast explores ways to simplify IT through the use of IP storage consolidation solutions. View this presentation to learn how you can consolidate your storage without the cost and complexity of Fibre Channel.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2008

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IP SAN DEFINITION (continued): …  was predicted when they were first introduced. Although SANs have been around since the mid-to-late 1990s, they haven't enjoyed the market acceptance that developers expected. Fibre Channel issues, including expense, complexity, and interoperability issues are frequently cited as the cause. According to proponents, IP storage provides a solution to these issues that will enable the SAN to fulfill its early promise.For example, taking advantage of common network hardware and technologies may make IP SANs less complicated to deploy than Fibre Channel. The hardware components are less expensive, … 
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