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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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Building the Storage Extension Network You Need
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the kind of technologies needed in today's storage networks, discussing bandwidth management, resiliency and more.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Brocade

Achieve Secure Local Replication Performance over Long Distance for IP Storage
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can better meet your IP storage recovery goals with a IP extension switch.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Brocade

Best Practices for IP Storage
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to deploy dedicated networks for IP storage in a way the enables improved management, performance, contained failure domain, security, span of control, and IT agility.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Brocade

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

Brocade

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

Brocade

Scaling out Storage as Unstructured Data Explodes
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about a switch system that provides key network capabilities to help ensure optimal scale-out performance in distributed storage and distributed compute environments. Access now and learn how this technology can help your business meet the storage needs of the current market and in the future.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Brocade

Tips for Building an IP Storage Environment
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: With data importance and volume skyrocketing, the choice to adopt IP storage networks is finding its way onto many CIO's desks—but why? Find out the answers to that and more by reading this white paper today.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2015

Brocade

Case Study: Afrihost Improves Performance, and Minimizes Manual Intervention with iSCSI
sponsored by Brocade
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how by deploying the right iSCSI storage system, Afrihost was able to support rapid growth, improve performance, and increase server virtualization density, all while minimizing the need for manual intervention.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Brocade

Supporting VM Farms with Dedicated IP Storage
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the benefits of moving to an IP dedicated storage network for VM farms and examines a system that can make this move as easy and seamless as possible.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Brocade

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

Brocade

The Five Keys to Building a Successful Cloud Services Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The market for cloud computing is growing and the service providers that have the ability to adapt to market changes that will continually grab the most market share. This paper will help you do just that: understand what it takes to succeed as service providers move aggressively to cloud services. Read on to learn more about the five keys.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

CA Technologies.

Top Five Reasons to Sell EMC’s New VNXe Series Unified Storage
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to Increase your opportunities and shorten your sales cycle by selling the EMC® VNXe™ series, a new unified storage offering for small and medium-size businesses. Continue reading this paper to learn the top five reasons to sell EMC’s new VNXe series unified storage.
Posted: 14 Mar 2011 | Published: 14 Mar 2011

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Best Practices for High Performance NFS Storage with VMware®
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: BlueArc NFS is a cost-effective solution that meets the performance requirements of even the most demanding VMware environments. Read this paper to learn more about BlueArc NFS technology.
Posted: 28 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

BlueArc Corp.

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

EMC Corporation

Best Practices for IT Storage Consolidation: How IP SAN and VMware are Changing the IT Landscapes
sponsored by Intransa, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many key factors driving enterprises to consolidate their server & storage resources. Read this white paper to learn how organizations are using technologies such as IP SAN and VMware to simplify their management through consolidation.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Intransa, Inc.

The IP Storage Payoff: Turning your investment into efficient, affordable results
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the many data storage challenges facing the IT staff at today's midsize enterprises and discusses how IP-based networked storage can help them overcome these challenges.
Posted: 08 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

EMC Corporation

iSCSI SAN eGuide
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, iSCSI is becoming an attractive SAN option because of its lower cost, easier maintenance and simpler management over Fibre Channel. This guide from SearchStorage.com provides a detailed overview of iSCSI, tips for deplo...
Posted: 02 Apr 2007 | Published: 25 Jan 2007

Dell | EMC

Cisco MDS 9000 Family Investment Protection
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guide to the investment protection offered between first-generation and second-generation Cisco MDS 9000 Family linecards, supervisor, and chassis.
Posted: 01 May 2006 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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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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