The iSCSI switch can create global IP-based storage networks to allow mission-critical data transfer to remote sites within the IP SAN.
The iSCSI switch enables storage pooling across multiple platforms and infrastructures and eliminates the need for host agents.
The iSCSI switch uses existing adapters, network and disk subsystems to form a sophisticated SAN solution ranging from 72GB to 16TB.
An iSCSI switch such as SANRAD's V Switch provides a single integrated hardware/ software solution to SAN management:
McData's acquisition last week of director developer Sanera along with iSCSI switch
vendor Nishan shows it beefing up its Fibre Channel offering while flexing its muscles in IP storage.
BladeCenter's integrated iSCSI switch
provides a single connection from the chassis to the storage array, speeding on-the-fly information retrieval.
This article will review how an iSCSI switch can be deployed to provide Disaster Recovery solutions in the following areas:
The iSCSI switch can perform mirroring with block-level virtualization capabilities.
The iSCSI switch provides an alternative solution that enables companies to use any system from any vendor to create the redundant mirrored partner.
SANRAD's iSCSI switch, as an example, provides synchronous mirroring using direct attached SCSI storage systems and direct-attached or fabric-attached FC storage systems.
With iSCSI as the clear answer, San Francisco-based SANRAD's V-Switch 3000 iSCSI switch
took the upper hand from the very beginning.
This is the first accelerator on the market to offer direct optical connectivity to industry leading iSCSI switch
and router solutions, and in independent testing has been verified to offer the same wire-speed performance at minimal CPU utilization as our other Gigabit accelerator products.