This guide begins with storage area network basics to help those new to storage networking technologies get started on the right foot. For more advanced readers, the SAN strategy section identifies technology choices to be made in order to make the most of your clients' budgets. The SAN deployment and configuration section discusses many issues relating to the management of SAN infrastructures and helps you ensure you're building them properly. Then you'll find tips for handling trickier SAN deployment, management and performance issues.
If you're planning to work with both SANs and virtualization technologies, the guide presents SAN-specific virtualization issues and benefits to pass along to your customers. Finally you'll find case studies that demonstrate how others have taken advantage of SANs.
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