10 Things You Should Know About iSCSI

By Wayne Rash  |  Posted 2007-11-06 Print this article Print
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You really can use your existing Ethernet infrastructure to support iSCSI. Of course, thats assuming you have a fairly modern, high-capacity switch that will handle VLANs (virtual LANs), prioritization and maybe even jumbo frames. And, of course, it has
Right now, one of the hottest trends in storage is iSCSI appliances. Companies are in a rush to announce new products, roll out iSCSI versions of older products or introduce products that somehow work with iSCSI even if they don't actually do storage. All
Wayne Rash Wayne Rash is a Senior Analyst for eWEEK Labs and runs the magazine's Washington Bureau. Prior to joining eWEEK as a Senior Writer on wireless technology, he was a Senior Contributing Editor and previously a Senior Analyst in the InfoWorld Test Center. He was also a reviewer for Federal Computer Week and Information Security Magazine. Previously, he ran the reviews and events departments at CMP's InternetWeek.

He is a retired naval officer, a former principal at American Management Systems and a long-time columnist for Byte Magazine. He is a regular contributor to Plane & Pilot Magazine and The Washington Post.

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