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A fiber channel storage area network (FC SAN) is a system that enables multiple servers to access network storage devices. A storage area network enables high-performance data transmission between multiple storage devices and servers.
FC technology is essential for SAN implementation and establishes connectivity according to requirements.
In SAN terminology, fabric is the hardware that connects PCs and servers to storage devices.
The following are basic FC SAN components:
FC SAN has logical and physical features, as follows: