This book discusses the implementation of Fibre Channel technology for Mass Storage environments. It opens with discussions on storage architectures, their limitations, and how Fibre Channel helps to overcome these limitations.
Next, details of the Fibre Channel technology, focused on the mass storage application, are discussed. Addressing schemes for the Hewlett-Packard implementation are covered in detail as well as Hewlett-Packard products supporting this technology. And finally, future developments and improvements are addressed.