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Storage Area Network


A storage area network (SAN) refers to data storage devices that are are connected to one another, and that link to servers that make their content available to users in the network. SANs can be used to store, retrieve, and mirror data, among other functions.

Sources :

http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/definition/storage-area-network-SAN http://www.snia.org/education/storage_networking_primer/san/what_san http://compnetworking.about.com/od/networkstorage/g/storage_san.htm

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