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Benefits of SAN

August 1, 2009

SAN: Storage Area Networks

Definition:

SAN is an architecture used to attach remote computer devices like disk arrays, tape libraries, optical juke boxes to server in such a way to make OS feel that these devices are connected locally.

Benefits Of SAN:

1. Faster and reliable than NAS.

2. Since storage is shared it simplifies storage administration.

3. Overall cost is reduced.

4. Devices need not be moved physically from remote places.

5. High performance with advanced features.

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