The i-8100A switching gateway interconnects disparate storage area networks (SANs) across the wide area for applications such as Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Regulatory Compliance, Data Migration, or other critical projects.
LightSand i-7100F FICON extension gateways used to extend FICON channel over the MAN/WAN. IBM equipment included IBM Tape Libraries 3494, VTS PtP B20 and zSeries servers. Additional equipment included ESS-800 storage subsystems and enterprise class Ethernet switches. The effective extension distance is 44km.