The i-8100A SAN extension gateways with AR/DAT utilized to direct interconnect two DS over MAN/WAN. The i-8100A are implementing i-SWAN (Intelligent Storage WAN) technology. IBM® equipment includes IBM DS8100 and iSeries 570 servers located at customer site.
LightSand i-8100B FC extension gateways used to extend FC channel over the MAN/WAN. IBM equipment included: IBM zSeries z/990 servers, ESS-800 and DS8300 storage subsystems. The effective extension distance is 44km.