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-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.