Customer needed to relocate the their CPD to a new Data Center and at the same time copy Prod. and Develop. Data to IBM BCRS recovery site. The i-8100F FICON extension gateways utilized to extend FICON over MAN/WAN. The solution is exercised in customer production environment in cooperation with IBM® BCRS, Portugal.
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.