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.
The i-8100A SAN extension gateways with AR/DAT utilized to interconnect two remote SAN fabrics over MAN/WAN without SAN merge. Backup is running to IBM 3584 tape libraries with 6 LTO1 enclosures from xSeries servers located at customer site.