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.
The i-7100F FICON extension gateways utilized to extend FICON channel over MAN/WAN. The solution is exercised in customer production environment in cooperation with IBM BCRS, Portugal. The DiskCopy is used to replicate customer's data from STK storage arrays at customer location to ESS-800 on the IBM BCRS recovery site.