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NPIVN-Port ID Virtualization (industry standard within storage networking)
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In addition, the use of NPIV technology contributes to lower operational costs by allowing server and storage administrators to manage larger and more consolidated SANs with fewer switch domain counts, thereby simplifying overall SAN management.
The BridgeX SDK enables virtual and converged I/O features such as instantiation of virtual HBAs over FCoE CNAs and mapping them to T-11 NPIV compliant FC ports facing the SAN.