ESCON


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AcronymDefinition
ESCONEnterprise Storage Connectivity
ESCONEnterprise System Connection
ESCONEnterprise System Connection (IBM)
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Under the terms of the agreement, Data-Shield is to deliver Optica's Prizm technology to facilitate multi-channel FICON to ESCON (and Bus/Tag) conversion on S/390 and System z mainframes.
The Symmetrix z8000 series delivers superior price/performance levels for mainframe storage applications in FICON and ESCON environments.
To make more efficient use of a wavelength, multiple ESCON channels can be aggregated within a single wavelength using cards equipped with multiple, lower-speed ports.
EMC and McDATA have shipped and installed more ESCON ports than all other companies in the world.
Protocol Transparency/Low Latency--Most DWDM systems support Fibre Channel, ESCON, ATM, FICON, GbE, SONET/SDH, Sysplex Coupling Facility timers, and video.
ESCON only supports approximately 17MB of bandwidth, creating the bottleneck.
The supported distance is generally restricted to the ESCON distance of 43km maximum.
With FICON as an ULP, there is no need for a gateway like there is currently between ESCON and SAN environments.
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