NPIV


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NPIVN-Port Id Virtualization
NPIVN-Port ID Virtualization (industry standard within storage networking)
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"Emulex was instrumental in the delivery of NPIV support in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 and we continue to work closely to deliver new features, such as data integrity for our enterprise-class IT customers."
It also claims to utilize N Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) technology, which has been standardized by the industry's T11 Technical Committee as a method to virtualize multiple SAN devices for greater interoperability and scalability.
Brocade said the SAN director can help remove potential bandwidth restrictions with future System z9 mainframe-class systems and provide support for N_Port ID Virtualisation (NPIV) for zSeries Linux users.