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How to Make Virtualized iSCSI SANs Work for You
Enterprises of all sizes are building flexible storage infrastructures by using iSCSI and virtualization technologies that let them allocate and shift storage

virtualized servers  their infrastructure over time. VIRTUALIZED SERVERS The production environment includes 8 ESX Servers based on dual & quad-processor, dual-core Opteron-based servers each with 24 to 32 GB's of RAM in support of a phased rollout of more than 200 virtual machines. Three additional ESX Servers are dedicated to test and development. Qlogic QLA4052C iSCSI HBAs are configured in each of the ESX Servers to enable SAN boot capability, Jumbo Frames support, and reduced I/O processing overhead. At present, 115

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio frequency identification (RFID) criteria cover tags and storage devices, readers, wireless hubs and servers, and the middleware necessary for evaluating an RFID system deployment. RFID systems are used in different situations that require the tracking of unique items. RFID tags, in the context of enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, make items visible from manufacturing through distribution. RFID tags may be used to carry basic information such as an address, to more complex information used at different stages of an assembly line.  

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