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ESCON and fiber channel differences
Author(s): Richard Taborek
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Paper Abstract

Enterprise Systems Connection Architecture TM (ESCON) is a new IBMTM input/output (I/O) and interconnection architecture. Fiber Channel is an ANSI X3T9.3 draft standard which describes a high-performance serial link for support of higher-layer protocols associated with HIPPI, IPI, SCSI, and others. The two interfaces share many characteristics. This presentation focuses on the differences.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1784, High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels II, (9 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141065
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Richard Taborek, Amdahl Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1784:
High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels II
Kadiresan Annamalai, Editor(s)

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