Patty Driever – IBM

Howard Johnson – Broadcom Limited

FICON (Fibre Channel Connection) is an upper-level protocol supported by mainframe servers and attached enterprise-class storage controllers that utilize Fibre Channel as the underlying transport.  Mainframes are built to provide a robust and resilient IT infrastructure, and FICON is a key element of their ability to meet the increasing demands placed on reliable and efficient access to data.  What are some of the key objectives and benefits of the FICON protocol?  And what are the characteristics that make FICON relevant in today’s datacenters for mission-critical workloads?

In this webcast you’ll learn:

  • The world of the mainframe
  • The characteristics of mainframe I/O and FICON architecture
  • Key features and benefits of FICON

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