FICON 101 – A Fibre Channel Connection Tutorial

Want to get up-to-speed on FICON? Here’s your chance. On June 19, 2018, experts from the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) will host a live webcast “FICON 101.”

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 in their ability to meet the increasing demands placed on reliable and efficient access to data.

In order to appreciate the critical role FICON plays, one needs to understand FICON key objectives, benefits of the FICON protocol, and characteristics that make FICON ideal for mission-critical workloads in today’s data centers. Our experts will cover all of that and more.

Register for this live FCIA webcast where you’ll learn:

  • Basic mainframe I/O terminology
  • The characteristics of mainframe I/O and FICON architecture
  • Key features and benefits of FICON

Remember, this webcast is live. Our experts will be on-hand to answer your questions on the spot. We hope to see you on June 19th.

2018-05-18T10:27:44+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

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