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vSAN (Virtual Storage Area Network)


Term
vSAN (Virtual Storage Area Network)

Abbreviation
vSAN

Definition
A vSAN (Virtual Storage Area Network) is a collection of ports from a set of connected fiber channel switches that form a virtual fabric. Ports within a single switch can be partitioned into multiple vSAN despite sharing hardware resources. Conversely, multiple switches can join a number of ports to form a single vSAN.

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