iFCP

Short for the Internet Fibre Channel Protocol, iFCP allows an organization to extend Fibre Channel storage networks over the Internet by using TCP/IP. TCP is responsible for managing congestion control as well as error detection and recovery services. iFCP allows an organization to create an IP SAN fabric that minimizes the Fibre Channel fabric component and maximizes use of the company’s TCP/IP infrastructure. [Adapted from Enterprise Storage Forum]

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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