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Fibre Channel (FC)

A high-speed network technology, commonly running at 2-, 4-, 8- and 16-gigabit speeds, primarily used for storage networking. Fibre Channel has now become the standard connection type for storage area networks (SAN) in enterprise storage. Fibre Channel signaling can run on both twisted-pair copper wire and fiber-optic cables.