Google ‘storage’ and, apart from the odd link to IKEA, data storage is starting to become more prominent. That Ultra-640 SCSI, 15,000 RPM 30GB drive you proudly have in your best server is taking center stage in Storage Area Networks (SANs). As the options for building a SAN are becoming numerous, and the prices are starting to look attractive, maybe you need to get to grips with the fundamental technologies, and terminology. Have I got a whitepaper for you! Introduction to Storage Technologies.