What is iSCSI?


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iSCSI stands for Internet Small Computer System Interface. It enables a remote connection between a client computer and a server. The remote server is, in this case, a storage volume that shows up as a virtual hard drive on the local computer.

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The base element of iSCSI is the Small Computer System Interface, which is a feature of the existing information architecture of the computer network. It works by sending data to remote servers over the Internet Protocol, using bandwidth and without the need for cabling. The primary abilities of iSCSI are disaster recovery for business continuity, centralized storage and security over other communication methods.

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