Xsan with NetStor NA381TB
I would like to understand the possibility to build a low cost Xsan system using an hardware chassis called NetStor NA381TB
You can see a presentation of the item here:
As you can see, with a MacMini and a thunderbolt connection, i can have up to 96TB storage in Raid, using an Areca card.
My question is the following:
Until today i've always used fibre channel switches (Qlogic or Brocade).
If i mount 1 or 2 atto FC card (dual or quad port), can i build an Xsan system with 4 or 8 clients connecting directly the optical cables from the Fibre Channel cards of the chassis to the clients?
Thank you very much for your time