There has been much discussion on how InfiniBand complements, replaces, or compares with a variety of I/O standards. This white paper provides a basic understanding of PCI-X, Fiber Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, Storage over IP, HyperTransport, and RapidIO; how each compares with InfiniBand; and its position in the market with reference to InfiniBand. A matrix of features incorporated within these technologies is included in this document.

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