Issue No.02 - February (1980 vol.13)
I. Chlamtac , University of Minnesota
A back-end storage network allows heterogeneous mainframes and devices to share resources, unhampered by hardware compatibility requirements. This flexibility has implications for the network's performance.
W.R. Franta, P.C. Patton, I. Chlamtac, "Performance Issues in Back-End Storage Networks", Computer, vol.13, no. 2, pp. 18-31, February 1980, doi:10.1109/MC.1980.1653491