jar writes "First came Fibre Channel, then iSCSI. Now, for the increasingly popular idea of using a network to connect storage to servers, there's a third option called ATA over Ethernet (AoE). Upstart Linux developer and kernel contributor Coraid could use AoE shake up networked storage with a significantly less expensive way to do storage -- under $1 per Gigabyte. Linux Journal also has a full description of how AoE works." Note that the LJ article is from last year; the news story is more recent.