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March 12, 2013
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 12 — QLogic, the market share leader in Fibre Channel adapters, today announced that its 2600 Series 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters are now available through the EMC Select program for a broad range of EMC storage platforms. EMC customers can now implement QLogic’s award-winning 16Gb Fibre Channel technology for high performance storage environments.
The EMC version of the QLogic 2600 Series adapter is listed on the EMC Support Matrix (ESM) and qualified through the EMC E-Lab with EMC VMAX, VNX and VPLEX storage arrays. The adapter is pre-configured and designed for easy and quick implementation within these EMC storage environments.
“For well over a decade QLogic has provided high-performance Fibre Channel solutions for EMC and its customers,” said Amit Vashi, vice president of marketing, Host Solutions Group, QLogic. “QLogic 2600 Series adapters allow customers to accelerate performance of bandwidth-hungry enterprise applications such as video streaming, databases, backup and online transaction processing. Fully compatible with 8Gb and 4Gb products, QLogic 16Gb Fibre Channel solutions protect organizations’ IT investments.”
“Today's bandwidth-intensive environments require higher levels of service while keeping costs and power usage down,” said Deirdre Wassell, director of solutions marketing, EMC. “The increased I/O and bandwidth of 16Gb Fibre Channel will result in improved application performance for more Exchange mailboxes and virtual machines, as well as faster database processing and reduced backup times.”
QLogic 2600 Series 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters consist of several compelling attributes:
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QLogic is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, including adapters, switches and ASICs. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their data, storage and server networking solutions.
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