Costa Mesa, CALIF. — Emulex Corp., a leading supplier of Fibre Channel host adapters, announced the opening of an engineering design center in Longmont, Colo. The new facility houses an independent engineering team including software, hardware and ASIC development, in addition to a staff dedicated solely to testing and quality assurance programs.
“Emulex has enjoyed explosive growth and is aggressively hiring top engineers. We plan to embrace the wealth of technical talent in the Boulder/Longmont area and actively recruit engineers with diverse and leading-edge skill sets,” commented Ron Quagliara, senior vice president of research and development and CTO at Emulex.
“Emulex will also work closely with the local technical colleges and universities in an effort to broaden the company’s talent pool. Additionally, the new site is closer to many of our key customers and both current and potential strategic partners.”
The new facility not only meets Emulex’s current expansion requirements, but allows for its anticipated growth in the near future. Engineering expansion is a major step in achieving the company’s long-term business development objectives.
“The Longmont Area Economic Council is pleased to welcome Emulex to Longmont, Colorado. A growing number of advanced technology companies have chosen Longmont for their expansion needs and it exemplifies the type of superior business infrastructure, workforce and quality of life that high tech companies require,” said John Cody, president and CEO of the Longmont Area Economic Council.
“We are excited to expand our technical operation in Colorado’s rapidly growing high-tech corridor and look forward to remaining one of the industry’s most innovative and growth-oriented companies with regard to technical talent and the delivery of superior products,” asserted Paul Folino, president and chief executive officer of Emulex.
“Furthermore, the friendly community of Longmont and its selection of quality facilities were key factors in our decision-making process.”
Emulex Corp. is a leading designer, developer and supplier of a broad line of Fibre Channel host adapters, hubs, ASICs and software products that provide connectivity solutions for Fibre Channel SANs, network attached storage (NAS) and RAID. The company’s products are based on internally developed ASIC technology, are deployable across a variety of SAN configurations and operating systems, enhancing data flow between computers and peripherals. News releases and other information about Emulex are available via the Internet at http://www.emulex.com .