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Emulex to Supply HP HBA

Emulex expands SAN connectivity for HP Integrity Servers across HP-UX, Windows, and Linux operating environments

SOPHIA, France -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX - News) today announced that its 4Gb/s PCI Express I/O Controller (IOC) 3532 is the basis for a new HBA that will provide SAN connectivity for the HP Integrity family of servers running the HP-UX 11i operating system. This design win expands support for Emulex 4Gb/s SAN connectivity solutions across HP Integrity servers running Windows, Linux and HP-UX operating environments.

``This design win with HP's Integrity family of servers is an important milestone for Emulex's host server product line as it now boasts OEM design wins with all top-tier server vendor platforms, which reinforces Emulex's ongoing success in delivering best-in-class SAN connectivity,'' said Mike Smith, executive vice president of worldwide marketing for Emulex Corporation. ``Leveraging Emulex IOC technology to connect HP Integrity servers to SANs enables users to benefit from the most scalable SAN connectivity available today.''

Emulex's IOC technology meets the needs of multiple solution environments, ranging from blade servers to enterprise and midrange storage systems. The Emulex IOC 3532 architecture provides superior scalability, exceptional performance and integrated memory for enhanced reliability. Emulex's IOC 3532 features data corruption protection, a combination of parity, cyclic redundancy check (CRC), error-correcting code (ECC) and other advanced error-checking methods, ensuring end users a robust set of tools to protect their data.

``We are committed to providing Integrity customers with solutions that help reduce operational costs associated with their server environments,'' said Brian Cox, worldwide director of software marketing for Business Critical Systems at HP. ``Working with Emulex to supply SAN connectivity solutions across multiple operating environments provides customers with superior scalability, flexibility and the most efficient IT infrastructures.'' Emulex Corp.

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