The QLogic switch solutions enable NPIV or E_port connectivity to any standards-compliant fabric, including edge and director switches from QLogic and other leading Fibre Channel switch vendors. This means customers can confidently add BladeCenter server and I/O resources throughout the enterprise, with complete interoperability. The QLogic 8Gb Fibre Channel/1GbE combo card (CFFh) provides space, power and cost-saving I/O connectivity for blade server customers in Global 2000 enterprises. The combo card is optimized for performance in virtualized environments, and is green-friendly with unique Dynamic Power Management and Cool HBA technologies.
These fourth-generation QLogic products give IBM BladeCenter customers easy-to-use, highly scalable solutions for expanding Fibre Channel fabrics, said Jesse Parker, vice president and general manager, QLogic Network Solutions Group. QLogic 8Gb networking solutions for IBM BladeCenter make it easy for businesses to use their IT budgets wisely, spending money to expand only if and when they are ready to grow.