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Demartek Finds Emulex Superior

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Emulex Corporation
(NYSE:ELX) today announced the results of an evaluation report by Demartek, a firm specializing in independent analysis and lab validation testing of server, storage and security technologies, that compares the ease of installation and use of Emulex's HBAnyware(r) management software against a competing solution from QLogic(r) Corporation. Emulex HBAnyware is a powerful HBA management suite designed for efficient, scaleable administration of enterprise-class SAN connectivity. The Demartek report found that overall, Emulex HBAnyware was easier to deploy and use in large storage environments and has a more complete set of features than QLogic
SANsurfer(r) FC HBA Manager, especially for setting detailed control and diagnosis of HBAs.

"Demartek's independent analysis reinforces the compelling benefits of HBAnyware for our enterprise-class customers. We designed HBAnyware to streamline HBA management within large scale storage-attached environments, which ultimately saves our end user customers both time and money associated with managing and upgrading SAN connectivity,"
said Mike Smith, executive vice president of worldwide marketing for Emulex.
"HBAnyware centralizes HBA management and automates key administration tasks to ensure SAN Best Practices are leveraged across the entire data center."

Emulex Corp. (NYSE: ELX)