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Emulex, Brocade, Team With IBM

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX - News) and Brocade (Brocade(r)) (NasdaqGS:BRCD - News) today announced that the two companies' 4Gb/s storage area network (SAN) connectivity solutions and storage provisioning software have been incorporated into the new IBM(r) System Storage(tm) DS3400 Simple SAN Express Kits.

Emulex's EZPilot(tm) SAN installation and storage provisioning software, coupled with its LightPulse(r) 4Gb/s HBAs and the Brocade 210E switch have been integrated into the new IBM System Storage DS3400 Simple SAN Express Kits for simplified SAN deployment and management. This offering provides mid-sized businesses with an industry-leading SAN solution that is simple, powerful and affordable.

``Emulex is committed to expanding the market for SANs into the mid-sized enterprise by providing solutions that are easy to install, deploy and manage, which are ideal for first-time SAN users,'' said Mike Smith, executive vice president of worldwide marketing for Emulex. ``The combined technologies provided by Emulex, Brocade and IBM provide a robust, simple and affordable way to deploy a best-in-class SAN solution for a wide range of customers.''

Emulex Corp. (NYSE: ELX)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BRCD)

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