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Emulex HBAs Shipping With HP Servers

LAS VEGAS -- HP Technology Forum -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its Emulex LightPulse(r) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) are now supported in the HP ProLiant rack-, tower- and blade-based server portfolio running Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Linux operating systems.

The new Emulex LPe12000 single-channel and LPe12002 dual-channel 8Gb/s PCI Express HBAs offer increased bandwidth, manageability and CPU efficiency, which are required to support the increasing deployment of virtualized servers. Emulex's LPe12002 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs offer
37 percent greater performance over competing 8Gb/s products.

"Emulex continues to work closely with HP to deploy server and storage solutions that provide greater functionality, improved system-level performance and increased application responsiveness," said Mike Smith, executive vice president, worldwide marketing, Emulex Corporation.
"Combining Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs and HP ProLiant servers enables customers to effectively connect large numbers of servers and arrays found in enterprise-class data centers, and experience uncompromised reliability, availability, serviceability and security."

Emulex Corp.