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Emulex HBAs Supported in Oracle

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse family of 8Gb/s host bus adapters (HBAs) are now supported in Oracle® VM server virtualization software. With the high correlation between server virtualization and storage area networks (SANs), Emulex 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs deliver the I/O bandwidth necessary to accommodate the increased storage networking traffic brought on by enterprises deploying virtualized servers based on Oracle VM.

“Emulex is working closely with Oracle to deliver industry-first capabilities for enterprise-class data centers, such as data integrity, support for Virtual HBA technology and 8Gb/s Fibre Channel SANs,” said Mike Smith, executive vice president, worldwide marketing, Emulex Corp. “Leveraging Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs, customers can utilize twice the performance of today's products, providing the I/O scalability necessary to support increased numbers of applications running on Oracle VM-based virtualized servers, which helps reduce management, procurement, power and cooling costs.”

Emulex Corp.