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Emulex Named Best in Class

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Emulex Corporation
(NYSE:ELX) was named Best-in-Class Supplier for OEM Products in Sun Microsystems' 2007 Supplier Awards program. The Supplier Awards recognize companies that make outstanding contributions to Sun's record of delivering superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers.

"Since becoming a Sun OEM partner just two years ago, it is an honor to be recognized by Sun for providing high levels of product quality and customer support," said Jim McCluney, president and CEO, Emulex Corporation. "We will continue to work closely with Sun to provide our mutual customers with innovative enterprise-class products."

The Best-in-Class Award evaluates the performance of all suppliers that delivered a similar product or service and recognizes the highest performer in that area. This award also considers suppliers that demonstrated significant improvement over the course of Sun's fiscal year. The Meritorious Performance Award recognizes suppliers that have shown exemplary performance in any specific area.

"Sun's direct-to-customer logistics model means we rely heavily on the support and determination of our supply base," said Eugene McCabe, executive vice president of Worldwide Operations at Sun. "We congratulate the top suppliers that are helping us build a reputation for record on-time delivery, lead-time performance and superior support."

Emulex Corp.