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NetApp Supports QLogic 2500

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high-performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced that NetApp is now offering QLogic(r) 2500 Series 8Gb Fibre Channel adapters. The QLogic 2500 Series provides customers with advanced server virtualization technologies while preserving existing investments in software and infrastructure power levels that are unprecedented in the industry. QLogic's 2500 Series, which is interoperable with the NetApp(r) portfolio of Fibre Channel SAN solutions, is optimized for virtualization, power, RAS (reliability, availability, serviceability), security, and management, transforming server connectivity for NetApp customers into a competitive advantage.

"With the QLogic 2500 Series, we are providing our customers with the ability to expand their current SAN architecture with a unified host platform that supports 8Gb Fibre Channel SANs while maintaining compatibility with their existing 4Gb and 2Gb Fibre Channel investments," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions Marketing for NetApp. "Partnering with QLogic enables us to provide NetApp customers with high-performing Fibre Channel solutions that are ideal for their virtualized environments."

QLogic Corp.