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QLogic Bows Infiniband HCA

DRESDEN, Germany -- QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced it is now shipping in volume the highest performing InfiniBand host channel adapter (HCA) in the industry, based on the QLogic® TrueScale™ ASIC platform for Double Data Rate (DDR) and Quad Data Rate (QDR) InfiniBand. The powerful new QLogic 7200 Series DDR HCAs are based on the TrueScale DDR™ ASIC and deliver a higher messaging rate and lower scalable latency than any competitive cluster interconnect available today. QDR adapters based on the TrueScale QDR™ ASIC will be available at the end of 2008. The new QLogic 7200 family of HCAs also represents the advancement of InfiniBand as a highly reliable network solution for HPC customers, with the industry’s first three-year warranty backed by global service and support.

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced that the industry’s first combination 4Gb Fibre Channel/1Gb Ethernet ExpressModule is now shipping for Sun Blade™ 6000 and 8000 systems. The plug-and-play QEM3472 ExpressModule, available from Sun as the Sun StorageTek™ Dual 4 Gb Fibre Channel Dual GbE ExpressModule Host Bus Adapter, can be added or removed without powering down or opening Sun Blade systems, maintaining precious uptime. Designed by QLogic based on the PCI ExpressModule industry standard specification the innovative quad port ExpressModule doubles the number of I/O ports available to users.

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