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QLogic Delivers HBAs to MSOFT

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp.
(Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance
computing (HPC), today announced availability of its Fibre Channel host
bus adapters (HBAs) for Microsoft Windows Server 2008, which was
launched worldwide by Microsoft today. Windows Server 2008 automates
daily management tasks, tightens security and improves efficiency,
while offering virtualization solutions that enable IT professionals to
reduce costs, increase hardware utilization, optimize their
infrastructure, and improve server availability. QLogic(r) Fibre
Channel HBAs, optimized for virtualized environments and Windows Server
2008 Hyper-V hypervisor technology, deliver industry-leading
performance in Windows Server 2008 environments.

Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V Helps Customers Make Best Use of Their
Server Investments

Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V, the next-generation hypervisor-based
server virtualization technology, allows customers to make the best use
of their server hardware investments by consolidating multiple server
roles as separate virtual machines (VMs) running on a single physical
machine. With Hyper-V customers can also efficiently run multiple
different operating systems -- Windows, Linux, and others -- in
parallel, on a single server, and fully leverage the power of x64

"As a key ecosystem partner, we are actively collaborating with
Microsoft to ensure that our HBAs seamlessly integrate with key
features of Windows Server 2008, such as Windows Server 2008
Hyper-V-based server virtualization and virtual machine management,"
said Amit Vashi, vice president of marketing, QLogic Host Solutions
Group. "QLogic Fibre Channel solutions are integrated with
hardware-assisted virtualization technologies in the Microsoft Hyper-V
hypervisor platform to extend fabric security and flexibility in
virtual environments."

QLogic Corp.