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QLogic Supports VMware

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (NasdaqGS:QLGC - News), a leading supplier of iSCSI host bus adapters (HBAs), today announced that its SANblade(r) 4050 Series iSCSI HBAs are the first in the industry to support VMware Infrastructure 3. VMware Infrastructure 3 allows customers to deploy virtual infrastructure pervasively with expanded support for iSCSI storage including iSCSI arrays from leading vendors. Optimized for virtualized environments, QLogic SANblade 4050 Series iSCSI HBAs complement VMware Infrastructure 3 by enabling high performance IP SANs and simplifying SAN management with boot-from-SAN capabilities.

"VMware has quickly risen as a major force in driving virtual infrastructure," said Amit Vashi, senior director of marketing, QLogic Computer Systems Group. "With hardware based iSCSI and TCP-IP offload and boot-from-SAN capabilities, QLogic SANblade iSCSI HBAs offer the first HBA solution of this kind for VMware environments connected to IP based SANs."

QLogic Corp.