NetApp Certifies Emulex

NetApp certifies Emulex CNAs with first native FCOE SAN storage solution

October 15, 2008

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DALLAS -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse(r) LP21000 family of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) have been certified for use with NetApp's newly announced native FCoE and Fibre Channel SAN storage solutions. By certifying Emulex CNAs with its new native FCoE SAN storage solution, NetApp is enabling customers to further consolidate their data centers over time by converging Fibre Channel and networking traffic over a 10Gb/s Enhanced Ethernet network, resulting in more streamlined IT operations and higher staff productivity.

"Emulex and NetApp have been active leaders in the development and ecosystem coordination of the FCoE standard, and today's news marks an important milestone in the production-ready availability and adoption of FCoE-based solutions," said Taufik Ma, vice president of product marketing, Emulex Corporation. "Emulex CNAs combined with NetApp's unified storage architecture provide customers with the freedom of choice to utilize Fibre Channel, FCoE or iSCSI and NAS storage as they migrate to a next-generation converged network environment."

Emulex Corp.

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