QLogic Links to Windows Server

QLogic announces availability of InfiniBand products for Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008

September 22, 2008

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced the availability of QLogic InfiniBand switches and adapters for Microsoft HPC Server 2008. Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 was launched worldwide by Microsoft today and makes supercomputing more accessible to end users allowing them to seamlessly harness the power of distributed computing through a familiar Windows desktop environment without requiring specialized skills or training. Shipping in October, QLogic InfiniBand networks for Windows HPC Server 2008 are optimized to deliver the high-bandwidth, low-latency fabric needed for demanding high performance computing applications.

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced successful testing of its 8000 Series converged network adapters (CNAs) at the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA)-sponsored plugfest, conducted at the University of New Hampshire's Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) last week. The QLogic 8000 Series, the world's first commercially available FCoE CNAs, successfully interoperate with all Fibre Channel and FCoE products provided by other industry-leading plugfest participants. With support from the FCIA as well as major server, storage and networking companies, FCoE products are becoming available in the marketplace and adoption is expected to be swift. QLogic FCoE CNAs consolidate data and storage networking traffic onto a single 10GbE converged network adapter, resulting in significant cost savings for customers while preserving their existing investments in Fibre Channel storage and tools.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced certification of the QLogic(r) 8000 Series Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) converged network adapters, QLogic 2500 Series 8Gb Fibre Channel adapters and SANbox(r) 8Gb Fibre Channel switches on Oracle(r) Enterprise Linux versions 4.7 and 5.2. In addition, QLogic 2500 Series adapters are now certified with Oracle VM.

In addition to the certification, these products are fully tested and supported for deployment as part of the Oracle Validated Configurations Program for Linux. Oracle Validated Configurations are pre-tested, validated architectures with software, hardware, storage, and networking components with documented best practices for fast, easy, low-cost deployment. Oracle and its strategic partners offer and recommend these configurations to achieve standardization and to enable end-users to deploy fully tested solutions with high performance, scalability, and reliability while lowering infrastructure costs.

QLogic Corp.

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