QLogic, LSI to Cross-Certify

QLogic and LSI to cross-certify InfiniBand-based products

February 13, 2008

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and MILPITAS, Calif. -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking forstorage and high performance computing (HPC), and LSI Corporation(NYSE:LSI) today announced that the two companies will be workingtogether to cross-certify InfiniBand(r)-based storage systems from LSIwith QLogic InfiniBand networking products. LSI, a charter member ofthe QLogic(r) HPCtrack(tm) program, plans to build on its longstandingrelationship with QLogic through cross-certification efforts that allowboth companies to deliver better InfiniBand solutions and support tojoint customers.

"Our strong relationship with QLogic and its HPCtrack program is a keypart of our InfiniBand product strategy. We are excited about theInfiniBand interoperability as it is the selected storage systeminterface from the first PetaScale-class supercomputer at Oak RidgeNational Laboratory," said Julie Ryan, director of alliances, EngenioStorage Group, LSI. "With the ability to conduct interoperabilitycertifications with the very latest solutions from QLogic and othercritical members of the HPC ecosystem, we will be able to optimize thereliability and performance of our products for the marketplace."

"LSI has been a strong member of our SANtrack program for several yearsand with the addition of this important partner to our HPCtrack roster,we can begin to deliver compatible, best-of-breed InfiniBand solutionsto our mutual HPC customers," said Joe Kimpler, director of businessalliances, QLogic Corp. "We look forward to working closely with LSI asthe HPC market continues to expand into increasingly broaderapplications."

QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq: QLGC)

LSI Corp.

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