QLogic Ships HBAs for SUSE

QLogic ships virtual HBA technology for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell

March 20, 2008

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SALT LAKE CITY -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced that it is the first HBA vendor to ship production ready N_Port ID Virtualization(NPIV) solution for a shipping Linux distribution. Enterprise Linux customers can now get NPIV-capable Fibre Channel HBAs for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the latest Linux platform from Novell that features significant enhancements in virtualization, high performance computing, security, interoperability and system management. QLogic(r) market-leading 2400 series HBAs provide hardware-assist features that enable dynamic provisioning and flexible usage of HBA resources, helping IT managers to extend SAN best practices into virtualized data centers.

"QLogic has been a long time collaborator in developing virtualization management solutions in the data center," said Alan Murray, vice president of Product Management for Systems and Resource Management at Novell. "With today's announcement, enterprises can use ZENworks Orchestrator and QLogic NPIV to manage virtual ports on our SUSE Linux Enterprise Server platform, and use both physical and virtual resources more efficiently."

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