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Emulex 8-Gig HBAs Shipping in IBM Servers

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse(r) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) are now available with IBM System x servers.

The Emulex LightPulse HBAs provide System x clients with the increased bandwidth, manageability and CPU efficiency required to support the increased deployment of virtualized servers. IBM System x is a portfolio of robust servers built on IBM X-Architecture(r) -- IBM's blueprint for bringing innovation to Intel processor-based servers.

"Emulex has taken a leadership role in tandem with IBM to introduce greater functionality and support for virtualization and blade server environments," said Mike Smith, executive vice president, worldwide marketing, Emulex Corporation. "Incorporating Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs within IBM System x servers provides customers with higher performance and throughput, enabling greater scalability within virtualized server environments."

Emulex Corp.