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Infortrend Selects Emulex

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX - News) today announced that its InSpeed(r) SOC 422 Embedded Storage Switches have been deployed in Infortrend's EonStor 4Gb/s Fibre Channel RAID and SBOD (Switched Bunch of Disks) family of redundant and single controller systems, enabling high performance switched back-end architectures that dramatically improve storage system RAS (reliability, availability and serviceability) and performance.

"Emulex's InSpeed embedded switches deliver the capabilities required by enterprise-class storage systems to make them faster, more reliable and more cost-effective," said Bob Whitson, senior vice president and general manager of embedded storage products, Emulex Corporation. "This design win signifies the continued adoption by OEMs of our embedded storage switches to create the most competitive enterprise-class storage systems possible."

Developed for storage system providers who want to maximize performance and avoid costly upgrades, the Emulex InSpeed SOC 422 is a 4Gb/s embedded storage switch that enables backward compatibility and a unique point-to-point switching capability across storage system back-ends. Emulex's award-winning, field-proven InSpeed embedded storage switch technology is the industry standard for connecting disk drives in the back-end of external storage systems.

"By combining Emulex's point-to-point switching technology with Infortrend's EonStor F16F RAID subsystem family, we are able to offer customers enterprise-class deployments with massive capacity capabilities, such as the ability to configure hundreds of disks in one system," said Howard Bau, vice president of research and development at Infortrend Technology. "Emulex's InSpeed technology enables customers to easily achieve high transaction performance for their database and web applications or build high capacity and sustained performance for their audio/video applications."

Emulex Corp.