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QLogic Intros SANbox 6142

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp.
(Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance
computing, today announced that the QLogic(r) SANbox(r) 6142
intelligent storage router is now available from Hitachi Data Systems,
a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT), and authorized
Hitachi Data Systems resellers. The SANbox 6142, qualified as
interoperable with Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage and Workgroup
Modular Storage storage systems, provides SAN-over-WAN connectivity
infrastructure in conjunction with Hitachi Data Systems TrueCopy(tm)
Remote Replication software to support disaster recovery, replication
and volume copy services over WANs. The combination of the QLogic
SANbox 6142 and Hitachi Data Systems TrueCopy software are ideal
business continuity and disaster recovery solutions which provide
distance replication, while maintaining application and data integrity.

The two companies are enabling their customers to achieve higher ROI
for business continuity solutions for data that is moved over any
distance.

"The innovative SANbox 6142 is a high performance, cost-effective
intelligent router packaged in a compact, space-saving form factor,"
said Steve TenBarge, vice president, Global Product Marketing, Hitachi
Data Systems. "With the SANbox 6142 and Hitachi TrueCopy software,
Hitachi Data Systems and QLogic are giving our customers a robust
solution for effectively reducing business risk by better protecting
data assets through remote replication while maximizing their
technology investments."

SANbox 6142 Intelligent Storage Routers -- Making SAN-over-WAN
Connectivity Easy

The 6142 sets a new price performance benchmark in the industry for
SAN-over-WAN connections. Leading applications for the 6142 are volume
replication over the WAN and backup and replication of data for
regulatory support. The 6142 features SmartWrite, the QLogic
patent-pending technology for accelerating and bridging SANs over WANs.

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