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QLogic, Onaro Partner

SAN DIEGO -- QLogic
Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters
(HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, and Onaro, Inc.,
the leader in storage service management, today announced the two
companies have signed an agreement in which QLogic will license a fully
functional trial version of Onaro SANscreen SME Edition, an innovative
application that allows SAN administrators to achieve real-time
feedback about their SAN infrastructure. The partnership is designed to
benefit the growing number of datacenter customers deploying the
QLogic(r) 10Gb Fibre Channel backbone architecture, by reducing overall
provisioning times, reducing troubleshooting overhead, and improving
capacity planning activities. The partnership is also designed to drive
new business for QLogic channel partners by significantly increasing
their ability to provide value-added services to datacenter customers.

"There is a great opportunity in small and medium enterprises for
applications that can help the end customer optimize their storage
infrastructure around the scalable QLogic architecture," said Jesse
Parker, vice president and general manager, QLogic Network Solutions
Group. "Onaro's SANscreen SME Edition provides a valuable set of tools
to take full advantage of this opportunity. Introducing our customers
to the benefits of the best-in-class Onaro-supported solution adds a
new dimension to the overall solution effectiveness."

Onaro's SANscreen product family is the first and only award winning
storage service management (SSM) solution that matches the services
delivered by the storage infrastructure with application requirements.
The result is dramatically improved discovery, capacity planning,
service monitoring, change management, and audit/compliance. The
SANscreen SME Edition being used by QLogic enables organizations to
gain the operational efficiencies of the core SANscreen Foundation
product but tuned to the demanding needs of the small and medium
enterprise.

"Onaro SANscreen SME Edition software provides a great opportunity to
expand our Professional Services offering, drive incremental product
sales, and ultimately increase customer satisfaction," said Jason
Forrest, National Practice Director, FusionStorm.

Onaro Inc.

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