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QLogic Sets Record With SANblade

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp.
(Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs),
stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that
QLogic(r) SANblade(r) 2400 Series 4Gb Fibre Channel HBAs (HP model
number HP AB379B) together with HP Integrity Superdome Itanium2 1.6GHz
servers achieved an unprecedented TPC-C benchmark score of 4,092,799
transactions per minute (tpmC) in HP-UX 11i environments.

"These latest TPC-C results validate that customers benefit from the
superior performance of QLogic SANblade 2400 Series HBAs," said Amit
Vashi, senior director of marketing, QLogic Host Solutions Group.
"Business-critical systems in enterprise datacenters utilize QLogic
SANblade 2400 Series HBAs to ensure the highest performance in real
world applications like Oracle Database."

"Performance scalability is crucial for customers to maximize the
deployment of more powerful servers like the HP Integrity Superdome and
drive business growth," said Lorraine Bartlett, director of worldwide
server marketing, Business Critical Systems, HP. "With their superior
scalability, QLogic SANblade 2400 Series 4Gb Fibre Channel HBAs played
a significant part in this TPC-C breakthrough."

QLogic Corp.