QLogic Intros Gateway

QLogic announced the release of the HP StorageWorks IP Distance Gateway, an intelligent storage router based on QLogic SANbox 6142 technology

April 11, 2007

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ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- QLogic Corp.(Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs),stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced therelease of the HP StorageWorks IP Distance Gateway, an intelligentstorage router based on QLogic(r) SANbox(r) 6142 technology. The IPDistance Gateway is fully qualified with HP StorageWorks ContinuousAccess EVA software and HP StorageWorks Business Copy to improve datamanagement and replication for HP StorageWorks XP and EVA arrays. Inaddition, the router offers SAN growth without limitations by utilizingthe company's established IP network to share SAN devices and datareplication services across remote SAN islands.

"With greater ease of use, an improved price-performance ratio and theability to work with any vendor fabric, the IP Distance Gatewayimproves the total cost of ownership for HP StorageWorks customers,"said Shishir Shah, general manager, QLogic Storage Services Group."Enterprises can realize additional benefits including easier datamigration for applications and greater business continuity."

"QLogic storage networking has been a valuable asset to HP StorageWorksproducts and services, which help businesses keep up with theirchanging data management, business continuity and disaster recoveryneeds," said Kyle Fitze, director of SAN marketing, StorageWorksDivision, HP. "With QLogic SAN technology on the IP Distance Gatewayfor HP StorageWorks, customers are assured a strong platform thatoffers improved performance for present and future data management andreplication requirements."

QLogic Intelligent Storage Router Technology -- Making SAN-over-WANConnectivity Easy

The QLogic SANbox 6142 is business critical infrastructure required toconnect SANs-over-WANs for disaster recovery, replication and volumecopy services. For improved SAN scalability and lower managementoverhead when connecting SANs-over-WANs, the SANbox 6142 provides SANfabric independence -- the ability to bridge multiple remote SANswithout the complication of having to merge SAN Fabrics. Along the way,the SANbox 6142 sets a new price performance benchmark for SAN-over-WANconnectivity.Pricing and availability

The HP StorageWorks IP Distance Gateway is now shipping. Pricing shouldbe obtained from HP and authorized HP resellers.

QLogic Corp.

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