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Emulex gets certification of its 2GB/S HBAS for use in HP-UX environments.

Emulex Corp. (NYSE:ELX), the world's leading supplier of storage networking host bus adapters (HBAs), has announced that its LightPulse 2Gb/s LP9002L Single Channel and its LP9002DC Dual Channel Fibre Channel HBAs are certified by HP for use in HP-UX 11i operating system environments.

Emulex has worked closely with HP to complete the "Certified for HP-UX"(1) program which ensures the highest levels of interoperability for Emulex HBAs into HP-UX 11i operating environments.

"Solidifying HP's certification for Emulex HBAs in HP-UX operating environments is a critical step in our ability to deploy solutions in this segment of the SAN space. By successfully completing HP's testing requirements, Emulex is in an excellent position to deploy new solutions into HP-UX environments, which will further enhance our position as the industry's leading supplier of Fibre Channel HBAs," said Mike Smith, executive vice president of worldwide marketing at Emulex.

"The HP-UX operating platform is an exceptional offering that provides IT managers with an open, easy-to-manage solution for enterprise storage applications."

"HP is pleased to see Emulex HBAs certified on HP-UX 11i platforms. The availability of certified Emulex HBAs will increase choice and maximize confidence for customers," said Vish Mulchand, product line manager, HP Business Critical Systems. "The extensive certification efforts of Emulex through the `Certified for HP-UX' program results in the integration and deployment of high-quality storage connectivity solutions."

HP has qualified the Emulex 2Gb/s LP9002L for the following HP servers running in HP-UX 11i operating environments: HP Superdome; HP Server rp8400; rp7410; rp7400; rp5400; and rp2400 series. The 2Gb/s LP9002DC Dual Channel HBA has been qualified for use with HP Superdome and HP Server rp8400 and rp7410 series.

Emulex is a supplier and developer of storage networking host bus adapters based on both Fibre Channel and IP networking technologies. The Emulex product families are based on internally developed ASIC, firmware and software technologies, and offer customers high performance, scalability, flexibility and reduced total cost of ownership.
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Date:Apr 14, 2003
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