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16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Connectivity Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays

QLogic Gen 5 Technology Helps Drive Maximum Performance from EMC VNX Models

QLogic a supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced that its 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology is now available to order for EMC’s latest VNX® Series hybrid flash storage arrays. The collaboration between QLogic and EMC enables new levels of application performance, storage efficiency, and data availability for EMC customers.

The new series is designed to deliver no-compromises economics while balancing the performance, reliability and scalability requirements of virtualised data centres with a unified storage platform that supports both block and file storage. The combination of Fibre Channel technology with the popular EMC® VNX Series allows organisations to address their evolving data centre needs with proven, reliable storage solutions for today and tomorrow.

Vikram Karvat, of  QLogic  Said “Continued advancements in the EMC VNX Series and the addition of QLogic Gen 5 technology provide customers with robust scalability, performance headroom and investment protection in their storage infrastructure.”

These channel solutions are designed to tackle high-bandwidth, I/O-intensive applications where reliability is critical, Gen 5 Fibre Channel connectivity also allows enterprises to improve price-performance, reduce power consumption-per-gigabit and support more virtual machines per server.

The most advanced networks demand sophisticated capabilities, and the market has demanded,  innovation, flexibility, reliability and control for these environments. Breakthrough application performance gives customers faster time-to-data. Innovation delivers new capabilities, greater efficiency and maximum performance. Unprecedented flexibility connects mission-critical applications to any storage network, and robust infrastructure management capabilities put network controls in the hands of customers.