Emulex Corp. , a supplier of storage networking host bus adapters (HBAs), announced it has shipped its 500,000th Fibre Channel host bus adapter.
Emulex said its HBAs are deployed in a wide range of system environments, including Windows, UNIX, and mainframes, and are used by the world’s leading server and storage providers, including Compaq, EMC, Fujitsu-Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, and IBM.
“The shipment of our 500,000th HBA reinforces Emulex’s leadership position in the storage networking industry, and our dedication to providing our customers with high performance, reliable and flexible solutions for their enterprise applications,” said Paul Folino, Emulex’s President and CEO. “This installed base represents significant investments made by our customers, and we will continue to work to leverage those investments in new generations of Fibre Channel and IP storage networking products.”
“This milestone reinforces Emulex’s leadership position in the Fibre Channel HBA market,” said John McArthur, IDC’s Vice President of Storage Research. “Emulex continues to invest in and advance their technology, bringing advanced connectivity solutions for both Fibre Channel and emerging technologies, such as iSCSI to the world’s leading server and storage manufacturers.”