QLogic Corp. announced it will showcase interoperable, end-to-end InfiniBand(TM)
technology solutions that at this week’s Fall 2001 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in
According to Qlogic, it will show how IT departments can use QLogic’s
InfiniBand switch and input/output (I/O) module technology to boost
performance in database clustering applications like IBM’s DB2, as
well as video-on-demand, and multi-tier enterprise environment
applications, by connecting EMC Fibre Channel storage to
high-performance InfiniBand fabrics. In addition, QLogic said it will
demonstrate interoperability with InfiniBand solutions from more than
20 other industry leaders in the world’s largest InfiniBand fabric,
which includes 100 InfiniBand devices.
QLogic also said its InfiniBand-to-Fibre Channel I/O module technology and
15-port 2.5 Gbs InfiniBand switch will play a key role in bringing
InfiniBand Architecture and Fibre Channel fabrics together and that InfiniBand-capable servers will be able to connect to existing Fibre
Channel SANs (Storage Area Network) with QLogic’s plug-and-play,
InfiniBand I/O module technology.