Combination of QLogic Gen 5 Fibre Channel and Violin Flash Storage Platform Provides Improved Economics for Enterprise Data Centers
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced it is the exclusive provider of 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel connectivity for the Flash Storage Platform™ from Violin Memory®, Inc., a global pioneer of award-winning flash storage solutions for primary storage and demanding enterprise workloads. The combination of QLogic Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and Violin All-Flash Arrays makes it possible for customers to utilize faster 16Gb connections for greater throughput and workload capacity.
QLogic Gen 5 Fibre Channel products with dedicated per-port processing engines deliver industry-leading Fibre Channel performance with extremely low CPU utilization. This extreme performance eliminates potential I/O bottlenecks in today's powerful multiprocessor, multicore storage platforms while QLogic port-isolation technology provides unmatched deterministic scalability and resiliency. These QLogic products deliver best-in-industry performance and port densities, and the highest levels of data protection.
"Violin has been delivering All-Flash Arrays to the marketplace for nearly a decade, which demonstrates strong, growing demand for highly responsive storage solutions," said Vikram Karvat, vice president of products, marketing and planning, QLogic. "QLogic's award-winning Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology provides Violin Flash Storage Platform solutions with accelerated application performance, enterprise-class data protection and increased scalability."
"The Violin FSP is optimized for performance, scalability and simple management, regardless of enterprise application or workload," said Andrew Chen, senior director, product management, Violin Memory. "As a leading provider of Fibre Channel connectivity solutions, QLogic is an ideal partner to drive performance, throughput and workload capacity in the data center, helping our enterprise customers further define their competitive advantage."
The most advanced networks demand sophisticated capabilities, and for 20 years QLogic has consistently delivered performance, 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.
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