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QLogic QDR InfiniBand Adapters Available Through Voltaire
QLogic HCAs Added to Voltaire's 40 Gb/s QDR InfiniBand Portfolio as Fully Interoperable Networking Solutions for the HPC Marketplace

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 25, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC) today announced that its QDR InfiniBand host channel adapters (HCAs) will be available from Voltaire (Nasdaq:VOLT) as part of the company's end-to-end portfolio of QDR InfiniBand solutions. Fully tested for interoperability, Voltaire will offer QLogic(R) 7300 Series HCAs alongside its Grid Director(TM) line of QDR InfiniBand switches and software, providing HPC customers with end-to-end 40 Gb/s InfiniBand performance.

"The QLogic 7300 Series is a highly compelling QDR InfiniBand HCA that complements all of our high performance Grid Director 40 Gb/s InfiniBand switches," said Asaf Somekh, vice president of marketing, Voltaire. "This collaboration with QLogic enables us to offer customers more highly scalable connectivity options from one convenient source."

"This agreement marks the continued expansion of our InfiniBand HCAs in the HPC market place," said Jesse Parker, vice president and general manager, Network Solutions Group, QLogic. "QLogic 7300 Series HCAs deliver a higher messaging rate and lower scalable latency than any comparative cluster interconnect available today. Delivering a message rate of 30 million messages per second, the QLogic 7300 Series outperforms comparative QDR adapters by a ratio of more than five to one1. We look forward to collaborating with Voltaire to address customers' increasingly complex HPC requirements."

The QLogic 7300 Series HCAs are fully interoperable with the Voltaire Grid Director portfolio of QDR InfiniBand switches and will be available from Voltaire in early Q3.

Additional information on QLogic 7300 Series HCAs is available at:

http://bit.ly/dAginI.

Additional information on Voltaire Grid Director InfiniBand Switches is available at:

http://bit.ly/bLXEb1.

1Based on results from the "OSU MPI Multiple Bandwidth / Message Rate Test."

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About QLogic

QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, including adapters, switches and ASICs. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their data, storage and server networking solutions. For more information, visit www.qlogic.com.

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