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QLogic Recognized by Inspur, Leading Chinese OEM, With "Supplier of the Year for Support" Award
QLogic Receives Highest Scores in All Categories Including Sales Support, Technical Support, Marketing Support, Partner Profitability and Communication

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC) today announced that it has been recognized by Inspur Group, a leading OEM in China, with the "Supplier of the Year for Support" award, based on QLogic's strong product portfolio, commercial terms and engineering support. QLogic earned the highest scores in every category including Sales Support, Technical Support, Marketing Support, Partner Profitability and Communication.

A leading software developer and manufacturer of servers and storage, Inspur provides IP products and services to governments and enterprises in more than thirty countries and regions around the globe, and is a principal supplier of cloud computing solutions in China, delivering Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). Inspur servers have been the sales volume leader, among domestic brands in China, for the last 16 years and Inspur storage has been the volume leader for the last eight years. Inspur integrates QLogic Fibre Channel adapters and switches with Inspur servers and Inspur Active storage infrastructure.

"With comprehensive strengths in server, storage and software development, Inspur has become a critical go-to-market OEM partner for QLogic in China and beyond," said Alex Tan, vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan, QLogic. "This recognition is a positive indication that we are on the right track in not only supplying the right technologies to key partners like Inspur, but we are also backing up that technology with the right engineering, marketing and business services. We are optimistic that our collaboration with Inspur will be instrumental in maintaining our mutual momentum in the world's fastest growing economy."

"Our relationship with QLogic allows us to provide governments and enterprises with complete computing solutions," said Mr. Jin Li, vice president of Inspur. "QLogic Fibre Channel adapters and switches deliver the networking performance and reliability that we require to keep pace with our server and storage offerings. More importantly, QLogic goes beyond the sale, working closely with our teams on business issues and engineering requirements to make sure that our mutually marketed solutions are profitable and provide customer satisfaction."

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