Next-Generation Ethernet Controllers Deliver Maximum Performance and Flexibility at 25, 40 and 100Gb Speeds
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced the company is sampling adapters based on the cLOM8514 network controller with Tier-1 server and storage OEMs. This is the industry' first 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) capable network controller. It is also the first controller that can support the emerging 25 Gigabit Ethernet standard (See QLogic Champions Innovation in Ethernet Networking, Joins 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium), and the first controller that is able to support dual-port, full line speed 40GbE performance with a PCIe Gen3 x16 host interface. The new QLogic® controller covers the breadth of Ethernet speeds from 10Gb to 100Gb with fully offloaded support for iSCSI, FCoE and low latency RDMA (RoCE & iWARP) services.
"The cLOM8514 is the flagship of QLogic's Ethernet portfolio and marks a pinnacle in technical achievement for networking solutions," said Vikram Karvat, vice president of marketing, QLogic, "Whether you are a hyper scale, MSP, private cloud or enterprise data center operator, this controller addresses your major advanced computing needs for the next several years and aligns well with next-generation, high-density switching solutions to scale network infrastructure in these environments."
QLogic Ethernet Adapter Solutions: High Performance with Flexibility
The QLogic cLOM8514 controller is ideal for satisfying the networking and storage requirements of hyper scale and highly virtualized data centers and performance-intensive enterprise applications, such as online transaction processing. Featuring multi-protocol offload and concurrent LAN (TCP/IP) and SAN (FCoE, iSCSI) and low latency protocol processing over a shared Ethernet link, QLogic adapters offer maximum flexibility, with ultra-low CPU utilization freeing up server cycles for business-critical applications and virtual machines. QLogic QConvergeConsole™ adds multi-platform, single-pane-of-glass management of FCoE, iSCSI and TCP/IP protocols for ease-of-administration and converged network deployment.
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. Reliability is backed by the highest mean-time-between-failure and the industry's only five-year warranties, and robust infrastructure management capabilities put network controls in the hands of customers.
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